8 March 2016 Optical polarization tractography based on polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography
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Fibrous tissues exist in many parts of the body, where the directional fiber organization is critical in maintaining their normal functions. Disruption of the normal fibrous structure is often linked to tissue dysfunction. An imaging tool that can reveal the detailed fiber architecture will be valuable for our understanding of the structure-function relationship in these tissues. Here, we described a new high-resolution tractography method developed from Jones matrix polarizationsensitive optical coherence tomography. We demonstrated its applications for visualization of fibrous structures in several different animal tissues.
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Gang Yao, Gang Yao, Yuanbo Wang, Yuanbo Wang, Mohammadreza Ravanfar, Mohammadreza Ravanfar, Leila Azinfar, Leila Azinfar, Xuan Yao, Xuan Yao, Keqing Zhang, Keqing Zhang, Dongsheng Duan, Dongsheng Duan, "Optical polarization tractography based on polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography", Proc. SPIE 9697, Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Domain Optical Methods in Biomedicine XX, 969716 (8 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2214194; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2214194
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