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Optical coherence tomography in otolaryngology: original results and review of the literature
Author(s): Athanasios G. Bibas; Adrian Gh. Podoleanu; Radu G. Cucu; George M. Dobre; Edward Odell; Aaron B. Boxer; Alec Fitzgerald O'Connors; Michael J. Gleeson
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Paper Abstract

Optical coherence tomography is a diagnostic imaging technique allowing two dimensional tomographic imaging of tissue architecture. This is a review article on the use of optical coherence tomography in Otolaryngology including original images from human laryngeal tissue and temporal bones (cochlea) in our laboratory. Tissue specimens from normal larynges were imaged with an 850 nm OCT system. Our results showed good correlation between OCT image s and the corresponding haematoxylin-eosin stained histology sections in the normal larynx. Human temporal bones were also imaged using an 1300 nm OCT system. Limited morphological details were obtained due to the high scattering properties of the bony labyrinth.

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Date Published: 13 July 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5312, Lasers in Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems XIV, (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.539144
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Athanasios G. Bibas, Guy's Hospital (United Kingdom)
Adrian Gh. Podoleanu, Univ. of Kent/Canterbury (United Kingdom)
Radu G. Cucu, Univ. of Kent/Canterbury (United Kingdom)
George M. Dobre, Univ. of Kent/Canterbury (United Kingdom)
Edward Odell, GKT Dental Institute, King's College London (United Kingdom)
Aaron B. Boxer, Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc. (Canada)
Alec Fitzgerald O'Connors, Guy's Hospital (United Kingdom)
Michael J. Gleeson, Guy's Hospital (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5312:
Lasers in Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems XIV
Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Nikiforos Kollias; Kenton W. Gregory; Henry Hirschberg; Reza S. Malek; Abraham Katzir; David S. Robinson; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Eugene A. Trowers; Werner T.W. de Riese; Lawrence S. Bass; Lloyd P. Tate; Steen J. Madsen; Keith D. Paulsen; Karen M. McNally-Heintzelman, Editor(s)

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