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OCT imaging of myocardium extending to pulmonary vein
Author(s): Zhifang Li; Timm Dickfeld; Qinggong Tang; Bohan Wang; Yu Chen
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Paper Abstract

In this study, we propose to use optical coherence tomography to enable a direct visualization of myocardium extending into the pulmonary vein (PV). The results showed that there are obvious differences in the morphology of myocardium and fibrous tissue in the transition region of myocardial sleeve, which is in agreement with the histological analysis. In addition, the myocardial area in transition point has three layers in the depth of 1 mm, and the depth-resolved myocardial fiber show different orientation in the different layers. This characteristic was applied for segmentation of the structures of myocardium extending into PV.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 March 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9689, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics XII, 96893A (21 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2220393
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Zhifang Li, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States)
Timm Dickfeld, Univ. of Maryland School of Medicine (United States)
Qinggong Tang, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States)
Bohan Wang, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States)
Yu Chen, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9689:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics XII
Hyun Wook Kang; Guillermo J. Tearney; Kenton W. Gregory; Laura Marcu; Melissa C. Skala; Paul J. Campagnola; Bernard Choi; Nikiforos Kollias; Haishan Zeng; Andreas Mandelis; Brian J. F. Wong; Justus F. Ilgner, Editor(s)

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