OCT image Diagnosis

About OCT image Diagnosis

Product Name
BIOSTAROCT (Optical Coherence Tomography)

Fundamental Principle
Use of Michelson interferometer based on optical fiber. Creation of cross-sectional image through transversal depth-scan

Diagnosis of skin structure, retina, brain, carcinoma in situ, dental caries/cracks, cervical cancer.

High resolution (1um) at a low cost, real-time imaging, provision of information on size of cancer cells and location through remote diagnosis.

Current State of Product Development
Secured original technology and clinical application (first time in Korea). Manufacture of a prototype.

Intellectual Property Rights
3 domestic, 1 international.

Scope of diagnosis

OCT(Optical Coherence Tomography) uterine cancer diagnosis

OCT image of cervical cancer structure of a 53 year old woman which was filmed within 30 minutes after surgery (conization)

– Integration of cervical diagnostic methods
– Accuracy over 95% due to reduction of false negative rate
– Easy diagnosis/visual environment with real-time digital imaging
– Reduction of diagnosis expense

Comparison of OCT and X-ray for the diagnosis of occlusal surface of teeth

divisionX-rayCTMRI ultrasonic waveOCT
Measurement SourceX-rayX-raymagnetic fieldultrasonic wavelaser
resolution1000㎛ 1000㎛ 1000㎛ 150㎛1~15㎛
PermeabilitySingle-layer transmissionSingle-layer transmissionSingle-layer transmission10cm3.0mm
Real-time videoimpossibleimpossibleimpossiblepossiblepossible
pricelow pricehigh pricehigh pricelow pricelow price
Equipment SizeMediumMedium and largelargesmallsmall
Degree of human harmlessnessharmfulnessharmfulnessHarmlessHarmlessHarmless

* Ophthalmology, Biology, Gastroenterology, Urology, Cardiology, Neurology, Gynecology, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology