Optical coherence tomography: from research to practice

  title={Optical coherence tomography: from research to practice},
  author={Juan Luis Guti{\'e}rrez-Chico and Eduardo Alegr{\'i}a-Barrero and Rodrigo Teijeiro-Mestre and Pak Hei Chan and Hiroto Tsujioka and Ranil de Silva and Nicola G Viceconte and Alistair Lindsay and Tiffany Patterson and Nicolas Foin and Takashi Akasaka and Carlo di Mario},
  booktitle={European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging},
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a high-resolution imaging technique with great versatility of applications. In cardiology, OCT has remained hitherto as a research tool for characterization of vulnerable plaques and evaluation of neointimal healing after stenting. However, OCT is now successfully applied in different clinical scenarios, and the introduction of frequency domain analysis simplified its application to the point it can be considered a potential alternative to intravascular… CONTINUE READING