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Some Specific Speculations For Future Applications Of Lasers In Medicine And Surgery
Author(s): Leon Goldman
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Paper Abstract

With the increasing market in laser medicine and surgery it is well to plan ahead so that there will be increasing production. For the concept of so-called laser biostimulation with various low output laser systems there is much need for well controlled studies to avoid discrediting all of laser medicine. There is great potential for the future in laser instrumentation for heart disease, cancer research, diagnoses and treatment, all fields of surgery, and in perinatology. Also, laser communications and information handling can make for deliverance of better health care. It is well to open up better lines of communication between laser industry and modern medicine.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1982
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0357, Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, (28 December 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.976071
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Leon Goldman, University of Cincinnati Medical Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0357:
Lasers in Medicine and Surgery
Leon Goldman, Editor(s)

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