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Six years of peripheral laser angioplasty clinical activity: a review
Author(s): Riccardo Viligiardi; D. Borrelli; Sandra Galiberti; Roberto Pini; Renzo Salimbeni
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Paper Abstract

A comparison between the laser angioplasty techniques preliminary expectations and verified limits with ten years of research on the laser technology and six years experience in clinical utilization is reported. Both early enthusiasm and present criticism have been found excessive because the limits of the techniques were intuitable from the beginning and on the other hand a significant clinical usefulness is verifiable in a selected group of patients.

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Date Published: 19 January 1996
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2623, Medical Applications of Lasers III, (19 January 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.230358
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Riccardo Viligiardi, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi (Italy)
D. Borrelli, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi (Italy)
Sandra Galiberti, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi (Italy)
Roberto Pini, Istituto di Elettronica Quantistica/CNR (Italy)
Renzo Salimbeni, Istituto di Elettronica Quantistica/CNR (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2623:
Medical Applications of Lasers III
Stephen G. Bown; Herbert J. Geschwind; Raimund Hibst; Frederic Laffitte; Giulio Maira; Roberto Pini; Hans-Dieter Reidenbach; Hans H. Scherer; Pasquale Spinelli, Editor(s)

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