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Comparison of core fibers and contact probes for laser surgery
Author(s): Rudolf W. Steiner; J. Keckstein; Anthonio Finger
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Paper Abstract

Advanced laser operational techniques have been introduced using the Nd:YAG or the argon laser in combination with fiber techniques and contact probes . In gynaecology, for exantple, surgeons need highly flexible fiber transmission systems for laparoscopic operations 2 Indications such as adhesiolysis or endornetriosis can be treated without mechanical traumatisation and bleeding using the laser light. Laser systems with different wavelengths, fibers and tips have become a very flexible surgical instrument. Feedback control of the reaction of the laser light with tissue makes the inedical laser system save and reliable.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1201, Optical Fibers in Medicine V, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.17546
Show Author Affiliations
Rudolf W. Steiner, Univ. Ulm (Germany)
J. Keckstein, Univ. Ulm (Germany)
Anthonio Finger, Univ. Ulm (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1201:
Optical Fibers in Medicine V
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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