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Ho:YAG laser ablation of alimentary tract mucosa
Author(s): Marilyn Kostolich; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Steven A. Schafer; Robert E. Nordquist; Richard C. Powell
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Paper Abstract

This study was done to determine delivery parameters for holmium:YAG laser ablation of alimentary tract mucosa. Cadaveric and in vivo canine stomach studies determined laser energies that could ablate mucosa without irreversibly damaging underlying tissues. In vivo gastric, duodenal and colonic studies were performed to document mucosal ablation efficiency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 July 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1880, Lasers in Orthopedic, Dental, and Veterinary Medicine II, (21 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.148310
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Marilyn Kostolich, Oklahoma State Univ. (United States)
Kenneth Eugene Bartels, Oklahoma State Univ. (United States)
Steven A. Schafer, Oklahoma State Univ. (United States)
Robert E. Nordquist, Dean A. McGee Eye Institute and Univ. of Oklahoma Health Sciences Ctr. (United States)
Richard C. Powell, Oklahoma State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1880:
Lasers in Orthopedic, Dental, and Veterinary Medicine II
Dov Gal; Stephen J. O'Brien; C. T. Vangsness; Joel M. White; Harvey A. Wigdor, Editor(s)

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