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Laser laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in clinical cases (N=17)
Author(s): Oleg Teodorovich; Natalia Zabrodina; Eduard Galljamov; Inna Yankovskaya; David Kochiev; Alexei Lukashev
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Paper Abstract

A pulsed Nd:YAG laser approved for clinical use in Russian Federation was used for laparoscopic partial nephrectomy(LPN). Patients with T1N0M0 (N=17) cancer underwent laser LPN during 2006-2009 for removal tumor sized from 2.0 to 3.9 cm. Successful laser LPN was performed without ischemia in all cases. Bleeding during laser LPN was substantially reduced due to laser coagulation of tissue. Currently all patients are under medical supervision with no recurrence of tumor. A pulsed Nd:YAG laser showed safety and efficacy of LPN in humans.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7883, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VII, 78831G (17 February 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.874557
Show Author Affiliations
Oleg Teodorovich, Central Clinical Hospital RZhD (Russian Federation)
Natalia Zabrodina, Central Clinical Hospital of Civil Aviation (Russian Federation)
Eduard Galljamov, Central Clinical Hospital of Civil Aviation (Russian Federation)
Inna Yankovskaya, Central Clinical Hospital of Civil Aviation (Russian Federation)
David Kochiev, A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute (Russian Federation)
Alexei Lukashev, Astelia Technologies (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7883:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VII
Kenton W. Gregory; Nikiforos Kollias; Andreas Mandelis; Henry Hirschberg; Hyun Wook Kang; Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Justus F. R. Ilgner; Bodo E. Knudsen; E. Duco Jansen; Steen J. Madsen; Guillermo J. Tearney; Bernard Choi; Haishan Zeng; Laura Marcu, Editor(s)

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