Seemantini K Nadkarni

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Laser speckle imaging of atherosclerotic plaques through optical fiber bundles
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Harvard Medical Schooland Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Biomed Opt 13:054016. 2008
  2. pmc Measurement of collagen and smooth muscle cell content in atherosclerotic plaques using polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1474-81. 2007
  3. pmc Evaluation of collagen in atherosclerotic plaques: the use of two coherent laser-based imaging methods
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital and Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Lasers Med Sci 24:439-45. 2009
  4. pmc Characterization of atherosclerotic plaques by laser speckle imaging
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 40 Blossom St, BAR 718, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 112:885-92. 2005
  5. pmc Measurement of fibrous cap thickness in atherosclerotic plaques by spatiotemporal analysis of laser speckle images
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Biomed Opt 11:021006. 2006
  6. pmc Intravascular optical imaging technology for investigating the coronary artery
    Melissa J Suter
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:1022-39. 2011
  7. pmc Intravascular laser speckle imaging catheter for the mechanical evaluation of the arterial wall
    Zeinab Hajjarian
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Biomed Opt 16:026005. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Measurement of bulk mechanical properties of tissue using laser speckle rheology
    Zeinab Hajjarian
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, 40 Blossom St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:5746-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of optical coherence tomography and integrated backscatter intravascular ultrasound images for tissue characterization of human coronary plaques
    Masanori Kawasaki
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:81-8. 2006
  10. pmc Evaluation and correction for optical scattering variations in laser speckle rheology of biological fluids
    Zeinab Hajjarian
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65014. 2013

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Laser speckle imaging of atherosclerotic plaques through optical fiber bundles
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Harvard Medical Schooland Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Biomed Opt 13:054016. 2008
    ..Our results show that leached fiber bundles may reliably transmit laser speckle images in the presence of cardiac motion, providing a viable option to conduct intracoronary LSI...
  2. pmc Measurement of collagen and smooth muscle cell content in atherosclerotic plaques using polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1474-81. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the measurement of collagen and smooth muscle cell (SMC) content in atherosclerotic plaques using polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography (PSOCT)...
  3. pmc Evaluation of collagen in atherosclerotic plaques: the use of two coherent laser-based imaging methods
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital and Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Lasers Med Sci 24:439-45. 2009
    ..In this article we review recent developments in these techniques and potential challenges in translating these methods into intra-arterial use in patients...
  4. pmc Characterization of atherosclerotic plaques by laser speckle imaging
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 40 Blossom St, BAR 718, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 112:885-92. 2005
    ..In this article, we describe a new optical technique, laser speckle imaging (LSI), that measures an index of plaque viscoelasticity. We evaluate the potential of LSI for characterizing atherosclerotic plaque...
  5. pmc Measurement of fibrous cap thickness in atherosclerotic plaques by spatiotemporal analysis of laser speckle images
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Biomed Opt 11:021006. 2006
    ..4). These results demonstrate that spatio-temporal LSI may allow the estimation of fibrous cap thickness in NCFAs, which is an important predictor of plaque stability...
  6. pmc Intravascular optical imaging technology for investigating the coronary artery
    Melissa J Suter
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:1022-39. 2011
    ..Given the wealth of information that these techniques can provide, optical imaging modalities are poised to play an increasingly significant role in the evaluation of the coronary artery in the future...
  7. pmc Intravascular laser speckle imaging catheter for the mechanical evaluation of the arterial wall
    Zeinab Hajjarian
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Biomed Opt 16:026005. 2011
    ..Distinct differences in arterial time constants are identified at normal aortic and stented sites in vivo with intravascular LSI...
  8. doi request reprint Measurement of bulk mechanical properties of tissue using laser speckle rheology
    Zeinab Hajjarian
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, 40 Blossom St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:5746-8. 2011
    ..In all cases, strong correlation is observed between τ and G* (r=0.95, p < 0.002). These results demonstrate the efficacy of LSR as a non-invasive and non-contact technology for mechanical evaluation of biological samples...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of optical coherence tomography and integrated backscatter intravascular ultrasound images for tissue characterization of human coronary plaques
    Masanori Kawasaki
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:81-8. 2006
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  10. pmc Evaluation and correction for optical scattering variations in laser speckle rheology of biological fluids
    Zeinab Hajjarian
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65014. 2013
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  11. pmc Imaging the subcellular structure of human coronary atherosclerosis using micro-optical coherence tomography
    Linbo Liu
    Harvard Medical School, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Med 17:1010-4. 2011
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  12. pmc Spectral binning for mitigation of polarization mode dispersion artifacts in catheter-based optical frequency domain imaging
    Martin Villiger
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, 40 Blossom Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Opt Express 21:16353-69. 2013
    ..When applied to the imaging of human cadaveric coronary arteries, the algorithm was found to yield a substantial improvement in the reconstructed birefringence maps. ..
  13. pmc Evaluating the viscoelastic properties of tissue from laser speckle fluctuations
    Zeinab Hajjarian
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Sci Rep 2:316. 2012
    ..Results demonstrate a strong correlation between τ and |G*| for both phantom (r = 0.79, p <0.0001) and tissue (r = 0.88, p<0.0001) specimens, establishing the unique capability of LSR in characterizing tissue viscoelasticity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Image-based cardiac gating for three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound imaging
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Imaging Research Laboratories, Robarts Research Institute, London, Ont, Canada
    Ultrasound Med Biol 31:53-63. 2005
    ..Our study shows that image-based gating of IVUS images provides a useful method for accurate reconstruction of 3-D IVUS images with reduced cardiac motion artefact...
  15. ncbi request reprint A pulsating coronary vessel phantom for two- and three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound studies
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Imaging Research Laboratories, The John P Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ultrasound Med Biol 29:621-8. 2003
    ..Our results showed that phantom pulsation correlated well with the programmed pulsation waveform (r = 0.97). The deviation of the least squares line from the line of identity was calculated to be < 4%...