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Maarek Publications

Jean-Michel Maarek, Dr. Eng.

Associate Professor of Engineering Practice
Director of Medical Device & Diagnostic Engineering Program
Biomedical photonics, clinical lasers, measurement and modeling of cardiorespiratory activity.

Office: DRB 150
Phone: (213) 740-0346
Fax: (213) 740-0343
Email: jmaarek@bmsr.usc.edu

Selected Publications

Maarek, J.-M., L. Marcu, M.C. Fishbein & W.S. Grundfest. Time-resolved fluorescence of human aortic wall: Use for improved identification of aortic lesions. Lasers Surg. Med., 27:241-254, 2000.

Maarek, J.-M., L. Marcu, W.J. Snyder & W.S. Grundfest. Time-resolved fluorescence spectra of arterial fluorescent compounds: Reconstruction and Laguerre expansion technique. Photochem. Photobiol., 71:178-187, 2000.

Marcu, L., W.S. Grundfest & J.-M. Maarek. Photobleaching of arterial fluorescent compounds: Characterization of elastin, collagen, and cholesterol time-resolved spectra during prolonged ultraviolet irradiation. Photochem. Photobiol., 69:713-721, 1999.

Maarek, J.-M., L. Marcu, & W.S. Grundfest. Characterization of Atherosclerotic Lesions with Laser-Induced Time Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy. In: Optical Biopsy II, R.R. Alfano (Ed.), SPIE Proc. 3250, Belllingham, 181-189, 1998.

Maarek, J.-M., W.J. Snyder, & W.S. Grundfest. Time-resolved laser- induced fluorescence of arterial wall constituents: Deconvolution algorithm and spectro-temporal characteristics. In: Advances in Fluorescence Sensing Technology III, R.B. Thompson (Ed.), SPIE Proc 2980, Bellingham, 278-285, 1997.

Howell, S., J.-M. Maarek, M. Fournier, K. Sullivan, W.Z. Zhan, & G. Sieck. Congestive heart failure: Differential adaptation of the diaphragm and lattissimus dorsi. J. Appl. Physiol., 79:389-397, 1995.

Maarek, J.-M. & H.K. Chang. Pulsatile pulmonary microvascular pressure measured with vascular occlusion techniques. J. Appl. Physiol., 70:998- 1005, 1991.

Maarek, J.-M., T.S. Hakim & H.K. Chang. Analysis of pulmonary arterial pressure profile after occlusion of pulsatile blood flow. J. Appl. Physiol., 68:761-769, 1990.

Maarek, J.-M., G. Jarry, J. Crowe, B.M. Hung & D. Laurent. Simulation of laser tomoscopy in a heterogeneous biological medium. Med. & Biol. Eng. & Comput., 24:407-414, 1986.