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1. WO2014036405 - METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ULTRAFAST MULTI-WAVELENGTH PHOTOTHERMAL OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY (OCT)

Publication Number WO/2014/036405
Publication Date 06.03.2014
International Application No. PCT/US2013/057534
International Filing Date 30.08.2013
IPC
A61B 5/00 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
CPC
A61B 3/102
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
3Apparatus for testing the eyes; Instruments for examining the eyes
10Objective types, i.e. instruments for examining the eyes independent of the patients' perceptions or reactions
102for optical coherence tomography [OCT]
A61B 5/0066
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes
0059using light, e.g. diagnosis by transillumination, diascopy, fluorescence
0062Arrangements for scanning
0066Optical coherence imaging
A61B 5/02007
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes
02Detecting, measuring or recording pulse, heart rate, blood pressure or blood flow; Combined pulse/heart-rate/blood pressure determination; Evaluating a cardiovascular condition not otherwise provided for, e.g. using combinations of techniques provided for in this group with electrocardiography or electroauscultation; Heart catheters for measuring blood pressure
02007Evaluating blood vessel condition, e.g. elasticity, compliance
A61B 5/14546
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes
145Measuring characteristics of blood in vivo, e.g. gas concentration, pH value; ; Measuring characteristics of body fluids or tissues, e.g. interstitial fluid, cerebral tissue
14546for measuring analytes not otherwise provided for, e.g. ions, cytochromes
A61B 5/14552
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes
145Measuring characteristics of blood in vivo, e.g. gas concentration, pH value; ; Measuring characteristics of body fluids or tissues, e.g. interstitial fluid, cerebral tissue
1455using optical sensors, e.g. spectral photometrical oximeters
14551for measuring blood gases
14552Details of sensors specially adapted therefor
A61B 5/4064
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes
40Detecting, measuring or recording for evaluating the nervous system
4058for evaluating the central nervous system
4064Evaluating the brain
Applicants
  • THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • KURANOV, Roman, V.
  • MCELROY, Austin, B.
  • DWELLE, Jordan
  • MILNER, Thomas, E.
Agents
  • LANDRUM, Charles, P.
Priority Data
61/695,07230.08.2012US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ULTRAFAST MULTI-WAVELENGTH PHOTOTHERMAL OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY (OCT)
(FR) PROCÉDÉ ET APPAREIL POUR TOMOGRAPHIE À COHÉRENCE OPTIQUE (OCT) PHOTOTHERMIQUE MULTI-LONGUEUR D'ONDE ULTRA-RAPIDE
Abstract
(EN)
Certain embodiments are directed to methods and apparatus for ultrafast MWP-OCT that is based on precise control of the OCT tunable-laser source combined with synchronization of the photothermal excitation laser emission. The invention is generally related to physics, biology, medicine, and imaging. In certain embodiments the field of the invention is directed to multiple wavelength photothermal optical coherence tomography.
(FR)
Certains modes de réalisation de la présente invention portent sur des procédés et un appareil pour tomographie à cohérence optique photothermique multi-longueur d'onde (MWP-OCT) ultra-rapide qui est basé sur une commande précise de la source de laser accordable OCT combinée avec une synchronisation de l'émission de laser d'excitation photothermique.
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