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Experimental studies of injured rat tibiae after HeNe radiation
Author(s): M. A. Cruz-Hofling; I. Garavello; Z. Jingguo; Vitor Baranauskas
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Paper Abstract

Atomic force microscopy (AFM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) have been used to quantify bone morphology during post-injury ossification in rate tibiae and characterize the differences induced by laser photostimulation compared with the naturally-occurring regenerative process. SEM and AFM images of the cortical bone at the recovery stages of 8 and 15 days after the injury are discussed.

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Date Published: 12 December 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5287, Laser Florence 2002: A Window on the Laser Medicine World, (12 December 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.544886
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M. A. Cruz-Hofling, Univ. Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)
I. Garavello, Univ. Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)
Z. Jingguo, Univ. Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)
Vitor Baranauskas, Univ. Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5287:
Laser Florence 2002: A Window on the Laser Medicine World
Leonardo Longo; Alfons G. Hofstetter; Mihail-Lucien Pascu; Wilhelm R. A. Waidelich, Editor(s)

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