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Neodymium:YAG laser therapy for recurrent chronic polypous sinusitis: is it safe?
Author(s): Justus F. R. Ilgner; Oliver Emmerling; Martin Westhofen
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Paper Abstract

Using a self-regulated power delivery system at low power rate in contact mode, the Nd:YAG-laser is a safe tool even in such delicate regions as the paranasal sinuses. patients profile from early ablation of local recurrences, before extensive revision surgery becomes inevitable.

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Date Published: 28 June 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4166, Laser Florence '99: A Window on the Laser Medicine World, (28 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.389485
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Justus F. R. Ilgner, Univ. of Aachen (Germany)
Oliver Emmerling, Univ. of Aachen (Germany)
Martin Westhofen, Univ. of Aachen (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4166:
Laser Florence '99: A Window on the Laser Medicine World
Leonardo Longo; Alfons G. Hofstetter; Mihail-Lucian Pascu; Wilhelm R.A. Waidelich, Editor(s)

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