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2010-04-30 06:00:00

WESTFORD, Mass., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- LightLab Imaging, Inc., the pioneer in development and world leader in sales of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) systems for vascular and other imaging applications, will exhibit at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) meeting in San Diego, CA May 5 to 8, in booth 28. Presenting at SCAI will be Marco A Costa, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Center and Director, Research and...

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2010-04-28 11:50:57

Scientists in Poland are describing how a medical imaging technique has taken on a second life in revealing forgery of an artist's signature and changes in inscriptions on paintings that are hundreds of years old. A report on the technique, called optical coherence tomography (OCT), is in ACS' Accounts of Chemical Research, a monthly journal. Piotr Targowski notes that easel paintings prepared according to traditional techniques consist of multiple layers. The artist, for instance, first...

2010-04-16 10:27:00

LOS ANGELES, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Ophthalmologists examining infants for possible Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) found that a handheld Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) device provided high-resolution images of the retina and the vitreoretinal interface in infants with SBS, reports a study in the current issue of Retina, The Journal of Retinal and Vitreous Diseases. According to Thomas Lee, MD, Director of the Retina Institute in The Vision Center at Childrens Hospital...

2010-04-13 02:05:00

FREMONT, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Optovue, a pioneer in fourier/spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (OCT), has founded "Eye-Give," a non-profit foundation for the purposes of donating technology and funding to sight saving charities and organizations around the world. "Optovue has enjoyed tremendous success since introducing the first FD/SD-OCT system in the US, and I have always had the dream of making advanced OCT technology available to everyone in the world." stated...

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2010-04-02 09:42:22

UH professor captures video of heart before it begins to beat Imagine being able to image life as it happens by capturing video of the embryonic heart before it begins beating. A professor at the University of Houston, in collaboration with scientists at Baylor College of Medicine, is doing just that. Kirill Larin, assistant professor of biomedical engineering in the Cullen College of Engineering at UH, and his colleagues in the Texas Medical Center are documenting the formation of the...

2010-02-09 14:50:00

WESTFORD, Mass., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- LightLab Imaging, Inc., pioneer and leader in the development of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) for coronary artery applications, today reported that Trial Judge Margaret Hinkle has set March 22 for the commencement of the next phase of an ongoing trial to address damages LightLab Imaging is claiming against Volcano Corporation and its wholly owned subsidiary, Axsun Technologies, Inc. After a four week trial that addressed only the liability...

2010-02-05 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) today announced that the jury in the litigation filed by Lightlab Imaging, Inc. on January 7, 2009 in the Superior Court of Massachusetts, Suffolk County reached a verdict against Volcano and its wholly owned subsidiary, Axsun Technologies. In December 2008, Volcano acquired Axsun, which had an agreement to supply tunable lasers to Lightlab for use in Lightlab's OCT (Optical Coherence Technology) imaging...

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2010-02-04 08:27:58

Scientists in Poland are describing how a medical imaging technique has taken on a second life in revealing forgery of an artist's signature and changes in inscriptions on paintings that are hundreds of years old. A report on the technique, called optical coherence tomography (OCT), is in ACS' Accounts of Chemical Research, a monthly journal. Piotr Targowski notes that easel paintings prepared according to traditional techniques consist of multiple layers. The artist, for instance, first...

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2010-01-26 09:18:13

NPL 'phantoms' will validate new technique which monitors changes in cell structures A new technique to catch cancer early has taken an important step forward thanks to the National Physical Laboratory (NPL). NPL's 'phantoms' will ensure an exciting new screening technique can be relied upon by hospitals to identify early signs of cancer. The technique, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), is an increasingly popular method for looking beneath the surface of certain materials, notably human...

2010-01-05 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leader in the development, manufacture and sales of products for the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral artery disease, announced today receipt of CE mark for their OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) imaging system and catheter. Volcano's OCT product line is expected to complement its existing line of IVUS imaging catheters and pressure guide wires used for coronary imaging and lesion...


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