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New approaches in laser surgery of paranasal sinuses
Author(s): Hans H. Scherer; Juergen U. G. Hopf; Marietta Linnarz; Peter Gundlach; Karl H. Voege
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Paper Abstract

In the field of otorhinolaryngology lasers, especially the 002 laser, sometimes the NdYag Laser, have been used for many years. However their application has been limited to easily accessible region e. g. diseases in the oral cavity, the oro- and hypoharxynx and the larynx. The upper air ways, especially the nose, the paranasal sinuses and the nasopharynx are narrow and hidden regions, which have proved a challenge to the optical and laser engineers and physicians.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1992
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1649, Optical Fibers in Medicine VII, (1 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60250
Show Author Affiliations
Hans H. Scherer, Freie Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Juergen U. G. Hopf, Freie Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Marietta Linnarz, Freie Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Peter Gundlach, Freie Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Karl H. Voege, Freie Univ. Berlin (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1649:
Optical Fibers in Medicine VII
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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