Optical Coherence Tomography Systems by Novacam

Novacam dOCTor Optical Coherence Tomography systems, working at 1300 nm wavelength, are available in both time-domain (TD-OCT) and Fourier-domain laser swept source (SS-OCT) versions, each offering particular advantages. The high speed (30 kHz) SS-OCT system is more suitable for …

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Effect of Aerobic EXercise on MiCroVAscular RarefacTION in Chinese Mild HyperteNsive Patients(EXCAVATION-CHN1)

The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of aerobic exercise training on microcirculation rarefaction in Chinese young male primary hypertensive patients stage 1. Hypertension is one of the most common world-wide chronic diseases, and it is showing …

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Surface emitting laser and optical coherence tomography apparatus

In order to provide a wavelength tunable surface emitting laser capable of improving a wavelength tuning efficiency, provided is a surface emitting laser, including: a first reflector; a semiconductor cavity including an active layer; and a second reflector, the first …

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PhD Student Position in Optical Coherence Tomography in Biomedical Research at the TU Dresden, Germany

Within the scope of the junior research group “Optical Technologies in Medicine”, new methods in optical imaging are transferred into medical and clinical application. The research is focused on optical coherence tomography and other optical methods for the diagnosis of …

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Collagen Content Limits Optical Coherence Tomography Image Depth in Porcine Vocal Fold Tissue

Objective Vocal fold scarring, a condition defined by increased collagen content, is challenging to treat without a method of noninvasively assessing vocal fold structure in vivo. The goal of this study was to observe the effects of vocal fold collagen …

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Pattern of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness Loss in Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Analysis

Introduction: Optic disc hypoplasia is a common feature in fetal alcohol syndrome. Thus, we aimed to evaluate the optic disc morphology changes and the peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in these patients. Material and Methods: We performed spectral-domain optical …

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Dynamic Optical Coherence Tomography Capillaroscopy A New Imaging Tool in Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease

Importance Vasculopathy characterized by functional and structural abnormalities of the microcirculation plays an important role in systemic sclerosis and dermatomyositis. Although there are several advantages in using capillaroscopy, the method does not offer insight on the skin architecture, flow status, …

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Internal adaptation of resin composites at two configurations: Influence of polymerization shrinkage and stress

Objective This study compared internal adaptation of composites under different C-factors and examined the relationship between internal adaptation and polymerization shrinkage parameters. Methods Cylindrical cavities 3 mm in diameter were prepared in 100 human third molars in two depths: 4 …

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Twenty-four months follow-up of a “biodegradable” model for coronary artery bifurcations management. Insights from optical coherence tomography of a new interventional strategy

A 53-year-old smoker, hypertensive male was admitted at our Department for an acute coronary syndrome. Echocardiography showed an anteroseptal ipokinesia of the left ventricular wall with mild reduction of the ejection fraction (48%). Coronarography showed a complex Medina-type 1,1,1 bifurcation …

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Assessment of Coronary Artery Lesion Using Optical Coherence Tomography Versus IntraVascular Ultrasound for BiorEsorbable Vascular Scaffold Implantation

The primary objective is to determine whether IVUS- (vs. OCT-) guided BVS implantation is non-inferior to achieve a large in-scaffold minimal lumen area (primary endpoint) measured by OCT at 1-year follow-up.

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Optovue announces new AngioVue Retina imaging option commercial availability

Haag-Streit UK (HS-UK), the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard optometry and ophthalmic equipment, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Optovue AngioVue Retina, a proprietary imaging option that provides retina specialists with a non-invasive, dyeless way to quickly …

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