Benjamin J Vakoc

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cancer imaging by optical coherence tomography: preclinical progress and clinical potential
    Benjamin J Vakoc
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine and Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 12:363-8. 2012
  2. pmc Numerical compensation of system polarization mode dispersion in polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography
    Ellen Ziyi Zhang
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Opt Express 21:1163-80. 2013
  3. pmc Physiological homology between Drosophila melanogaster and vertebrate cardiovascular systems
    Michael A Choma
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Dis Model Mech 4:411-20. 2011
  4. pmc Image-guided biopsy in the esophagus through comprehensive optical frequency domain imaging and laser marking: a study in living swine
    Melissa J Suter
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:346-53. 2010
  5. pmc Artifacts in polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography caused by polarization mode dispersion
    Martin Villiger
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Opt Lett 38:923-5. 2013
  6. pmc Performance of reduced bit-depth acquisition for optical frequency domain imaging
    BRIAN D GOLDBERG
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Blossom St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Opt Express 17:16957-68. 2009
  7. pmc >400 kHz repetition rate wavelength-swept laser and application to high-speed optical frequency domain imaging
    Wang Yuhl Oh
    Harvard Medical School and Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Blossom Street, BAR 704, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Opt Lett 35:2919-21. 2010
  8. pmc Injury depth control from combined wavelength and power tuning in scanned beam laser thermal therapy
    Martin Villiger
    Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Biomed Opt 16:118001. 2011
  9. pmc Heart wall velocimetry and exogenous contrast-based cardiac flow imaging in Drosophila melanogaster using Doppler optical coherence tomography
    Michael A Choma
    Children s Hospital Boston, and Harvard Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Biomed Opt 15:056020. 2010
  10. pmc Three-dimensional microscopy of the tumor microenvironment in vivo using optical frequency domain imaging
    Benjamin J Vakoc
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Med 15:1219-23. 2009

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Publications13

  1. pmc Cancer imaging by optical coherence tomography: preclinical progress and clinical potential
    Benjamin J Vakoc
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine and Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 12:363-8. 2012
    ..Here, we review these results, forecast the future of OCT for preclinical cancer imaging and discuss its exciting potential to translate to the clinic as a tool for monitoring cancer therapy...
  2. pmc Numerical compensation of system polarization mode dispersion in polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography
    Ellen Ziyi Zhang
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Opt Express 21:1163-80. 2013
    ..Using a frequency multiplexed PS-OFDI setup, we validate the proposed method by comparing birefringence noise in images of intralipid, muscle, and tendon with and without PMD compensation...
  3. pmc Physiological homology between Drosophila melanogaster and vertebrate cardiovascular systems
    Michael A Choma
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Dis Model Mech 4:411-20. 2011
    ..Our results demonstrate physiological homology and support the use of D. melanogaster as an animal model of complex cardiovascular disease...
  4. pmc Image-guided biopsy in the esophagus through comprehensive optical frequency domain imaging and laser marking: a study in living swine
    Melissa J Suter
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:346-53. 2010
    ..When deployed through a balloon-centering catheter, OFDI can automatically image the entire distal esophagus (6.0 cm length) in approximately 2 minutes...
  5. pmc Artifacts in polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography caused by polarization mode dispersion
    Martin Villiger
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Opt Lett 38:923-5. 2013
    ..Even then, spatial averaging over a dimension larger than that characteristic of speckle is required to remove a PMD-induced bias of the local retardation values...
  6. pmc Performance of reduced bit-depth acquisition for optical frequency domain imaging
    BRIAN D GOLDBERG
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Blossom St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Opt Express 17:16957-68. 2009
    ..Images of a human coronary artery acquired in vivo at 8-bit depth are presented and compared with images at higher bit-depth acquisition...
  7. pmc >400 kHz repetition rate wavelength-swept laser and application to high-speed optical frequency domain imaging
    Wang Yuhl Oh
    Harvard Medical School and Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Blossom Street, BAR 704, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Opt Lett 35:2919-21. 2010
    ..Optical frequency domain imaging of the human skin in vivo is presented using this laser, and the system shows sensitivity of higher than 98 dB with single-side ranging depth of 1.7 mm over 4 dB sensitivity roll-off...
  8. pmc Injury depth control from combined wavelength and power tuning in scanned beam laser thermal therapy
    Martin Villiger
    Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Biomed Opt 16:118001. 2011
    ..The combination of two or three discrete wavelengths combined at variable ratios provides similar control, and may provide an improved strategy for the treatment of endothelial lesions...
  9. pmc Heart wall velocimetry and exogenous contrast-based cardiac flow imaging in Drosophila melanogaster using Doppler optical coherence tomography
    Michael A Choma
    Children s Hospital Boston, and Harvard Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Biomed Opt 15:056020. 2010
    ..The results presented here open up new possibilities for functional cardiovascular phenotyping of normal and mutant D. melanogaster...
  10. pmc Three-dimensional microscopy of the tumor microenvironment in vivo using optical frequency domain imaging
    Benjamin J Vakoc
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Med 15:1219-23. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Optical microscopy of the pediatric vocal fold
    Caroline Boudoux
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:53-64. 2009
    ..To compare and contrast 4 optical imaging techniques for evaluating the developing microstructure of the pediatric vocal fold and to identify the optimal strategy for in vivo imaging...
  12. doi request reprint Photometric stereo endoscopy
    Vicente Parot
    Madrid MIT M VisiĆ³n Consortium, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Biomed Opt 18:076017. 2013
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  13. pmc Polarimetry noise in fiber-based optical coherence tomography instrumentation
    Ellen Ziyi Zhang
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Opt Express 19:16830-42. 2011
    ..Using these models, we provide a framework for predicting noise levels, for processing signals to reduce noise, and for designing an optimized system...