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Fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy of biopolymers subsequent to excimer laser photoablation
Author(s): Frank M. Cerio; Richard H. Clarke; Jeffrey M. Isner
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Paper Abstract

The purpose of the fluorescence and Raman experiments in this study is to identify the cause of the red shift in the observed fluorescence emission of coronary arteries after laser ablation. In addition the identity of the molecular bonds broken in the photoablation process has been probed. These identifications are necessary, if one is to understand the laser tissue interaction and to monitor this interaction in a laser angioplasty procedure.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 1201, Optical Fibers in Medicine V, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.17563
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Frank M. Cerio, Boston Univ. (United States)
Richard H. Clarke, Boston Univ. and Tufts Univ. School of Medicine (United States)
Jeffrey M. Isner, Tufts Univ. School of Medicine (United States)


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

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