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Simultaneous delivery of Er:YAG and Ho:YAG lasers by using hollow optical fibers for endoscopic lithotripsy
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Paper Abstract

Effect of simultaneous delivery of ErYAG and HoYAG lasers was tested by using a hollow optical fiber and a taper coupler. The lasers are irradiated to hard tissue at the same time, and vaporization characteristic, and fragmentation efficiency are discussed.

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Date Published: 8 February 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6433, Optical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment Applications VII, 64330A (8 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.699794
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Katsumasa Iwai, Sendai National College of Technology (Japan)
Yuji Matsuura, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Mitsunobu Miyagi, Sendai National College of Technology (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6433:
Optical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment Applications VII
Israel Gannot, Editor(s)

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