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Treatment of recurrent nasal polyp using the ultrapulse CO2 laser
Author(s): Wu-Yan Cao; Jun-Ping Cheng; Cheng-Wei Chen
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Paper Abstract

The recurrent nasal polyp complicated with nasosinusitis offer reflareacutely, and even form which various encranial and eye's compliances and lost smell are resulted. It is shown that the problem can cause the blocked breathes and bad sleeping of afflicted patients only if their nasal polyp was not completely cut out and relapsed into an action repeatedly. It is a goal procedure for ultrapulse CO2 laser manufactured by Coherent Corp. Ltd. USA treating the problem. The machine gives out a great high power of pulse mode that destroyed precisely the polyp tissue by its vaporization. However, neither the continual laser nor the pulse laser does so easily. The selected cases included fiber persons with recurrent nasal polyp who were at the age range of 25-40 years old and took a different ill-period of 5-20 years long. They consisted of 3 cases for posterior rhinopolypus with bent nasoseta and 2 cases for median rhinopolypus. Majority of them experienced traditional operations of four times and at least for two times, but the relapse of rhinopolypus always adhere to them.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 November 1998
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 3344, 1997 Shanghai International Conference on Laser Medicine and Surgery, (2 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.330184
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Wu-Yan Cao, Prevention and Cure Institute for Dermatosis/Guangzhou and GiNan Univ. (China)
Jun-Ping Cheng, Prevention and Cure Institute for Dermatosis/Guangzhou and GiNan Univ. (China)
Cheng-Wei Chen, Prevention and Cure Institute for Dermatosis/Guangzhou and GiNan Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3344:
1997 Shanghai International Conference on Laser Medicine and Surgery
Jing Zhu, Editor(s)

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