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Effects of MTZs parameters during non-ablative fractional photothermolysis treatments: a numerical study
Author(s): Jing-bo Ma; Ji-zhuang Zhang
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Paper Abstract

The novel method of non-ablative FP is acknowledged as an effective technique by offering significant clinical improvement while minimal risk of complications. A new time-dependent mathematical model was built up to investigate the photo-thermal interactions during FP treatments. With this model, effects of treatment-affecting parameters, such as diameter, density and energy of the micro laser beam as well as skin cooling, were numerically investigated. Different photo-thermal behaviors with various treatment parameters were particularly discussed, based on which, a novel concept of programmable treatment procedure (PTP) was proposed. With this technique, desired therapeutic outcomes may be obtained from personalized treatments.

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Date Published: 8 November 2010
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 7845, Optics in Health Care and Biomedical Optics IV, 784516 (8 November 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.870260
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Jing-bo Ma, Philips Research Asia Shanghai (China)
Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Ji-zhuang Zhang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7845:
Optics in Health Care and Biomedical Optics IV
Qingming Luo; Ying Gu; Xingde Li, Editor(s)

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