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Three-dimensional imaging is a technique that combines many scans (from computed tomography, MRI or ultrasonography) computationally. Such images can then be manipulated by the radiographer or physician to aid diagnosis and surgical planning.
High-frame-rate, high-resolution photoacoustic computed tomography reveals, for small live animals, the brain's functional connectivity and the dynamics of breathing, blood oxygenation and circulating melanoma cells.
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.