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Endoscopic application of Nd:YAG laser in general surgery: technique and results
Author(s): K. Dinstl; S. Kriwanek; Kay W. Dittrich; F. Hoffer
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Paper Abstract

When lasers were introduced to general surgery in the late sixties great expectations were cherished and abundant optimism developed. A great amount ofbasic research and clinical trials were peformed and indications for the new surgical device gradually defined. Only detailed evaluation and comparison with established forms oftreatment was able to describe the place oflaser application in surgery (1,2).

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Date Published: 3 December 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2922, Laser Applications in Medicine and Dentistry, (3 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.260693
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K. Dinstl, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Laser Surgery (Austria)
S. Kriwanek, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Laser Surgery (Austria)
Kay W. Dittrich, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Laser Surgery (Austria)
F. Hoffer, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Laser Surgery (Austria)


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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