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MEDICA TECH FORUM: light-based imaging technique OCT

Interview with Enno Hachgenei, Research Associate, Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology, IPT

04.11.2019

Image: Smiling young man with brown hair, suit and tie - Enno Hachgenei; Copyright: Fraunhofer IPT

Enno Hachgenei

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Image: Two screens with picture of the circulatory system in a catheter laboratory; Copyright: panthermedia.net/sudok1

Unitl now, OCT is most of all used in cardiovascular imaging. A catheter using OCT can show the inside walls of vessels, thus revealing damaged tissue.

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Optical coherence tomography - Looking into the vessel with light

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