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Optical Coherence Tomography

Principles and Practice

Optical Coherence Tomography, Principles and Applications, Second Edition provides the latest information on OCT, a high-resolution medical imaging technology that offers several distinct advantages over current medical imaging technologies.

This second edition brings together the most updated information needed by a wide variety of groups using and studying this technology. It is completely updated throughout with the most recent research and applications. The text does not demonstrate how to build OCT devices, but instead gives a broad treatment of the subject, including its optics, science, and the physics needed to understand the technology, a description of applications with a critical look on how the technology will successfully address actual clinical needs, a discussion of delivery of OCT to the patient, and FDA approval and comparisons with available competing technologies.

The required mathematical rigor is presented in such a way that non-scientists and non-engineers will be able to gain a basic understanding of OCT and its further applications

Optical engineers; biomedical and clinical scientists; clinicians; medical doctors; researchers; manufacturers of OCT devices.

Hardbound, 650 Pages

Published: August 2015

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-12-396964-4


  • Foreword

    Section I:

    Chapter 1. The Basics (math, waves, etc.) for the Nonphysical Scientist

    Chapter 2. Light and Electromagnetic Waves

    Chapter 3. Light in Matter

    Chapter 4. Interference, Coherence, Diffraction, and Transfer Functions

    Section II:

    Chapter 5. Optical Coherence Tomography Theory

    Chapter 6. Optoelectronics And Optical Components

    Chapter 7. Noise and System Performance with TD-OCT and SD-OCT

    Chapter 8. Polarization and Polarization Sensitive OCT (PS-OCT)

    Chapter 9. Adjuvant Techniques: Absorption Spectroscopy, Contrast Probes, Phase Contrast, Elastography, and Entangled Photons

    Chapter 10. Doppler Optical Coherence Tomography

    Chapter 11. Digital Image Processing Techniques for Speckle Reduction, Enhancement and Segmentation of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Images

    Section III

    Chapter 12. Application of OCT to Clinical Imaging: Introduction

    Chapter 13. Other Technologies

    Chapter 14. Introduction to Clinical Research Design and Analysis

    Chapter 15. OCT in Cardiovascular Medicine

    Chapter 16. OCT in Musculoskeletal Disease

    Chapter 17. OCT in Oncology

    Chapter 18. Other Applications and Conclusions


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