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Nd:YAG laser thermal effect in the prostate: application to laser treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Author(s): Eduardo Orihuela; Massoud Motamedi; Mariela Pow-Sang; Thomas Cammack; Michael M. Warren
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Paper Abstract

The aim of our study was to systematically determine the effect of Nd:YAG laser in the prostatic tissue of a canine animal model and to define the correlation of laser dose with the depth of coagulation necrosis. This study was carried out with a right angle non contact laser delivery system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2129, Lasers in Urology, (2 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.175042
Show Author Affiliations
Eduardo Orihuela, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch (United States)
Massoud Motamedi, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch (United States)
Mariela Pow-Sang, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch (United States)
Thomas Cammack, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch (United States)
Michael M. Warren, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2129:
Lasers in Urology
Graham M. Watson; Rudolf W. Steiner; Douglas E. Johnson, Editor(s)

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