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  1. OPHTHALMOLOGY/CARDIOLOGY : Laser and OCT systems approved for clinical application

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Sep 2011

    of two systems—one a laser and one an optical coherence tomography (OCT) instrument—that target ophthalmology and cardiology , respectively. The U.S. FDA has granted 510(k) clearance to Topcon Medical Laser Systems (Santa Clara, CA) to market its

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

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 2 Jun 2015

    of ischemic disease patients OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY/ CARDIOLOGY : Alliance will promote OCT for cardiovascular applications LightLab ..... intravascular ultrasound (IVUS). "The market for imaging in cardiology is significant, and the market for OCT in this application has

  1. Cell Biology/Cardiology : Ultra-stable micromanipulators enable nanoscale force measurement

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 14 Sep 2016

    Leading-edge heart disease research requires the capabilities of next-generation optical instrumentation. Behind the scenes, three-axis micromanipulators let researchers pick up single cells and perform molecular-level force and motion measurements.

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

    Online Articles

    Mon, 1 Nov 2010

    Catheters based on advanced high-wavenumber Raman spectroscopy can identify and quantify lipids and lipid subcategories within human coronary arteries in-vivo. The technology promises to enable patient risk assessment and, for the first time, treatment of the cause of heart attacks before they ...

  3. MOLECULAR FLUORESCENCE IMAGING/CARDIOLOGY : Near-infrared fluorescence facilitates in-vivo imaging of atherosclerosis

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jan 2012

    Molecular imaging has become an important clinical and research tool for the study of heart disease, allowing in-vivo visualization of inflammation and other biological processes.

  4. Abbott, St. Jude Medical grow cardiovascular products alliance

    Online Articles

    Mon, 23 Apr 2012

    mutual US customers access to a portfolio of interventional cardiology , cardiac rhythm management, electrophysiology, and intravascular ..... portfolio of electrophysiology, cardiac rhythm management, and cardiology technologies, including ablation catheters, pacemakers

  5. OCT imaging improves percutaneous coronary intervention, study finds

    Online Articles

    Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    At the ESC Congress 2016 (August 27-31, 2016; Rome, Italy), the European Society of Cardiology 's annual meeting, researchers at University Hospital Jean Minjoz (Besançon, France) demonstrated that optical coherence

  6. Optical Coherence Tomography: Beyond better clinical care: OCT's economic impact

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Jun 2016

    is an increasingly important research and clinical tool in cardiology , gastroenterology, and dermatology. In ophthalmology, about ..... catalyst for publications as clearly seen in ophthalmology and cardiology . (Note that while some specialty-focused OCT products

  7. OCT, fluorescence imaging pair to better identify heart attack-prone coronary plaques

    Online Articles

    Fri, 11 Mar 2016

    we plan to have underway later this year." Full details of the work appear in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology ; for more information, please visit http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2015.11.020 .

  8. LuxCath optical tissue characterization catheter enables real-time monitoring during cardiac ablation

    Online Articles

    Thu, 17 Dec 2015

    services at The Mount Sinai Hospital and the Mount Sinai Health System (New York, NY), and Petr Neuzil, MD, director of cardiology at Homolka Hospital. Related: Optogenetics enables study of cardiac arrhythmias in nematodes The company’s catheter-based

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