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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 1643

Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems III
Editor(s): R. Rox Anderson
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 1643
Date Published: 1 June 1992
Softcover: 64 papers (540) pages
ISBN: 9780819407894

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Transurethral microwave therapy of the prostate
Author(s): Zbigniew P. Petrovich; Stuart Boyd; Filip Ameye; Luc Baert
Histopathologic changes occurring in the prostate following transurethral laser prostatectomy
Author(s): Douglas E. Johnson; Roger E. Price; Douglas M. Cromeens
Treatment of prostatic obstruction with neodymium:YAG laser
Author(s): Anthony J. Costello; D. E. Johnson
Treatment of prostate gland adenoma using local microwave hyperthermia and laser
Author(s): N. P. Raikevich; Sergey G. Fediay; V. A. Spirin; B. I. Blumberg; V. S. Lipsky; S. G. Capkov
Basic investigation of laser therapy for the ureteral stricture using ultraviolet argon laser and multifiber catheter
Author(s): Yuichiro Daidoh; Tsunenori Arai; Masaru Murai; Akira Suda; Makoto Kikuchi; Hiroshi Nakamura; Yukikuni Komime; Atsushi Utsumi
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Use of the holmium:YAG laser in urology
Author(s): Douglas E. Johnson; Douglas M. Cromeens; Roger E. Price
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Near-IR Fourier transform Raman spectroscopy in surgery and medicine: detection of renal stones and bladder cancer
Author(s): Shuming Nie; Douglas C. B. Redd; Yunzhi Li; Nai-Teng Yu
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Laser lithotripsy with a Q-switched alexandrite laser system
Author(s): Walter Uebelacker
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In-vitro tests of excimer laser lithotripsy in urinary stones
Author(s): George Benaim; Stefano Mattioli; M. Cremona; Roberto Pini; Renzo Salimbeni; Matteo Vannini; Maria-Angela Franceschini
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Efficiency of stone fragmentation by long pulses of a Q-switched Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Juergen Helfmann; B. A. Mikhailov; Vitali I. Konov; Gerhard J. Mueller; D. A. Nikolaev; S. K. Pak; Ivan Alexandrov Shcherbakov; Alexander S. Silenok
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Endoscopically controlled electrohydraulic intracorporal shock wave lithotripsy as a new therapy for sialolithiasis: first clinical experiences in comparison to the results of laser lithotripsy
Author(s): Rainer Koenigsberger; Jens Feyh; Alwin E. Goetz; E. Kastenbauer
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Use of sculpted contact fibers and the Nd:YAG laser in neurosurgical applications
Author(s): Lucia J. Zamorano; Manuel Dujovny; Maria Cristina Chavantes; Mark J. Plotts
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MR-guided laser interventions
Author(s): Martin Bettag; Frank Ulrich; Wolfgang J. Bock; Thomas Kahn; Hans-Joachim Schwarzmaier; Stefan Frank F. Hessel
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Computer-assisted resection of brain lesions
Author(s): Lucia J. Zamorano; A. Majeed Kadi; Charlie Zhaowei W. Jiang
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Fast local temperature tracking in electrophysiological preparations by means of controlled laser irradiation
Author(s): Shien-Fong Lin; William Zev Rymer
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Preliminary report on the use of a carbon dioxide laser for palmar digital neurectomy in the horse
Author(s): George M. Peavy; Lih-Huei L. Liaw; A. T. Fischer; John Wesley Williams; Richard Pankowski; Michael W. Berns
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Development of procedures and instrumentation for use of the Nd:YAG laser in the ablation of metastases from colorectal cancer
Author(s): Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Mark H. Mellow; Marilyn Kostolich; George A. Henry; Bradley R. Barnes; Frederic M. Durville; Steven A. Schafer; Jerzy S. Krasinski; Richard C. Powell
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Treatment of spontaneously occurring veterinary tumors with photodynamic therapy
Author(s): Masoud Panjehpour; Alfred Legendre; Rick E. Sneed; Bergein F. Overholt
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Comparison of the effectiveness of one- and two-suture prosthesis used to correct left laryngeal hemiplegia in the equine: followed by Nd:YAG laser ventricle ablation
Author(s): Cindy Burnett; Lloyd P. Tate; Maria T. Correa
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Study of the efficacy of prosthetic laryngoplasty followed by Nd:YAG laser ventricular ablation for treatment of left laryngeal hemiplegia in the horse
Author(s): Brenda Lam; Lloyd P. Tate; Maria T. Correa
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Use of CO2 laser flexible waveguides during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Author(s): Raymond J. Lanzafame
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Laser-assisted solder closure of bronchial stumps
Author(s): Mehmet Cengiz Oz; Matthew R. Williams; Richard D. Moscarelli; Murat Kaynar; Christian I. Fras; Steven K. Libutti; Hillary Smith; Adrianne J. Setton; Michael R. Treat; Roman Nowygrod
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Thoracoscopic CO laser coagulation shrinkage of blebs in treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax
Author(s): Koji Sensaki; Tsunenori Arai; Keiichi Kikuchi; Keigo Takagi; Susumu Tanaka; Makoto Kikuchi
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End-to-side anastomosis without occlusion of the recipient artery utilizing the excimer laser
Author(s): Cees A. F. Tulleken; Rudolf M. Verdaasdonck
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Wound healing enhancement of colonic anastomoses after endoscopic irradiation with low-power He-Ne laser: an experimental study after mechanical obstruction
Author(s): Francisco Asencio-Arana; Vicente Garcia-Fons; E. Moloina-Andreu
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Clinical summary on 769 cases (1674 person times) treated by YAG laser
Author(s): Rui-Zhong Wang; Bo-kao Lu
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Percutaneous blood laser biostimulation: first clinical results
Author(s): Sergei R. Utz; Valery V. Tuchin; Ilya V. Yaroslavsky; Irina A. Utz; Alexander Yu. Barabanov; Eugene Yu Osintsev; A. L. Hamburg; A. L. Skatin; Yurii P. Sinichkin
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Low-energy laser biostimulation therapy of musculoskeletal disorders: clinical study
Author(s): Natalia Filonenko; Oleg Livshitz; Norman M. Salansky
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Kinetic models of tissue fusion processes
Author(s): John Anthony Pearce; Sharon L. Thomsen
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Model for evaluation of infectibility of CO2 laser fusion anastomoses
Author(s): Samuel C. Aldridge; David Mercer; Robert S. Warren; Amelia J. Michael; John V. White
Tissue welding with virus-sterilized human cryoprecipitate
Author(s): Matthew R. Williams; Christian I. Fras; Richard D. Moscarelli; Steven K. Libutti; Mehmet Cengiz Oz; Lawrence S. Bass; Adrianne J. Setton; Murat Kaynar; Roman Nowygrod; Michael R. Treat
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Effects of additives on laser-assisted fibrinogen bonding
Author(s): G. Michael Lemole; Robert C. Ashton; Mehmet Cengiz Oz; I. Arikan; D. Arikan; Gerald M. Lemole
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Future of laser biostimulation in America today: microlight 830
Author(s): Chadwick F. Smith; C. Thomas Vangsness
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Pathological considerations of laser-tissue interactions: light microscopic assessment of thermal damage of skin
Author(s): Thomas J. Flotte; Margaret Goetschkes
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Q-switched ruby laser therapy of nevus of Ota
Author(s): Roy G. Geronemus
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Determination of thermal and physical properties of port-wine stain lesions using pulsed photothermal radiometry
Author(s): J. Stuart Nelson; Steven L. Jacques; William H. Wright
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Monitoring changes in skin condition due to the application of DMSO, using an optothermal technique
Author(s): Ravindar M.S. Bindra; Robert E. Imhof; Gillian Eccleston; David J. S. Birch
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Anatomical differences in response to treatment of port-wine stains by the pulsed dye laser
Author(s): Lisa Renfro; Roy G. Geronemus
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Comparison of the argon tunable dye laser with the flashlamp pulsed dye laser in treatment of facial telangiectasia
Author(s): Pamela Broska; Elena Martinho; Matthew M. Goodman
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Experience in the 532-nm green laser treatment of cutaneous angiodysplasias using an automatic delivery system
Author(s): Serge R. Mordon; Marie Angela Suchet-Lopez; Guy Rotteleur; Jean Marc Brunetaud
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Histological changes in port-wine stains after 3.3ms and 17-26ms exposure to copper-vapor laser light at 578 nm
Author(s): Derek J. Smithies; Philip H. Butler; E. Peter Walker
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Study of possible pulsed-laser plasma use in medical treatment
Author(s): Oleg K. Skobelkin; Alexander M. Prokhorov; Vitali I. Konov; V. M. Sobolev; F. F. Kaperko; G. N. Klokhtunov; V. I. Lezhnin; Grigory Dorofeevit Litvin; G. I. Tsyganova; Aleks F. Kaperko; O. N. Klokhtunov; M. I. Istomin; Alexander S. Silenok
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Gross and histological results on bone and meniscus cuts by XeCl-excimer laser radiation
Author(s): Renate Jahn; Guenter Delling; Karl-Heinz Jungbluth; Werner Lierse; Walter Neu
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Pulsed Tm:YAG laser ablation of knee joint tissues
Author(s): Wei-Qiang Shi; Sandor G. Vari; J. Timothy Duffy; J. M. Miller; Andrew B. Weiss; Michael C. Fishbein; Warren S. Grundfest
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Acute and chronic response of articular cartilage to Ho:YAG laser irradiation
Author(s): Kenneth B. Trauner; Norman S. Nishioka; Thomas J. Flotte; Dinesh K. Patel
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Argon laser effect on demineralization of human enamel
Author(s): G. Lynn Powell; William I. Higuchi; Jeffrey L. Fox; Duncan Yu; Richard J. Blankenau
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308-nm excimer laser in endodontics
Author(s): Tim Liesenhoff
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Tissue alteration and thermal characteristics of excimer laser interaction with dentin
Author(s): Joseph Neev; Lih-Huei L. Liaw; Adam Stabholtz; Mahmoud Torabinejad; Jack T. Fujishige; Michael W. Berns
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Interaction between silica and dentin during enlargement of a root canal with Nd:YAG laser beam during a fiber optic: an SEM evaluation
Author(s): Guy C. Levy
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YAG lasers in restorative dentistry: a histological investigation
Author(s): Hans J. Koort; Matthias Frentzen
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Root canal preparation in endodontics: conventional versus laser methods
Author(s): Harold E. Goodis; Joel M. White; Sally J. Marshall; Grayson W. Marshall; Emrey Moskowitz
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Surface temperature and thermal penetration depth of Nd:YAG laser applied to enamel and dentin
Author(s): Joel M. White; Joseph Neev; Harold E. Goodis; Michael W. Berns
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Endodontic applications of a short pulsed FR Nd:YAG dental laser: photovaporization of extruded pulpal tissue following traumatic fractures of two maxillary central incisors--a clinical trial repor
Author(s): Robert H. Gregg
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Endodontic applications of short pulsed FR Nd:YAG dental laser: treatment of dystrophic calcification: a clinical trial report
Author(s): Robert H. Gregg
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Effect of CO2, Nd:YAG, and Er:YAG lasers on dentin and pulp tissues in dogs
Author(s): Elliot Abt; Harvey A. Wigdor; Joseph T. Walsh; Joseph D. Brown
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Laser debonding of ceramic orthodontic brackets: a theoretical approach
Author(s): Kristine L. Kearney; Roy D. Marangoni; Jeff L. Rickabaugh
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Jaw bone tissue state of stress and deformation investigation in process implantation
Author(s): Michail Ph. Sukharev; Alexandr L. Tchurajev
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Laser-scanned fluorescence of nonlased/normal, lased/normal, nonlased/carious, and lased/carious enamel
Author(s): Kenneth L. Zakariasen; Joseph R. Barron; Barry E. Paton
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Microanalysis of dental caries using laser-scanned fluorescence
Author(s): Joseph R. Barron; Barry E. Paton; Kenneth L. Zakariasen
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Correlation between enamel morphological and dental pulp physiological outcomes as a function of lasing parameters
Author(s): Charles J. Arcoria; Martin J. Wagner; Bunny A. Vitasek
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Histological study of excimer laser on carotid artery
Author(s): Maria Cristina Chavantes; C. A. Pasqualucci; Lucia J. Zamorano
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Hi-tech of the prostate: interstitial laser coagulation of benign prostatic hypertrophy
Author(s): Rolf Muschter; Alfons G. Hofstetter; Stefan Frank F. Hessel; Ernst Keiditsch; Karl-Heinz Rothenberger; Peter Schneede; Klaus H. Frank
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