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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 1201

Optical Fibers in Medicine V
Editor(s): Abraham Katzir
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 1201
Date Published: 1 July 1990
Softcover: 81 papers (583) pages
ISBN: 9780819402424

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Enhanced ablation of human atheroma using a copper vapor laser
Author(s): Simon Ashley; Stephen G. Brooks; Helena Wright; Abdurrazak A. Gehani; Michael Ralph Rees
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Optical density of healthy human arterial vessel wall and atheromatous plaque as a basis for pulsed laser angioplasty
Author(s): Hans-Joachim Schwarzmaier; Thomas Hennig; Peter Betz; Raimund Kaufmann; Myron Lee Wolbarsht
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Laser-induced tissue autofluorescence versus exogenous chemical probe induced fluorescence as an arterial layer detection method: a comparative study
Author(s): Theodore G. Papazoglou; Koh Arakawa; Warren S. Grundfest; Thanassis Papaioannou; Michael C. Fishbein; Frank Litvack
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Changes in total fluorescence intensity resulting from laser penetration depth in human arteries
Author(s): Biqing Ye; George S. Abela
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Detection of calcified plaques before generation of laser-induced shockwaves: dye laser, alexandrite laser
Author(s): M. Scheu; Ralf Engelhardt; Jan H. Goethlin
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Percutaneous angioscopy of sapphire-tip laser angioplasty
Author(s): Michael Ralph Rees; Abdurrazak A. Gehani; Simon Ashley; Stephen G. Brooks
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Continuous wave laser angioplasty using IR (CO) or UV (Ar) lasers under visualization by a thin endoscope: in-vitro and in-vivo animal experiments
Author(s): Tsunenori Arai; Akira Suda; Masato Nakagawa; Makoto Kikuchi; Kyoichi Mizuno; Akira Miyamoto; Masami Sakurada; Yasuyuki Okamoto; Kimio Satomura; Akira Kurita; Haruo Nakamura; Atsushi Utsumi; Yoshiro Akai; Kiyoshi Takeuchi
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Angioscopy by a new percutaneous transluminal coronary angioscope
Author(s): Masami Sakurada; Kyoichi Mizuno; Akira Miyamoto; Koh Arakawa; Kimio Satomura; Toshio Shibuya; Shigeki Yanagida; Yasuyuki Okamoto; Akira Kurita; Haruo Nakamura; Tsunenori Arai; Akira Suda; Makoto Kikuchi; Atsushi Utsumi; Kiyoshi Takeuchi; Yoshiro Akai
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Intraluminal ultrasound guidance of transverse laser coronary atherectomy
Author(s): H. Thomas Aretz; Michael A. Martinelli; Earl G. LeDet; Tomas Sedlacek; G. Frederick Hatch; Richard E. Gregg
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Management of failed angioplasty with laser balloon angioplasty
Author(s): Ronald D. Jenkins; J. Richard Spears
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Clinical coronary laser balloon angioplasty: effect on ergonovine responsiveness
Author(s): Timothy J. Bowker; Nigel P. Buller; Morag W. Pearson; Anthony F. Rickards
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Application of CO laser for laser balloon angioplasty
Author(s): Akira Miyamoto; Masami Sakurada; Kyoichi Mizuno; Akira Kurita; Haruo Nakamura; Akira Suda; Tsunenori Arai; Makoto Kikuchi
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Laser welding for coronary artery anastomosis: techniques, temperature profiles, and the role of chromophores
Author(s): Stephen G. Brooks; Simon Ashley; Abdurrazak A. Gehani; G. A. Davies; John Fisher; Ralph C. Kester; Michael Ralph Rees
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Fiber optic laser angioplasty probe with optical steerability
Author(s): Douglas A. Christensen; D. L. Decker-Dunn; G. Michael Vincent
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Effect of mechanical force with laser-thermal probes on the vaporization of atherosclerotic plaque
Author(s): John W. Caravello; George S. Abela; Gerald R. Barbeau; Stephan E. Friedl
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Optically modified fiber tips penetrate only when "dirty"
Author(s): Rudolf M. Verdaasdonck; E. Duco Jansen; F. C. Holstege; Cornelius Borst
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Thermal and optical behavior of sapphire fiber tips for laser angioplasty
Author(s): Simon Ashley; Stephen G. Brooks; Abdurrazak A. Gehani; Ralph C. Kester; Michael Ralph Rees
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Cardiomyoplasty with the use of different laser methods
Author(s): Alexander Krakowsky; Valeri S. Chekanov; K. Shatalov; Nickolai N. Kipshidze; V. Merzliakov
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Fluid-core optical transmission for laser angioplasty
Author(s): Kenton W. Gregory; R. Rox Anderson
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Systematic assessment of the factors influencing the efficacy of laser thermal angioplasty in the coronary circulation
Author(s): Bruce E. Keogh; Filippo Crea; Terence Bull; Terence Gourlay; Mehdi Pashazadeh; R. A. Stuart Blackie; William J. McKenna; Rodney A. Foale; Peter H. Kidner; Graham J. Davies; Michael J. Davies; Kenneth M. Taylor
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Early results of pulsed dye laser angioplasty with integral ball-tips in long femoral occlusions
Author(s): Alan Murray; David C. Mitchell; Richard F. M. Wood
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Intraoperative XeCl excimer laser coronary artery endarterectomy: one-year follow up in ten patients and technical improvement of the method
Author(s): Sigrid Avrillier; E. Delettre; J. L. Bussiere; I. Gandjbakhch; Eric Tinet; Jean-Pierre Ollivier
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Percutaneous excimer laser coronary angioplasty
Author(s): Tsvi Goldenberg; William B. Anderson; Frank Litvack; Warren S. Grundfest; James B. Laudenslager
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Report of clinical experiences on excimer laser angioplasty in coronary and peripheral arteries
Author(s): Riccardo Viligiardi; V. Gallucci; Roberto Pini; Renzo Salimbeni; Sandra Galiberti
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Progress in the development of laser endarterectomy
Author(s): John Eugene; Michael W. Berns
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Laser angioplasty using a lensed-fiber delivery system and a pulsed Nd:YAG laser: early clinical results
Author(s): Christopher J. White; Stephen R. Ramee; Juan E. Mesa; Larry H. Hollier; Joseph P. Murgo; Michael Aita; Gene Samson; Maureen A. Godfrey
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Percutaneous peripheral laser angioplasty with a pulsed Nd:YAG laser and sapphire tips
Author(s): Jan Kvasnicka; Frantisek Stanek; Frantisek Boudik; Vaclav Kubecek; Jiri Krivanek; Richard Keclik; Helena Prochazkova; Karel Hamal
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Overview of challenges/problems in employing optical fibers for invasive treatments/surgery
Author(s): Bolesh J. Skutnik
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Technical prerequisites for the interstitial thermotherapy using the Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Stefan Frank F. Hessel; Klaus H. Frank
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Focusing of high-power laser beams transmitted through optical fibers
Author(s): Pascal O. Rol; Juerg Wyser; Peter F. Niederer
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Formation of nonstable color centers in fused silica fibers induced by high-power XeCl laser radiation
Author(s): Vitali I. Konov; Vladimir P. Pashinin; Alexander S. Silenok
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Flexible cables for IR laser power delivery
Author(s): Vjacheslav G. Artioushenko; Eugeni M. Dianov; Klaus Doerschel; Y. Helfman; Bernhard Hug; S. I. Kalinich; Vitali I. Konov; Alexander P. Kryukov; M. M. Mirakjan; Gerhard J. Mueller; Victor G. Plotnichenko; Natalia B. Savchenko; V. V. Vojtsekhovsky
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Fiber optic delivery for excimer laser coronary surgery
Author(s): Roderick S. Taylor; Kurt E. Leopold
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Comparison of core fibers and contact probes for laser surgery
Author(s): Rudolf W. Steiner; J. Keckstein; Anthonio Finger
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Laser lithotripsy using double pulse technique
Author(s): Juergen Helfmann; Klaus Doerschel; Gerhard J. Mueller
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Factors effecting the light distribution of cylindrical diffusers
Author(s): William R. Potter; Leroy Wood; Earl E. Purcell
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Uniform light distribution in hollow organs by means of backscattering layers
Author(s): Wolfgang Beyer; Reinhold Baumgartner; Christian Ell; Armin Heinze; Dieter Jocham; Ronald Sroka; Herbert G. Stepp; Eberhard Unsoeld
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Modified fiber tips for light application in hollow organs
Author(s): Armin Heinze; Wolfgang Beyer; M. Krug; K. Schaarschmidt; Ronald Sroka; Herbert G. Stepp; Eberhard Unsoeld; G. H. Willital
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Quartz contact probe for use with argon and Nd:YAG lasers
Author(s): Nicholas J. Razum; Gregory S. Keller; James Glenn Bradley; David C. Andreas; Daniel R. Doiron
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Light monitoring by isotropic and by integrated fiber detectors
Author(s): Ronald Sroka; Reinhold Baumgartner; Wolfgang Beyer; Christian Ell; G. Gebhardt; Armin Heinze; Dieter Jocham; Eberhard Unsoeld
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Mode mixing in fiber optic oximeter
Author(s): Varoujan David Amirkhanian; Wylie I. Lee
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Hematocrit independent in-vivo measurement of oxygen saturation and indocyanine green concentration with a CCD array camera
Author(s): Thomas Schroeder; Rainer Pahl; Jens Peter Hering; Gerhard Hellige
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Skin erythema meter
Author(s): Harri K. Kopola; Arto Lahti; Risto A. Myllylae; Matti Hannuksela
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Multichannel infrared fiber optic radiometer for controlled microwave heating
Author(s): S. Drizlikh; Albert Zur; Abraham Katzir
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Fiber optic sensors based on time-release polymers
Author(s): Steven M. Barnard; David R. Walt
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Stability studies of a pH-sensitive polymer matrix: applications to fiber optic pH sensors
Author(s): M. Allen Northrup; Kevin C. Langry; S. Michael Angel
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Fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy of biopolymers subsequent to excimer laser photoablation
Author(s): Frank M. Cerio; Richard H. Clarke; Jeffrey M. Isner
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Fiber optic fluorescence detection of low-level porphyrin concentrations in preclinical and clinical studies
Author(s): Thomas S. Mang; Carolyn McGinnis; S. Khan
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Fluorescence fiber optic probe with distance correction for endoscopic use
Author(s): Paul M. Paspa; A. Charles Lytle; J. Brian Dunn; Daniel R. Doiron; Oscar J. Balchum
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Fiber optic laser light scattering measurement of ciliary function of the fallopian tube
Author(s): Sheridan A. Halbert; Kap Lim; Wylie I. Lee
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Fiber optic radiation dosimetry for medical applications
Author(s): Harald Bueker; Friedrich Wolfgang Haesing; S. Nicolai; B. Wolters
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Infrared fiber optic radiometry analysis to prevent tissue injuries during endourological laser therapy
Author(s): Yuichiro Daidoh; Tsunenori Arai; Satoshi Inazaki; Masato Nakagawa; Akira Suda; Makoto Kikuchi; Yukikuni Komine; Masaru Murai; Hiroshi Nakamura
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Prospect of utilizing surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for bio- and biomedical sensing
Author(s): Michael M. Carrabba; Lois S. Robblee; R. David Rauh
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Surface-enhanced Raman probes of neurotransmitters
Author(s): Michael D. Morris; Michael L. McGlashen; Kevin L. Davis
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Optical fiber sensor for oxygen with Raman scattering sampling
Author(s): Dexiu Shi; Myron Lee Wolbarsht
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Development of a drug assay using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy
Author(s): S. Michael Angel; Jeffrey N. Roe; Brian D. Andresen; Michael L. Myrick; Fred P. Milanovich
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Compact fiber optic sensor for in-vivo enterogastric reflux detection
Author(s): Riccardo Falciai; Francesco Baldini; Paolo Bechi; Franco Cosi; Alessanro Del Bianco; Anna Maria Verga Scheggi
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Fiber optic intracranial pressure sensor system
Author(s): Jan Dorosz; Krzysztof Kruczkowski
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Intravascular ultrasonic characterization of coronary structure
Author(s): Peter J. Fitzgerald
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3-D visualization of arterial structures: tissue differentiation techniques
Author(s): Richard I. Kitney; Christopher J. Burrell; Lincoln Moura; Keith Straughan; Martin T. Rothman
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Angioplasty under ultrasound?
Author(s): Christopher J. Burrell; Richard I. Kitney; Keith Straughan; Martin T. Rothman
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Potential of intraluminal ultrasound for angioplasty guidance
Author(s): Marwan R. Tabbara; George E. Kopchok; Rodney A. White
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Engineering considerations for integrating laser angioplasty with ultrasound diagnostics in a single device
Author(s): James D. Passafaro; Paul J. Zalesky
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Fiber optic holographic endoscopy
Author(s): Gert von Bally
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Optimum illumination wavelength for fluorescence spectroscopy of atheromatous plaque
Author(s): Arthur F. Gmitro; Andrew L. Alexander; Carolyn M.C. Davenport; G. H. Manriquez
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Endoscopic optical metrology: the possibilities of holographic interferometry
Author(s): Halina Podbielska; Asher A. Friesem
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Detection of lung cancer by ratio fluorometry with and without Photofrin II
Author(s): Stephen Lam; Jaclyn Hung; Branko Palcic
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Monitoring neonatal bilirubinemia using an optical patch
Author(s): Iyad S. Saidi; Steven L. Jacques; Frank K. Tittel
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Technical considerations for angioscopic imaging
Author(s): Brett A. Trauthen
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Percutaneous coronary angioscopy with a new steerable microangioscope: experimental and early clinical results
Author(s): Stephen R. Ramee; Christopher J. White; Juan E. Mesa; Joseph P. Murgo; Andrew Thomas Doyle; Colleen L. McQueen
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3-D blood flow visualization
Author(s): Richard I. Kitney; Christopher J. Burrell; Don P. Giddens; Keith Straughan; Lincoln Moura; A. A. Kardan; M. Xiao; Martin T. Rothman
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Performance and applications of the dynamic focus scanning laser imaging system
Author(s): Bradley D. Clymer; Jogikal M. Jagadeesh; Gregory S. Bergmann; L. David Tomei
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Pathological studies using laserthermia with Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Naoto Mamiya; Hiroshi Tsunekawa; M. Sugihara; Masataka Shinoda; Yoko Sasano; Chein Chang Chen; Kenji Ina; Kimitomo Morise; Yoshinori Watanabe; Tsutomu Tsunekawa; Norio Daikuzono
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Development of hybrid laserthermia probe for single-channel G1 endoscope
Author(s): Sotaro Suzuki; Hiroyuki Narumi; Jun Aoki; Yasubumi Shiina; Takashi Miwa; Norio Daikuzono; Stephen N. Joffe
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Some attempts for improvement of balloon laserthermia
Author(s): Koichi Futatsuki; Koji Saifuku; Kunio Yamamoto; Nobuyuki Takeuchi; Yuzoh Kanda; Tositaka Uehara; Yoshio Sekiguchi
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Laserthermia for the treatment of small hepatocellular carcinoma: a preliminary study
Author(s): Teh-Hong Wang; Guan-Tarn Huang; Jin-Chuan Sheu; Norio Daikuzono; Juei-Low Sung; Ding-Shinn Chen
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Laserthermia for deep-seated brain tumors using a hybrid laserthermia probe
Author(s): Hideru Sato; Tsuneo Sakai; Ichiro Fujishima; Kenji Sugiyama; Yoshio Sekiguchi; F. Senzaki; T. Hiraga; Norio Daikuzono
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Optimal temperature control in laser hyperthermia
Author(s): Douglas Robert Wyman; Carrie-Lynne Swift; Rosemarie A. Siwek; Brian C. Wilson
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Computerized diode laser system for CO content investigation in human expiration
Author(s): Andrian I. Kouznetsov; A. P. Logachev; Eugene V. Stepanov
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Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy of peptides
Author(s): Robin L. Garrell; Tonya M. Herne; Angela M. Ahern; Eve L. Sullenberger
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