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Anatomical optical coherence tomography: a safe and effective tool for quantitative long-term monitoring of upper airway size and shape
Author(s): J. J. Armstrong; S. Becker; R. A. McLaughlin; M. S. Leigh; J. Williamson; J. H. Walsh; D. R. Hillman; P. R. Eastwood; D. D. Sampson
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Paper Abstract

Anatomical optical coherence tomography (aOCT) is an endoscopic optical technique that enables continuous, quantitative assessment of hollow organ size and shape in three dimensions. It is a powerful alternative to X-ray computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and video endoscopy for the assessment of gross hollow-organ anatomy. This paper reviews our instrument and its application to the upper and lower airway, and includes a number of new results.

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Date Published: 8 February 2008
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 6842, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics IV, 68421N (8 February 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.774887
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J. J. Armstrong, Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
S. Becker, Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
R. A. McLaughlin, Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
M. S. Leigh, Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
J. Williamson, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (Australia)
J. H. Walsh, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (Australia)
D. R. Hillman, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (Australia)
P. R. Eastwood, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (Australia)
Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
D. D. Sampson, Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6842:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics IV
Kenton W. Gregory; Guillermo J. Tearney; Reza S. Malek; Nikiforos Kollias; Bernard Choi; Haishan Zeng; Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Justus F. R. Ilgner; Henry Hirschberg; Steen J. Madsen, Editor(s)

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