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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Post-doctoral Associate Position in Biophotonics / Biomedical Optical Imaging at Lehigh University

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A full-time Postdoctoral Associate position in Biophotonics / Biomedical Optical Imaging is available at Lehigh University starting ASAP. The primary purpose of this position will be for a highly motivated individual to develop advanced optical imaging techniques …

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In Vivo, Percutaneous, Needle Based, Optical Coherence Tomography of Renal Masses

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is the optical equivalent of ultrasound imaging, based on the backscattering of near infrared light. OCT provides real time images with a 15 µm axial resolution at an effective tissue penetration of 2-3 mm. Within the …

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Columbia University Receives NIH Grant for Elastographic Imaging of the Retina/Choroid in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Columbia University Receives a 2015 NIH Grant for $ 281,840 for Elastographic Imaging of the Retina/Choroid in Age-Related Macular Degeneration. The principal investigator is Ronald Silverman. The program began in 2012 and ends in 2016. Below is a summary of …

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Cadaveric in-situ testing of optical coherence tomography system-based skull base surgery guidance

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) has extensive potential for producing clinical impact in the field of neurological diseases. A neurosurgical OCT hand-held forward viewing probe in Bayonet shape has been developed. In this study, we test the feasibility of integrating this …

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Functional optical coherence tomography of pigmented lesions

Background Cutaneous melanomas are diagnosed worldwide in 231 130 patients per year. The sensitivity and specificity of melanoma diagnosis expresses the need for an additional diagnostic method. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has shown that it allows morphological (qualitative) description of …

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Optical Coherence Tomography of Dialysis Graft after Angioplasty

Neointimal hyperplasia, the major cause of arteriovenous graft (AVG) stenosis, is not directly visualized by angiography. A 60-year-old woman on hemodialysis presented with a clotted AVG 30 days after its creation. Following percutaneous thrombectomy, angiography revealed severe (> 50%) stenosis …

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PhD student position in optical imaging at the Medical University of Vienna

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One PhD student position and one postdoc position are open now in the Drexler Lab at the Medical University of Vienna in Austria, Europe. Successful applicants will work under the supervision of Prof. Wolfgang Drexler. For information about the …

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Low coherence interferometry approach for aiding fine needle aspiration biopsie

We present portable preclinical low-coherence interference (LCI) instrumentation for aiding fine needle aspiration biopsies featuring the second-generation LCI-based biopsy probe and an improved scoring algorithm for tissue differentiation. Our instrument and algorithm were tested on 38 mice with cultured tumor …

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Optical coherence tomography (OCT) of a murine model of chronic kidney disease

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is characterized by a progressive loss in renal function over time. Pathology can provide valuable insights into the progression of CKD by analyzing the status of glomeruli and the uriniferous tubules over time. Optical coherence tomography …

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Tear Meniscus Evaluation Using Optical Coherence Tomography in Dry Eye Patients

Purpose To evaluate the tear meniscus in aqueous tear-deficient dry eye patients using Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography (FD-OCT) and to investigate the clinical usefulness of tear meniscus values. Methods The present study included 79 aqueous tear-deficient dry eyes and 50 …

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