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Characterization of ventricular endomyocardial tissue using optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Yu Gan; Xinwen Yao; David Tsay; Charles C. Marboe; Christine P. Hendon
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Paper Abstract

We present an initial study to describe the potential of optical coherence tomography (OCT) for characterizing endomyocardial tissue. We obtained ventricular OCT images from 15 fresh human hearts. Layer thickness measurements and texture features were extracted from volumetric datasets with endocardial thickening, normal myocardium, myocardium with interstitial fibrosis, normal endocardium, and adipose tissue. Within our datasets, we observed that the thickness of endocardium was not different within samples with normal or myocardium with interstitial fibrosis, however samples with endocardial thickening showed statistically increased endocardial thickness.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 February 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10042, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications of Light in Cardiology, 1004207 (8 February 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2253200
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Yu Gan, Columbia Univ. (United States)
Xinwen Yao, Columbia Univ. (United States)
David Tsay, Columbia Univ. Medical Ctr. (United States)
Charles C. Marboe, Columbia Univ. Medical Ctr. (United States)
Christine P. Hendon, Columbia Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10042:
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications of Light in Cardiology
Guillermo J. Tearney; Kenton W. Gregory; Laura Marcu, Editor(s)

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