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Combined 1.06- and 1.32-um Nd:YAG laser in the treatment of rectosigmoideal tumors
Author(s): Ladislav Horak; J. Fanta; Jan Marek
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Paper Abstract

Since January 1988 we have been using the combined Nd:YAG laser Medicalas. The laser operates on the wavelength of 1.06 micrometers with maximum output power of 100 W, and a wavelength of 1.32 micrometers with maximum output power of 30 W. Introduction of the laser into clinical practice was preceded by experimental operation, where we verified the interaction of laser emittance on both wavelengths with the tissues of colon, stomach, esophagus, and open surgery of the abdominal and thoracic cavities.

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Date Published: 7 July 1993
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1892, Medical Lasers and Systems II, (7 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147510
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Ladislav Horak, Charles Univ. Prague (Czech Republic)
J. Fanta, Charles Univ. Prague (Czech Republic)
Jan Marek, Charles Univ. Prague (Czech Republic)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1892:
Medical Lasers and Systems II
David M. Harris; Carl Murray Penney; Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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