Imaging of biomedical turbid tissue using catheter swept-source optical coherence tomography

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Proceedings titleMedical Measurements and Applications Proceedings (MeMeA), 2010 IEEE International Workshop on
ConferenceThe 2010 International Workshop on Medical Measurements and Applications, April 30 - May 01, 2010, Ottawa, Ontario
Pages151157; # of pages: 7
Subjectbiomedical imaging; turbid tissue; optical coherence tomography; quadrature interferometer; optical fiber probe
AbstractWe present an optical fiber catheter-based complex swept-source optical coherence tomography (OCT) system for imaging of biomedical turbid tissue. A quadrature Mach-Zehnder interferometer based on multi-port fiber couplers was employed in our complex swept-source OCT system. A variety of fiber probes were developed for the different types of biomedical application. We demonstrate OCT images of human skin and deeper tissues by using the fiber probes and our OCT engine. The results show that catheter-based swept source OCT is an effective imaging modality for real-time diagnosis and in vivo applications on human turbid tissue.
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada; NRC Institute for Microstructural Sciences; NRC Institute for Biodiagnostics
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NPARC number17719155
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