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Biomedical Topical Meeting
Miami Beach, Florida United States
April 14, 2004
ISBN: 1-55752-769-5
OCT: Clinical (FD)

Attenuation Measurements of Optical Coherence Tomography Signals for the Assessment of Vascular Tissue Composition

Brian K. Courtney, Debra L. Stamper, Paul R. Herz, Abel L. Robertson, Tony H. Ko, Samuel B. Adams, Mark J. Roberts, Frandics P. Chan, Yasuhiro Honda, Paul G.. Yock, James G. Fujimoto, Peter J.. Fitzgerald, and Mark E. Brezinski


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Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) has significant potential for assessing coronary artery disease. The OCT signal attenuation was measured in several arterial tissue types and may contribute to methods for classifying plaque composition and severity.

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OCIS Codes
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(100.2960) Image processing : Image analysis
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.1650) Imaging systems : Coherence imaging

B. K. Courtney, D. L. Stamper, P. R. Herz, A. L. Robertson, T. H. Ko, S. B. Adams, M. J. Roberts, F. P. Chan, Y. Honda, P. G. Yock, J. G. Fujimoto, P. J. Fitzgerald, and M. E. Brezinski, "Attenuation Measurements of Optical Coherence Tomography Signals for the Assessment of Vascular Tissue Composition," in Biomedical Topical Meeting, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper FD3.

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