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Journal of Biomedical Optics

Toward microendoscopy-inspired cardiac optogenetics in vivo: technical overview and perspective
Author(s): Aleksandra Klimas; Emilia G. Entcheva
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Paper Abstract

The ability to perform precise, spatially localized actuation and measurements of electrical activity in the heart is crucial in understanding cardiac electrophysiology and devising new therapeutic solutions for control of cardiac arrhythmias. Current cardiac imaging techniques (i.e. optical mapping) employ voltage- or calcium-sensitive fluorescent dyes to visualize the electrical signal propagation through cardiac syncytium

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 August 2014
PDF: 14 pages
J. Biomed. Opt. 19(8) 080701 doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.19.8.080701
Published in: Journal of Biomedical Optics Volume 19, Issue 8
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Aleksandra Klimas, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
Emilia G. Entcheva, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)

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