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In-vitro investigations to compare various laser wavelengths for laser-induced interstitial thermotherapy (LITT)
Author(s): Ingolf Mesecke von Rheinbaben; Andre Roggan; Gerhard J. Mueller
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents in vitro investigations to compare three different wavelengths used to LITT on the basis of coagulation efficiency, maximum temperature and maximum coagulation volume. The results led us to the conclusion that wavelengths with a smaller penetration depth show a higher coagulation efficiency but a smaller maximum coagulation volume.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 December 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2922, Laser Applications in Medicine and Dentistry, (3 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.260682
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Ingolf Mesecke von Rheinbaben, Laser- und Medizin-Technologie gGmbH (Germany)
Andre Roggan, Laser- und Medizin-Technologie gGmbH (Germany)
Gerhard J. Mueller, Laser- und Medizin-Technologie gGmbH (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2922:
Laser Applications in Medicine and Dentistry
Gregory B. Altshuler; Fausto Chiesa; Herbert J. Geschwind; Raimund Hibst; Neville Krasner; Frederic Laffitte; Giulio Maira; Reinhard Neumann; Roberto Pini; Hans-Dieter Reidenbach; Andre Roggan; Montserrat Serra I Mila, Editor(s)

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