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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Surgical microscope system for ophthalmology, and associated detection unit

A surgical microscope system (100) for ophthalmology, in particular for cataract surgery, comprising a surgical microscope (10) having an optical viewing unit (13), is proposed, in which an optical coherence tomograph (20) is set up to scan at least a …

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OCT device

A photodetector of an OCT device is provided with: a silicon substrate comprised of a semiconductor of a first conductivity type, having a first principal surface and a second principal surface opposed to each other, and having a semiconductor region …

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Comparative analysis of corneal measurements obtained from a Scheimpflug camera and an integrated Placido-optical coherence tomography device in normal and keratoconic eyes

Purpose To assess the agreement between a Scheimpflug camera (Pentacam) and a combined Placido-optical coherence tomography device (Visante OMNI) in measuring corneal curvature, thickness and elevation values in normal and keratoconic eyes. Methods Corneal measurements of 110 normal eyes (one …

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Philips to acquire Volcano to expand global leadership position in image-guided therapy market

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) and Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ:VOLC), a global leader in catheter-based imaging and measurement solutions for cardiovascular applications, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Pursuant to the agreement, Philips will commence …

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Two beams formed by Wollaston prism in sample arm in an optical coherence tomography apparatus

The scanning speed of a sample in Doppler OCT, etc., is increased to enable quick measurement of blood flow rate, blood flow volume, etc. Wideband light from a light source 2 is linearly polarized by a polarization controller 3 and …

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Method and device for fast tuning of optical sources

A method and device are provided for fast, continuous tuning of an optical source. A first pump signal with a first pump frequency is input into a mixer along with a first seed signal having a first seed frequency. Within …

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The Effect of Systemic Tamsulosin Hydrochloride on Choroidal Thickness Measured by Enhanced Depth Imaging Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

Background : To evaluate the effects of selective α 1A -adrenoceptor antagonist tamsulosin hydrochloride on choroidal thickness using enhanced depth imaging spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (EDI-OCT). Methods : This is a prospective observational study including 29 eyes of 29 patients …

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Optical coherence tomography and visual evoked potentials combined use as monitoring tools in Multiple Sclerosis patients

In Multiple Sclerosis-MS, optical coherence tomography-OCT is used to measure retinal nerve fiber layer-RNFL thickness as a marker of axonal loss and visual evoked potentials-VEPs as an indicator of demyelination. However, no clear indications are available on their combined use …

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Effect of optical clearing agents on optical coherence tomography images of cervical epithelium

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) can be used as an adjunct to colposcopy in order to detect precancerous and cancerous cervical lesions. Optical clearing agents (OCAs) temporarily reduce the optical scattering of biological tissues. The purpose of this study was to …

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Infraredx Announces Research Collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital to Explore New Generation of Cardiovascular Imaging Devices

Infraredx, Inc., a cardiovascular imaging company pioneering the personalized diagnosis of coronary artery disease, today announced a collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and leading coronary imaging researcher, Gary Tearney, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pathology at Harvard Medical School, Mike …

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