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  1. Optical imaging combo approach reveals details of arteries

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    Mon, 7 Nov 2011

    arterial linings and biological activities that, in coronary arteries , could provide a better diagnostic tool for assessing vascular ..... correct positioning of metal stents inserted to keep cleared arteries open, its ability to determine important details of stent

  2. OCT imaging improves percutaneous coronary intervention, study finds

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    Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Minjoz (Besançon, France) demonstrated that optical coherence tomography ( OCT ) imaging can visualize the coronary arteries in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and lead to better outcomes compared to standard angiography

  1. BIOSPECTROSCOPY/CARDIOLOGY: High-wavenumber Raman reveals composition and location of intracoronary plaques

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    Mon, 1 Nov 2010

    lipid subcategories within human coronary arteries in-vivo. The technology promises to enable ..... In HW Raman measurement of coronary arteries , a non-atherosclerotic specimen shows ..... multiple locations within coronary arteries . The system couples laser light into

  2. Development complete on OCR-based guidance system for artery occlusion procedures

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    Thu, 16 Oct 2008

    chronic total occlusions (CTOs) in the coronary and peripheral arteries . An enhanced user interface, combined with the improved optical ..... devices for recanalization in native coronary and peripheral arteries . With this OCR-based guidance technology, near infrared

  3. Photodynamic nanoparticles plus adult stem cells demolish plaque

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    Tue, 20 Jul 2010

    that combines photodynamic nanoparticles with adult stem cells appears to destroy atherosclerotic plaque and rejuvenate the arteries , according to a study reported at the American Heart Association's Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2010 Scientific Sessions

  4. OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY/CARDIOLOGY: Totally tubular: Cardiovascular OCT goes prime time

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    Tue, 2 Jun 2015

    resolution camera into the artery of a living person. OCT has long been investigated for use to explore the interiors of coronary arteries . In fact, two other companies are now planning commercial release of OCT-based intravascular imaging systems: Terumo Corp

  5. Photoacoustic method measures blood cell oxygen in real time

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    Thu, 28 Mar 2013

    with photoacoustics Red blood cells deliver oxygen through arteries , capillaries, and veins to the body's cells and tissues ..... However, this measures only the oxygen level in the body's arteries , so it doesn't give a full picture of oxygen metabolism

  6. Philips Healthcare, Infraredx team on product offering for coronary blockage information

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    Fri, 8 Mar 2013

    catheterization lab monitors. This enables visualization of lipid core-containing plaques (LCPs) in a patient's coronary arteries . LCP is believed to be "vulnerable plaque" that can rupture and form dangerous blood clots leading to coronary heart attacks

  7. Avinger receives FDA clearance for OCT-driven intravascular catheter

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    Fri, 16 Nov 2012

    real time. The Ocelot catheter targets periphery artery disease (PAD), which is caused by a build-up of plaque in the arteries that blocks blood flow to the legs and feet. “Often times, bypass surgeries or amputations are the recommended solutions

  8. DIFFUSE CORRELATION SPECTROSCOPY/STROKE: Noninvasive optical method promises personalized stroke treatment

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 19 May 2014

    changes with HOB positioning than transcranial Doppler, which uses acoustic waves to quantify blood flow velocity of the large arteries supplying the brain. "This study illustrates the potential of using advanced technology to make individualized treatment

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