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Theoretical analysis of stone fragmentation rates
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Paper Abstract

Experimental work on stone-fragmentation rates using a pulsed dye laser has revealed strong differences in the pulse energy dependence of biliary and salivary stones. A simple mathematical model is described relating these differences to a stochastic process governing the generation of shock waves.

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Date Published: 1 November 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1525, Future Trends in Biomedical Applications of Lasers, (1 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48195
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Hericus J. C. M. Sterenborg, Academic Medical Ctr. (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1525:
Future Trends in Biomedical Applications of Lasers
Lars Othar Svaasand, Editor(s)

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