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Treatment of patients with OSAS using Nd-YAG laser
Author(s): Andrzej Kukwa; Marek P. Tulibacki; Andrzej Zajac; Katarzyna Dudziec
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Paper Abstract

The authors present their clinical experience regarding the possibilities of application of Nd:YAG and Ho:YAG lasers for the treatment of disorders in the are of the upper respiratory tract. The patients with symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Aphnoe Syndrom need a various operations techniques. Lasers techniques makes it possible to perform a number of procedures in local anesthesia which considerably improves the economic effectiveness of the treatment. The surgeries performed using laser beam enabled very good effect of treatment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 June 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4166, Laser Florence '99: A Window on the Laser Medicine World, (28 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.389486
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Andrzej Kukwa, Warsaw Medical Academy (Poland)
Marek P. Tulibacki, Warsaw Medical Academy (Poland)
Andrzej Zajac, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Katarzyna Dudziec, Warsaw Medical Academy (Poland)


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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