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Computer-assisted interstitial laser coagulation for BPH
Author(s): Gideon Ho; Adrian R. W. Barrett; Wan Sing Ng; Liam Guan Lim; Wai S.C. Cheng
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Paper Abstract

Interstitial laser thermotherapy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that utilizes laser to coagulate and treat benign prostatic hyperplasia. This study explores the use of a computer-assisted interstitial laser coagulation system to aid surgeons in performing this procedure.

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Date Published: 4 June 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4254, Biomedical Diagnostic, Guidance, and Surgical-Assist Systems III, (4 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.427931
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Gideon Ho, Nanyang Technological Univ. (United Kingdom)
Adrian R. W. Barrett, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Wan Sing Ng, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Liam Guan Lim, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Wai S.C. Cheng, Singapore General Hospital (Singapore)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4254:
Biomedical Diagnostic, Guidance, and Surgical-Assist Systems III
Tuan Vo-Dinh; Warren S. Grundfest M.D.; David A. Benaron M.D., Editor(s)

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