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    2. Optical Coherence Tomography Signs of Early Atrophy in Age-related Macular Degeneration: Inter-Reader Agreement. CAM Report 6

      Optical Coherence Tomography Signs of Early Atrophy in Age-related Macular Degeneration: Inter-Reader Agreement. CAM Report 6
      Objective: To determine the inter-reader agreement for incomplete and complete retinal pigment epithelium and outer retinal atrophy (iRORA and cRORA respectively) and their related features in age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Design: Inter-reader agreement study. Participants: Twelve readers from six reading centers. Methods: Following formal training, readers qualitatively assessed 60 optical coherence tomography (OCT) B-scans from 60 eyes with AMD for nine individual features associated with early atrophy and performed seven ...
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    3. A Normative Database of A-Scan Data Using the Heidelberg Spectralis Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Machine

      A Normative Database of A-Scan Data Using the Heidelberg Spectralis Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Machine
      Purpose Develop the first normative database of macular and circumpapillary scans with reference values at the level of the A-scan using the Heidelberg Spectralis Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) machine. Methods This study is a retrospective cross sectional analysis of macular and circumpapillary OCT scans of healthy individuals. All participants had a full ophthalmic examination, including best corrected visual acuity, intraocular pressure, biomicroscopy, posterior segment examination and OCT scan. The volume ...
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    4. Objective quantification of lens nuclear opacities using swept-source anterior segment optical coherence tomography

      Objective quantification of lens nuclear opacities using swept-source anterior segment optical coherence tomography
      Background/aims: The primary objective is to quantify the lens nuclear opacity using swept-source anterior segment optical coherence tomography (SS-ASOCT) and to evaluate its correlations with Lens Opacities Classification System III (LOCS-III) system and surgical parameters. The secondary objective is to assess the diagnostic performance for hard nuclear cataract. Methods: This cross-sectional study included 1222 patients eligible for cataract surgery (1222 eyes). The latest SS-ASOCT (CASIA-2) was used to obtain ...
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    5. Early diagnosis of multiple sclerosis by OCT analysis using Cohen's d method and a neural network as classifier

      Early diagnosis of multiple sclerosis by OCT analysis using Cohen's d method and a neural network as classifier
      Background The consequences of inflammation, demyelination, axonal degeneration and neuronal loss in the central nervous system, typical of the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), are manifested in thinning of the retina and optic nerve. The purpose of this work is to diagnose early-stage MS patients based on analysis of retinal layer thickness obtained by swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT). Method OCT (Triton SS-OCT device -Topcon, Tokyo, Japan-) recordings were obtained ...
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    6. Hyper-reflectivity on optical coherence tomography in macular telangiectasia type 2

      Hyper-reflectivity on optical coherence tomography in macular telangiectasia type 2
      Purpose: To define, characterize and classify hyper-reflectivity on optical coherence tomography (OCT) and report its prevalence in macular telangiectasia type 2 (MacTel). Methods: In a primary cross-sectional analysis, multimodal imaging data were retrospectively analyzed. The definition of hyper-reflectivity and neovascularization on OCT followed OCT-angiography-based criteria. Eyes were graded for the presence of hyper-reflectivity and neovascularization and further categorized into three classes based on position and extent of hyper-reflectivity. In a ...
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    7. Validation of an Automated Quantification of Relative Ellipsoid Zone Reflectivity on Spectral Domain-Optical Coherence Tomography Images

      Validation of an Automated Quantification of Relative Ellipsoid Zone Reflectivity on Spectral Domain-Optical Coherence Tomography Images
      Purpose : Relative ellipsoid zone reflectivity (rEZR) represents a potential biomarker of photoreceptor health on spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). Because manual quantification of rEZR is laborious and lacks of spatial resolution, automated quantification of the rEZR would be beneficial. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability and reproducibility of an automated rEZR quantification method. Methods : The rEZR was acquired using a manual and an automated approach in ...
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    8. High Spatial Endothelial Shear Stress Gradient Independently Predicts Site of Acute Coronary Plaque Rupture and Erosion

      High Spatial Endothelial Shear Stress Gradient Independently Predicts Site of Acute Coronary Plaque Rupture and Erosion
      Aims To investigate local haemodynamics in the setting of acute coronary plaque rupture and erosion. Methods and Results Intracoronary optical coherence tomography performed in 37 patients with acute coronary syndromes caused by plaque rupture (n=19) or plaque erosion (n=18) was used for 3D reconstruction and computational fluid dynamic simulation. Endothelial shear stress (ESS), spatial ESS gradient (ESSG), and oscillatory shear index (OSI) were compared between plaque rupture and ...
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    9. Predicting Progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Using Optical Coherence Tomography and Fundus Photography

      Predicting Progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Using Optical Coherence Tomography and Fundus Photography
      Purpose To compare the performance of automatically quantified optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging biomarkers and conventional risk factors manually graded on color fundus photographs (CFP) for predicting progression to late age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Design Longitudinal observational study. Participants 280 eyes from 140 participants with bilateral large drusen. Methods All participants underwent OCT and CFP imaging at baseline and were then reviewed at six-monthly intervals to determine progression to late ...
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    10. A Topographic Comparison of OCT Minimum rim Width (BMO-MRW) and Circumpapillary Retinal nerve Fiber Layer (cRNFL) Thickness Measures in Eyes with or Suspected Glaucoma

      A Topographic Comparison of OCT Minimum rim Width (BMO-MRW) and Circumpapillary Retinal nerve Fiber Layer (cRNFL) Thickness Measures in Eyes with or Suspected Glaucoma
      Prcis: Bruchs membrane opening-minimum rim width and circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness measures may be improved by comparing probability levels and accounting for blood vessel locations. Purpose: To understand the differences between two optical coherence tomography (OCT) measures of glaucomatous damage: the Bruchs membrane opening-minimum rim width ( BMO-MRW ) and circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (cRNFL) thickness. Materialsand Methods: OCT circle scans were obtained for an early glaucoma group (EG ...
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    11. Quantitative Phase Imaging Using Digital Holographic Microscopy Reliably Assesses Morphology and Reflects Elastic Properties of Fibrotic Intestinal Tissue

      Quantitative Phase Imaging Using Digital Holographic Microscopy Reliably Assesses Morphology and Reflects Elastic Properties of Fibrotic Intestinal Tissue
      Intestinal strictures are a frequent complication in patients with Crohns Disease (CD) and the presence of fibrosis within strictures impacts the therapeutic treatment approach. Here, we evaluate quantitative phase imaging (QPI) using digital holographic microscopy (DHM) for the evaluation of fibrosis within CD strictures. 30 full thickness resection specimens were obtained from non-stenotic and stenotic tissue areas of 15 CD patients. Cryostat sections were analyzed by DHM to measure the ...
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    12. Sample Size Requirements of Glaucoma Clinical Trials When Using Combined Optical Coherence Tomography and Visual Field Endpoints

      Sample Size Requirements of Glaucoma Clinical Trials When Using Combined Optical Coherence Tomography and Visual Field Endpoints
      Glaucoma clinical trials using visual field (VF) endpoints currently require large sample sizes because of the slowly-progressive nature of this disease. We sought to examine whether the combined use of VF testing and non-invasive optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging of the neuroretinal tissue could improve the feasibility of such trials. To examine this, we included 192 eyes of 121 glaucoma participants seen at 5 visits over a 2-year period to ...
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    13. Qualitative evaluation of neuroretinal rim and retinal nerve fibre layer on optical coherence tomography to detect glaucomatous damage

      Qualitative evaluation of neuroretinal rim and retinal nerve fibre layer on optical coherence tomography to detect glaucomatous damage
      Purpose To understand the added value of Bruchs membrane opening-minimum rim width (BMO-MRW) measurements to conventional circumpapillary retinal nerve fibre layer (cpRNFL) thickness measurements on optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging for discriminating between perimetric glaucoma and healthy eyes, evaluated through a qualitative evaluation. Methods 384 healthy eyes and 188 glaucoma eyes were evaluated, and glaucoma eyes were categorised as perimetric (n=107) based on a history of 3 consecutive abnormal ...
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    14. Anterior segment optical coherence tomography angiography

      Anterior segment optical coherence tomography angiography
      We present a novel method to image the vasculature of the anterior segment of the eye using a non-invasive optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) system with a modified lens system. This system utilises the Heidelberg Spectralis OCTA and a 3D printed lens mount holding a simple biconvex lens in place to allow capture of images in the anterior segment.
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    15. Optical coherence tomography: seeing the unseen

      Optical coherence tomography: seeing the unseen
      ptical coherence tomography (OCT) is an imaging technology that has revolutionised the way we detect and manage ocular disease. Quite simply, it allows the clinician to visualise ocular pathology previously not detectable or only evident in advanced disease. OCT has its roots in ultrafast laser‐activated shutters to photograph light echoes, which allowed the depth of objects to be captured. Duguay and Mattick 1 at ATT Bell Laboratories in 1971 ...
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    16. Clozapine-Induced Myocarditis or Acute Coronary Syndrome? Optical Coherence Tomography to the Rescue

      Clozapine-Induced Myocarditis or Acute Coronary Syndrome? Optical Coherence Tomography to the Rescue
      Chest pain and troponin elevation may be due to an acute coronary syndrome, myocarditis, acute cardiomyopathy, or other less common conditions. Management differs depending on the aetiology, and the pathophysiologic diagnosis has direct implications on treatment and patient outcomes. History and clinical examination is supplemented by selected investigations including the electrocardiogram, chest X-ray, echocardiography, coronary angiography, and even myocardial perfusion scintigraphy or cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Intravascular imaging can provide ...
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  2. About University of Melbourne

    University of Melbourne

    University of Melbourne, is a public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. The second oldest university in Australia, and the oldest in Victoria, its main campus is in Parkville, an inner suburb just north of the Melbourne CBD. Other campuses across Melbourne and rural Victoria have been acquired through amalgamation with smaller colleges of advanced education. It is a member of Australia's "Group of Eight" lobby group, and the Sandstone universities. Melbourne University is ranked amongst the top universities both in Australia and the world. The University is highly regarded in the fields of the arts, humanities, and biomedicine. The University has almost 40,000 students, who are supported by nearly 6,000 staff members (full or part-time).