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

    Online Articles

    Fri, 16 Nov 2012

    Avinger has received FDA clearance for its Ocelot catheter, a system driven by optical coherence tomography (OCT) to enable physicians to see inside an artery during a procedure in real time.

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

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 2 Jun 2015

    Recent FDA approval of LightLab's intravascular imaging system launched OCT's second ..... dynamic. More Biooptics World Articles Intravascular OCT could improve survival of ischemic ..... planning commercial release of OCT-based intravascular imaging systems: Terumo Corp. (Tokyo

  1. Near-infrared spectroscopy could help predict future cardiovascular events

    Online Articles

    Wed, 10 Dec 2014

    Burlington, MA) evaluated the ability of intravascular near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS ..... measurement in the form of an LCBI. Intravascular NIRS is commercially available through ..... structure information using enhanced intravascular ultrasound (IVUS). Infraredx's

  2. Vascular imaging leader Volcano acquires IVUS developer Novelis

    Online Articles

    Fri, 23 May 2008

    Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) , provider of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), functional measurement ..... line is based on Forward-Looking Intravascular Ultrasound (FLIVUS) technology ..... success rates will come in the form of intravascular image guided therapies such as this

  3. Volcano sets sights on OCT market with CardioSpectra

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2008

    application for optical coherence tomography (OCT) for the past decade, but Volcano (San Diego, CA), a leading provider of intravascular -ultrasound (IVUS) and functional-measurement products for diagnosing and treating vascular and structural heart disease

  4. OPTOACOUSTICS/DEEP TISSUE IMAGING: Photoacoustic tomography is ready to revolutionize

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    optical absorption contrast between the intravascular blood and extravascular background greatly ..... gastrointestinal tract endoscopy, intravascular catheter imaging, neonatal brain imaging ..... fit into existing endoscopes and even intravascular catheters. For deep-penetrating

  5. Optoacoustic sensor is minimally invasive for examining coronary blood vessels

    Online Articles

    Fri, 29 Apr 2016

    technology is based on optical interferometry, where the intravascular module is equipped with an optoacoustic imaging sensor that ..... using the laser and then polished. Further parts of the intravascular sensor module are, apart from the lens, an ultrasonic

  6. Optoacoustic Imaging/Photoacoustics: The wide-ranging benefit of photoacoustic commercialization

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 17 Feb 2016

    being developed for a variety of clinical point-of-care applications, including cancer screening, brain imaging, intravascular catheter imaging, chemotherapy monitoring, and blood flow/oxygenation imaging (see Figs. 1-3). For example, Lihong

  7. Spectral-domain OCT wows interventional cardiologists

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2008

    more than 10 times the resolution of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), the dominant intracoronary imaging ..... Imaging provides in vivo images of intravascular stents at much faster rates and higher ..... than competing technologies such as intravascular ultrasound. (Courtesy of LightLab Imaging

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

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jan 2012

    and facilitated development of new intravascular imaging options. 1 According to the ..... technologies such as angiography and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) to provide a unique ..... atheromata, and allows detection of intravascular NIRF signals in human-sized coronary

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