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A mass spectrometry imaging system combined with a laser triangulation system provides simultaneous topographic and molecular information for 3D biological samples and eliminates height-related artifacts in imperfect tissue sections.
A new report has demonstrated the combined use of optical coherence tomography and molecular imaging within human coronary arteries. This combination provides a unique opportunity to look at plaque from a view not previously possible, opening the field for greater understanding of plaque biology in research and clinical practice.