Podoleanu, A.G.H. and Dobre, G.M. and Cernat, R. and Rogers, J.A. and Pedro, J. and Rosen, R.B. and Garcia, P. (2007) Investigations of the eye fundus using a simultaneous optical coherence tomography/indocyanine green fluorescence imaging system. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 12 (1). ISSN 1083-3668 .
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We develop a dual-channel optical coherence tomography/indocyanine green (OCT/ICG) fluorescence system based on our previously reported ophthalmic OCT/confocal imaging system. The confocal channel is tuned to the fluorescence wavelength range of the ICG dye and light from the same optical source is used to generate the OCT image and to excite the ICG fluorescence. The system enables the clinician to visualize simultaneously en face OCT slices and corresponding ICG angiograms of the ocular fundus, displayed side by side. C-scan (constant depth) and B-scan (cross section) images are collected by fast en face scanning (T-scan). The pixel-to-pixel correspondence between the OCT and angiography images enables the user to precisely capture OCT B-scans at selected points on the ICG confocal images. (c) 2007 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers.
|Uncontrolled keywords:||optical coherence tomography; fluorescence; indocyanine green; angiography; interferometry; vision|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences > Optics|
|Depositing User:||Suzanne Duffy|
|Date Deposited:||18 Mar 2008 14:43|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 14:06|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/2266 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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