US Patent No: 7,782,464

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Processes, arrangements and systems for providing a fiber layer thickness map based on optical coherence tomography images

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A system, arrangement, computer-accessible medium and process are provided for determining information associated with at least one portion of an anatomical structure. For example, an interference between at least one first radiation associated with a radiation directed to the anatomical structure and at least one second radiation associated with a radiation directed to a reference can be detected. Three-dimensional volumetric data can be generated for the at least one portion as a function of the interference. Further, the information can be determined which is at least one geometrical characteristic and/or at least one intensity characteristic of the portion based on the volumetric data.

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THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATIONBOSTON, MA, US1083

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Chan, Raymond C Brookline, US 7 97
de, Boer Johannes F Somerville, US 32 1347
Mujat, Mircea Medford, US 12 174

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8,965,487 Process, system and software arrangement for measuring a mechanical strain and elastic properties of a sample 1 2005
8,208,995 Method and apparatus for imaging of vessel segments 22 2005
8,922,781 Arrangements, devices, endoscopes, catheters and methods for performing optical imaging by simultaneously illuminating and detecting multiple points on a sample 1 2005
8,351,665 Systems, processes and software arrangements for evaluating information associated with an anatomical structure by an optical coherence ranging technique 2 2006
7,859,679 System, method and arrangement which can use spectral encoding heterodyne interferometry techniques for imaging 2 2006
9,060,689 Apparatus, method and system for performing phase-resolved optical frequency domain imaging 0 2006
7,889,348 Arrangements and methods for facilitating photoluminescence imaging 12 2006
9,087,368 Methods and systems for optical imaging or epithelial luminal organs by beam scanning thereof 0 2007
9,186,066 Apparatus for applying a plurality of electro-magnetic radiations to a sample 0 2007
7,982,879 Methods and systems for performing angle-resolved fourier-domain optical coherence tomography 5 2007
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8,054,468 Apparatus and method for ranging and noise reduction of low coherence interferometry LCI and optical coherence tomography OCT signals by parallel detection of spectral bands 5 2007
7,911,621 Apparatus and method for controlling ranging depth in optical frequency domain imaging 20 2008
9,176,319 Methods, arrangements and apparatus for utilizing a wavelength-swept laser using angular scanning and dispersion procedures 0 2008
7,898,656 Apparatus and method for cross axis parallel spectroscopy 6 2008
8,150,496 Method and apparatus for determination of atherosclerotic plaque type by measurement of tissue optical properties 2 2008
8,050,747 Method and apparatus for determination of atherosclerotic plaque type by measurement of tissue optical properties 1 2008
7,925,133 Imaging system and related techniques 3 2008
RE44042 System and method for optical coherence imaging 2 2008
7,864,822 Process and apparatus for a wavelength tuning source 1 2009
8,593,619 System, method and computer-accessible medium for tracking vessel motion during three-dimensional coronary artery microscopy 0 2009
8,861,910 Fused fiber optic coupler arrangement and method for use thereof 0 2009
8,174,702 Speckle reduction in optical coherence tomography by path length encoded angular compounding 6 2009
7,872,757 Apparatus and method for ranging and noise reduction of low coherence interferometry LCI and optical coherence tomography OCT signals by parallel detection of spectral bands 0 2009
7,995,627 Process and apparatus for a wavelength tuning source 4 2009
8,937,724 Systems and methods for extending imaging depth range of optical coherence tomography through optical sub-sampling 0 2009
8,097,864 System, method and computer-accessible medium for providing wide-field superresolution microscopy 2 2010
9,178,330 Apparatus and method for utilization of a high-speed optical wavelength tuning source 0 2010
9,069,130 Apparatus, method and system for generating optical radiation from biological gain media 0 2010
8,149,418 Method and apparatus for optical imaging via spectral encoding 9 2010
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8,804,126 Systems, methods and computer-accessible medium which provide microscopic images of at least one anatomical structure at a particular resolution 1 2011
8,369,669 Imaging system and related techniques 2 2011
8,416,818 Process and apparatus for a wavelength tuning source 0 2011
9,254,102 Method and apparatus for imaging of vessel segments 0 2011
9,282,931 Methods for tissue analysis 0 2011
9,226,660 Process, system and software arrangement for determining at least one location in a sample using an optical coherence tomography 0 2011
8,760,663 Method and apparatus for optical imaging via spectral encoding 3 2012
9,364,143 Process, arrangements and systems for providing frequency domain imaging of a sample 0 2012
8,559,012 Speckle reduction in optical coherence tomography by path length encoded angular compounding 2 2012
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RE45512 System and method for optical coherence imaging 0 2012
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9,341,783 Apparatus and methods for producing and/or providing recirculating optical delay(s) 0 2012
8,705,046 Method and apparatus for performing optical imaging using frequency-domain interferometry 2 2012
9,326,682 Systems, processes and software arrangements for evaluating information associated with an anatomical structure by an optical coherence ranging technique 0 2013
8,676,013 Imaging system using and related techniques 2 2013
9,304,121 Method and apparatus for optical imaging via spectral encoding 0 2013
9,226,665 Speckle reduction in optical coherence tomography by path length encoded angular compounding 0 2013
9,186,067 Apparatus for applying a plurality of electro-magnetic radiations to a sample 0 2013
9,173,572 System, method and computer-accessible medium for tracking vessel motion during three-dimensional coronary artery microscopy 0 2013
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