By Peter A. Calabresi, Laura J. Balcer, Elliot M. Frohman
Optical coherence tomography [OCT] presents tissue morphology imagery at a lot larger solution than different imaging modalities corresponding to MRI or ultrasound, and the machines are relatively more affordable. it really is a simple strategy to practice; is non-ionizing, and for this reason secure. those merits are riding a quick transformation of OCT, from its vital software as a study software, into an extension of the 'neurological exam' in regimen workplace perform. initially utilized in assessing the severity of tissue harm and diagnosis of a number of sclerosis and diverse neuro-ophthalmic stipulations, OCT is more and more utilized in different neurological issues equivalent to Parkinson's illness, ALS, and Alzheimer's illness. This e-book is the 1st finished evaluation of using OCT in neurological ailments. The assurance contains a description of the method and its usage in various neurologic stipulations. crucial analyzing for neurologists, neuro-ophthalmologists, and neuroradiologists short of an introductory account of the medical purposes of OCT.