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Use of contact Nd:YAG sapphire-laser system for performing partial hepatectomy and splenectomy in dogs
Author(s): Chibing Yu; Shujuan Jing; Huimin Cai; Lanxing Shao; Hegui Zou
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Paper Abstract

An Nd:YAG Sapphire laser blade was used for performing hepatectomy and splenectomy in dogs. The results suggest that a laser blade provides a new way to reduce intraoperative bleeding and to minimize tissue damage. In recent years, there have been some reports on performing surgical procedures using a contact Nd:YAG Sapphire laser system. The current animal study was conducted in order to explore the capability of incision and excision of the laser tip, the damage to the tissue, and the recovery course.

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Date Published: 5 March 1993
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1616, International Conference on Photodynamic Therapy and Laser Medicine, (5 March 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.137043
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Chibing Yu, Changzheng Hospital (China)
Shujuan Jing, Huangpu District Central Hospital (China)
Huimin Cai, Huangpu District Central Hospital (China)
Lanxing Shao, Shanghai Laser Society (China)
Hegui Zou, Shanghai Laser Society (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1616:
International Conference on Photodynamic Therapy and Laser Medicine
Junheng Li, Editor(s)

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