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Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1947–1954

Flexible transbronchial optical frequency domain imaging smart needle for biopsy guidance

K. M. Tan, M. Shishkov, A. Chee, M. B. Applegate, B. E. Bouma, and M. J. Suter  »View Author Affiliations


Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 3, Issue 8, pp. 1947-1954 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BOE.3.001947


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Abstract

Transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) is a procedure routinely performed to diagnose peripheral pulmonary lesions. However, TBNA is associated with a low diagnostic yield due to inappropriate needle placement. We have developed a flexible transbronchial optical frequency domain imaging (TB-OFDI) catheter that functions as a “smart needle” to confirm the needle placement within the target lesion prior to biopsy. The TB-OFDI smart needle consists of a flexible and removable OFDI catheter (430 µm dia.) that operates within a standard 21-gauge TBNA needle. The OFDI imaging core is based on an angle polished ball lens design with a working distance of 160 µm from the catheter sheath and a spot size of 25 µm. To demonstrate the potential of the TB-OFDI smart needle for transbronchial imaging, an inflated excised swine lung was imaged through a standard bronchoscope. Cross-sectional and longitudinal OFDI results reveal the detailed network of alveoli in the lung parenchyma suggesting that the TB-OFDI smart needle may be a useful tool for guiding biopsy acquisition to increase the diagnostic yield.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2350) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics imaging
(170.2150) Medical optics and biotechnology : Endoscopic imaging
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.3890) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics instrumentation
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine

ToC Category:
Endoscopes, Catheters and Micro-Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 30, 2012
Revised Manuscript: July 26, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 27, 2012
Published: July 27, 2012

Citation
K. M. Tan, M. Shishkov, A. Chee, M. B. Applegate, B. E. Bouma, and M. J. Suter, "Flexible transbronchial optical frequency domain imaging smart needle for biopsy guidance," Biomed. Opt. Express 3, 1947-1954 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/boe/abstract.cfm?URI=boe-3-8-1947


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