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Real-time fiber-bundle based multispectral imaging of cardiac tissue structure and monitoring of radiofrequency ablation therapy (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Soo Young Park; Rajinder Singh-Moon; Christine P. Hendon

Paper Abstract

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) therapy is commonly used to treat cardiac arrythmias. To restore sinus rhythm, areas of myocardium that triggers abnormal electrical activity are ablated. However, patients require multiple procedures for treatment. Clinicians currently lack the intraoperative surgical tools to visualize and assess tissue during ablation. Real-time visualization of myocardial tissue and lesion formation in vivo could potentially help reduce relapses. In this work, a combined multispectral fiber bundle-RFA catheter is introduced to assess contact and directly visualize lesion formation during and after ablation.

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Date Published: 9 March 2020
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Proc. SPIE 11215, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications of Light in Cardiology 2020, 112150B (9 March 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2546708
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Soo Young Park, Columbia Univ. (United States)
Rajinder Singh-Moon, Columbia Univ. (United States)
Christine P. Hendon, Columbia Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11215:
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications of Light in Cardiology 2020
Kenton W. Gregory M.D.; Laura Marcu, Editor(s)

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