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Endoscopic Carbon Dioxide Laser Photocoagulation Of Bleeding Canine Gastric Ulcers
Author(s): Dov Gal; Nimrod Ron; Uri Orgad; Abraham Katzir
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Paper Abstract

This is the first report which describes carbon dioxide laser photocoagulation of upper gastrointestinal bleeding via a flexible endoscope, using an infrared transmitting siver nalide fiber. Various laser parameters were checked to determine the optimal conditions for hemostasis. Both the acute effects of laser irradiation on tissue and the chronic effects on healing process were examined. Preliminary results indicate that carbon dioxide laser beam can successfully photocoagulate moderately bleeding ulcers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0713, Optical Fibers in Medicine II, (1 April 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937376
Show Author Affiliations
Dov Gal, Tel Aviv University (Israel)
Nimrod Ron, Beilinson Medical Center (Israel)
Uri Orgad, Kimron Veterinary Institute (Israel)
Abraham Katzir, Tel Aviv University (Israel)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0713:
Optical Fibers in Medicine II
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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