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Coregistration OCT

Nariaki Yoshimine, Yasushi Shimada, Junji Tagami, Alireza Sadr
PURPOSE: To investigate the effects of placement technique and adhesive material on adaptation of composites before and after light curing. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Cylindrical cavities (3 mm diameter, 1.7 mm depth) in extracted human molars were restored in 6 groups (n=5) using 2 adhesives--two-step self-etching Clearfil SE Bond 2 (SE2) and all-in-one Clearfil Tri-S Bond Plus (TSP) (Kuraray Noritake Dental)--and 2 composites--Estelite Sigma Quick (ESQ) and Estelite Flow Quick (FLQ) (Tokuyama Dental)--placed with three different techniques: ESQ bulk placed, FLQ lining followed by ESQ and FLQ bulk placed...
August 2015: Journal of Adhesive Dentistry
Berrend G Muller, Daniel M de Bruin, Willemien van den Bos, Martin J Brandt, Juliette F Velu, Mieke T J Bus, Dirk J Faber, Dilara Savci, Patricia J Zondervan, Theo M de Reijke, Pilar Laguna Pes, Jean de la Rosette, Ton G van Leeuwen
The objective of this study is to demonstrate the feasibility of needle-based optical coherence tomography (OCT) and functional analysis of OCT data along the full pullback trajectory of the OCT measurement in the prostate, correlated with pathology. OCT images were recorded using a commercially available C7-XR™ OCT Intravascular Imaging System interfaced to a C7 Dragonfly™ intravascular 0.9-mm-diameter imaging probe. A computer program was constructed for automated image attenuation analysis. First, calibration of the OCT system for both the point spread function and the system roll-off was achieved by measurement of the OCT signal attenuation from an extremely weakly scattering medium (Intralipid® 0...
July 2015: Journal of Medical Imaging
Caroline Malle, Tomohisa Tada, Kristin Steigerwald, Giovanni J Ughi, Tibor Schuster, Masataka Nakano, Steffen Massberg, Johannes Jehle, Giulio Guagliumi, Adnan Kastrati, Renu Virmani, Robert A Byrne, Michael Joner
OBJECTIVE: To validate optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging for assessment of vascular healing in a preclinical animal model and human autopsy cases and to translate the findings to the assessment of vascular healing after drug-eluting stent implantation in clinical practice. APPROACH AND RESULTS: Drug-eluting and bare metal stents were imaged 28 and 42 days after implantation in atherosclerotic rabbits using OCT and simultaneously evaluated by histology. After coregistration with histology, gray-scale signal intensity (GSI) was measured for identified mature or immature neointimal tissue...
June 2013: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
Eva Lenassi, Eric Troeger, Robert Wilke, Marko Hawlina
PURPOSE: To assess the correlation between retinal morphology and function in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) using spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT), fundus autofluorescence imaging (FAF), and fundus-related perimetry and to use coregistration of data sets to achieve high-resolution structure-function correlation of human macula. METHODS: Twelve patients with RP and hyperautofluorescent parafoveal ring in FAF imaging were tested. Ophthalmological examination, static and kinetic fundus-related perimetry, and SD-OCT were performed...
January 2012: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Hamid R Djalilian, James Ridgway, Majestic Tam, Ali Sepehr, Zhongping Chen, Brian J F Wong
OBJECTIVE: Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a diagnostic imaging modality that combines low coherence light with interferometry to produce high-resolution cross-sectional images of living tissues. Using this technology, we have imaged in vivo the human tympanic membrane (TM) in the office clinic setting and characterized TM microstructure in normal and pathologic conditions. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective clinical trial. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The normal and diseased TMs in 10 adult subjects were examined...
December 2008: Otology & Neurotology
S H Dresel, M P Kung, X F Huang, K Plössl, C Hou, S K Meegalla, G Patselas, M Mu, J R Saffer, H F Kung
UNLABELLED: The central nervous system dopamine transporters (DATs) and dopamine D2/D3 receptors are implicated in a variety of neurological disorders. Both sites are also targets for drug treatment. With the successful development of [99mTc]TRODAT-1, single-isotope imaging studies using this ligand for DAT imaging can be complemented by additional use of 123I-labeled D2/D3 receptor ligand co-injected to assess both pre- and postsynaptic sites of the dopaminergic system simultaneously...
April 1999: Journal of Nuclear Medicine: Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine
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