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Experimental Study Of Laser Induced Byperthermia (Laserthermia); Comparative Histological Study Between Prototype System And New System, And Clinical Applications Of Endoscopic Laserthermia
Author(s): Jun Aoki; Sohtaro Suzuki; Yasubuilmi Shilina; Takeshi Miwa; Norio Daikuzono; Stephen N Joffe
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Paper Abstract

Since 19843 we have been studying endoscopic laser induced hyperthermia (laserthermia) with SLT frosted contact probe and low power Nd-YAG laser irradiation under 5 watts" The endoscopic laserthermia have been reported endoscopically such as tumor reduction3. In this paper, we would like to discuss the comparative histological studies between the first prototype laserthermia system. with Medilas(M..B.B.) Nd-YAG laser and the new laser-thermia system with SLT Contact Laser on canine stomach, and report clinical application of endoscopic laserthermia to the gastric cancers. The computer controlled laserthermia will be possible to apply for the treatment of the malignant tumor in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 June 1988
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0907, Laser Surgery: Characterization and Therapeutics, (15 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.945321
Show Author Affiliations
Jun Aoki, Tokai University (Japan)
Sohtaro Suzuki, Tokai University (Japan)
Yasubuilmi Shilina, Tokai University (Japan)
Takeshi Miwa, Tokai University (Japan)
Norio Daikuzono, Surgical Laser Technologies (Japan)
Stephen N Joffe, University of Cincinnati (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0907:
Laser Surgery: Characterization and Therapeutics
Kazuhiko Atsumi; Stephen N. Joffe, Editor(s)

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