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Durable phantoms of atherosclerotic arteries for optical coherence tomography
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Paper Abstract

We previously presented a method to fabricate phantoms of normal coronary arteries. This method allows the deposition of multiple layers on a tubular structure, each layer replicating optical and mechanical properties of coronary artery layers. We now present an improved method to produce phantoms of arteries affected by atherosclerosis. The method now includes techniques to introduce structures that mimics the OCT signature of a calcification and of a lipid pool.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 March 2010
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7548, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VI, 75483G (3 March 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.842403
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Charles-Etienne Bisaillon, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Marc L. Dufour, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Guy Lamouche, National Research Council Canada (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7548:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VI
Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; E. Duco Jansen; Andreas Mandelis; Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Justus F. R. Ilgner; Nikiforos Kollias; Bernard Choi; Haishan Zeng; Henry Hirschberg; Steen J. Madsen; Kenton W. Gregory; Guillermo J. Tearney; Laura Marcu; Reza S. Malek, Editor(s)

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