Nigel R Munce

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A prototype intraoperative hand-held optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging probe was developed to provide micron resolution cross-sectional images of subsurface tissue during open surgery. This new ergonomic probe was designed based on electrostatically driven optical fibers, and packaged into a catheter probe in the form factor of clinically accepted(More)
Purpose To investigate whether left ventricular (LV) function and regional wall motion improvement are associated with the extent of collateral development in coronary chronic total occlusion (CTO). Methods In nine pigs a CTO was created by percutaneously inserting a fibrin plug (AngiosealΤΜ) into the mid-to-distal left anterior descending artery (LAD).(More)
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