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Light absorption characteristics of the human meniscus: applications for laser ablation
Author(s): C. Thomas Vangsness; Chunsheng Huang; Chadwick F. Smith
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Paper Abstract

This study analyzes the light absorption characteristics of human meniscal tissue. Increased absorption at certain wavelengths of light allows increased energy transfer and the ability to cut or ablate that tissue.

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Date Published: 1 May 1991
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1424, Lasers in Orthopedic, Dental, and Veterinary Medicine, (1 May 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43983
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C. Thomas Vangsness, Univ. of Southern California (United States)
Chunsheng Huang, Univ. of Southern California (United States)
Chadwick F. Smith, Univ. of Southern California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1424:
Lasers in Orthopedic, Dental, and Veterinary Medicine
Stephen J. O'Brien; Douglas N. Dederich; Harvey Wigdor; Ava Micky Trent, Editor(s)

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