Writing a proposal?

We support researchers in the grant application process.

Home   |    Privacy Policy     |     Legal     |     Contact Us     |    Events

30 Spinelli Place | Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone: 617-868-4178 | Fax: 617-868-7996

moreinfo@bostonmicromachines.com

​                                                                           

Copyright 2018. Boston Micromachines Corporation. All rights reserved.

​​​Motion Contrast Imaging


   Apaeros also has the added capability to obtain data which can be used to visualize small-vessel blood flow. Through a combination of imaging and BMC post-processing software, qualitative measurements can be observed.
   Using the standard deviation of a series of images reveals features that are otherwise not detectable using singular images.  With this technique, small vessel blood flow detection is enhanced.




Instrument Functions: Qualitative Measures of Small-Vessel Blood Flow 

Whitepapers
Visit Boston Micromachines' Youtube Page
Visit Boston Micromachines' Facebook Page
Shaping Light Blog

T: 617-868-4178   

E: moreinfo@bostonmicromachines.com

Need Customer Support?

We are here to help with your questions on products, documentation downloads and getting you the latest software drivers.

Improves detection of blood flow through small vessels

Standard Deviation calculation of a series of images enables visualization of blood flow

Boston Micromachines Corporation customer service
Visit Boston Micromachines' Google Plus Page
Visit Boston Micromachines' Twitter Page

Visit us at:

Want to learn more?

Download our Whitepapers for more

information on products and applications.

Measures of Small-Vessel Blood

Boston Micromachines Corporation submit a proposal
Boston Micromachines Corporation download our whitepapers
Visit Boston Micromahines' LinkedIn Page

Apaeros also has the added capability to obtain data which can be used to measure small-vessel blood flow. Through a combination of imaging, instrument optimization and third-party post-processing software, quantitative measures can be made.


​While stopping the horizontal scan over a blood vessel, blood velocity can be measured by tracking erythrocytes moving across a scanning line. The steeper the slope, the slower the erythrocyte. This has allowed researchers to produce a blood velocity profile for retinal vessels.


Slope is inversely proportional to velocity