O. Christopher Raffel

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Optical Coherence Tomography

General description of procedure, equipment, technique What is optical coherence tomography? Optical coherence tomography is an intravascular imaging modality akin to intravascular ultrasound. It utilizes light waves instead of sound waves for image acquisition and consequently provides a quantum leap in coaxial resolution. Light waves near infrared range (1,300 nm wavelength) are projected around the…

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