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Time Resolved Fluorescence From Chlorotetracycline-Stained Coronary Arteries Using Excimer Laser Excitation
Author(s): F. M. Cerio; R. H. Clarke; D. Gal; J. M. Isner
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Paper Abstract

The use of light emitted accompanying a laser procedure on diseased sites within the heart and circulatory system, a procedure called laser angioplasty, provides a potentially simple, available monitor of the properites of the tissue target site. The nature and physical makeup of the site to be lased, as well as the evolution of the photoablation of the site, may be monitored in a fluorescence measurement.

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Date Published: 21 June 1988
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0906, Optical Fibers in Medicine III, (21 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.945301
Show Author Affiliations
F. M. Cerio, Boston University (United States)
R. H. Clarke, Boston University (United States)
D. Gal, Boston University (United States)
J. M. Isner, Boston University (United States)


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

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