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Technical trends in medical lasers
Author(s): David M. Harris
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Paper Abstract

Within surgery and medicine the traditional application of the laser is as an incisional and ablative tool. The surgical laser systems of 20 years ago had the same basic tissue effect as today, near instantaneous vaporization of a target tissue by a highly focussed and pin-point accurate beam of light.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1992
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1650, Medical Lasers and Systems, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.142547
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David M. Harris, Biomedical Consultants, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1650:
Medical Lasers and Systems
David M. Harris; Stuart D. Harman, Editor(s)

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