Manual-scanning optical coherence tomography probe based on position tracking

Jian Ren, Jigang Wu, Emily J. McDowell, Changhuei Yang
2009 Optics Letters  
A method based on position tracking to reconstruct images for a manual-scanning optical coherence tomography (OCT) probe is proposed and implemented. The method employs several feature points on a hand-held probe and a camera to track the device's pose. The continuous device poses tracking, and the collected OCT depth scans can then be combined to render OCT images. The tracking accuracy of the system was characterized to be about 6 m along two axes and 19 m along the third. A phantom target
more » ... A phantom target was used to validate the method. In addition, we report OCT images of a 54-stage Xenopus laevis tadpole acquired by manual scanning.
doi:10.1364/ol.34.003400 pmid:19881607 fatcat:xgtunyi3wfajzg4ltsqxpoluvm