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Multiplanar OCT/confocal ophthalmoscope in the clinic

Rosen, R.B., Podoleanu, Adrian G.H., Rogers, J.A., Dunne, S., Dobre, George, Cucu, R.G., Jackson, David A., Garcia, P., Orlock, D.A., Yannuzzi, L.A., and others. (2003) Multiplanar OCT/confocal ophthalmoscope in the clinic. In: SPIE Proceedings Series. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 4956. pp. 59-64. Spie-Int Soc Optical Engineering (doi:10.1117/12.479801) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

This paper demonstrates the clinical application of a multiplanar imaging system, which simultaneously acquires enface (C-scan) OCT and corresponding confocal ophthalmoscopic images along with cross-sectional (B-scan) OCT at cursor designated locations on the confocal image. Advantages of the simultaneous OCT/confocal acquisition as well as the challenges of interpreting the C-scan OCT images are discussed. Variations in tissue inclination with respect to the coherence wave surface alters the sampling of structures within the depth in the retina, producing novel slice orientations which are often challenging to interpret. We evaluate for the first time the utility of C-scan OCT for a variety of pathologies including exudative ARMD, macular hole, central serous retinopathy, diabetic retinopathy, polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy and macular pucker. Several remarkable observations of new aspects of clinical anatomy were noted. The versatility of selective capture of C-scan OCT images and B-scan OCT images at precise points on the confocal image affords the clinician a more complete and interactive tool for 3D imaging of retinal pathology.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Proceeding)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1117/12.479801
Uncontrolled keywords: Confocal, Depth resolved imaging, OCT, Retina imaging, Computerized tomography, Data acquisition, Ophthalmology, Pathology, Three dimensional, Tissue, Confocal ophthalmoscope, Depth resolved imaging, Optical coherence tomography, Retina imaging, Medical imaging
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > R857.O6 Optical coherence tomography
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences > Applied Optics Group
Depositing User: Giles Tarver
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2015 16:15 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 10:39 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/49790 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Dobre, George: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5695-2591
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