26 May 1994 Optical recording for investigating electrical defibrillation
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Abstract
Optical recording uses a voltage-sensitive dye to transduce transmembrane cellular potential into a fluorescence, absorption or birefringence signal. Optical recording is useful for studying cardiac electrophysiology because it (1) is a non-contact method which spares fragile preparations mechanical damage, (2) can achieve sub-cellular spatial resolution, (3) allows acquisition of large numbers of simultaneous readings, and (4) is immune to artifacts produced by electrical shocks.
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Stephen M. Dillon, Stephen M. Dillon, } "Optical recording for investigating electrical defibrillation", Proc. SPIE 2132, Clinical Applications of Modern Imaging Technology II, (26 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176580; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.176580
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