M.P. Jelvehgaran

Other Academic Staff
Main activities
Image-guided RT for oesophageal cancer, optical coherence tomography, Cardiac electrophysiology
Focus of research

" Advanced optical imaging of the oesophagus during cancer therapy "

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a minimally invasive imaging technique to obtain cross sectional images with high resolution (1-10μm). This project aims on exploring the use of OCT in both lung and esophageal cancer patients. For the lung cancer patients, we aim to diagnose and quantify the radiation-induced esophagitis. Macroscopical disease extent  is currently determined with endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)in esophageal cancer patients; OCT has potential to act asa promising imaging modality to improve knowledge of the disease extent beyond the EUS finding.

Contact Information:

Room K2-112, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Curriculum Vitae

Pouya Jelvehgaran is a PhD candidate in the Biomedical Engineering and Physics and Radiation Oncology Departments, the Academic Medical Center, the University of Amsterdam and LaserLaB Amsterdam. He received his MSc degree in medical engineering from KTH–Royal Institute of Technology, in a joint program with Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. The focus of his research is advanced optical imaging of the esophagus during cancer therapy, image-guided radiation therapy, optical coherence tomography, and translational research.