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Fiber Optic Delivery System For The Excimer Laser Recanalization Of Human Coronary Arteries In Open Heart Surgery
Author(s): R. S. Taylor; K. E. Leopold; R. K. Brimacombe; W. J. Keon; L. A. J. Higginson
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Paper Abstract

The first use of excimer laser radiation delivered through a fiber optic cable to recanalize totally occluded right coronary arteries on human patients is described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 June 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0906, Optical Fibers in Medicine III, (21 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.945283
Show Author Affiliations
R. S. Taylor, National Research Council of Canada (Canada)
K. E. Leopold, National Research Council of Canada (Canada)
R. K. Brimacombe, National Research Council of Canada (Canada)
W. J. Keon, National Research Council of Canada (Canada)
L. A. J. Higginson, National Research Council of Canada (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0906:
Optical Fibers in Medicine III
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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