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The laser in urology
Author(s): Alfons G. Hofstetter
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Paper Abstract

Laser is an acronym for a physical principle and means: Light Amplification by stimulated Emission of Radiation. This principle offers a lot of tissue/light effects caused by the parameters: power density/time and the special qualities of the laser light. Nowadays for diagnosis and therapy following lasers are used in urology: Krypton- and Dye-lasers as well as the Neodymium-YAG- (nd:YAG-), Holmium-YAG (Ho:YAG-), Diode-, Argon- and the CO2-lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 2002
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4903, Laser Florence 2001: A Window on the Laser Medicine World, (15 October 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.486636
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Alfons G. Hofstetter, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. München (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4903:
Laser Florence 2001: 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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