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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 2128

Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems IV
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Volume Number: 2128
Date Published: 7 September 1994
Softcover: 84 papers (638) pages
ISBN: 9780819414212

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Optical endoscopic instrumentation in otolaryngology: manufacturer's and clinician's points of view
Author(s): John C. Tesar; Charles B. Tesar
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Erbium laser in middle ear surgery: laboratory study
Author(s): Udayan K. Shah; Dennis S. Poe; Elie E. Rebeiz; Donald F. Perrault; Michail M. Pankratov; Stanley M. Shapshay
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Thulium:YAG laser for stapes surgery: preliminary observations
Author(s): Ian Bottrill; Donald F. Perrault; Michail M. Pankratov; Dennis S. Poe
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Endoscopic diode-laser applications in airway surgery
Author(s): Michail M. Pankratov; Zhi Wang; Elie E. Rebeiz; Donald F. Perrault; Stanley M. Shapshay; Lyon L. Gleich
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Laser shaping of cartilage
Author(s): Emil N. Sobol; Victor N. Bagratashvili; Alexander I. Omelchenko; Alexander P. Sviridov; Emmanuel S. Helidonis; George Kavvalos; P. N. Christodoulou; I. Naoumidi; G. Velegrakis; Yuriy M. Ovchinnikov; A. Shechter
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SwiftLase: a new tool for laser-assisted uvula-palatoplasty and tonsil cryptolysis in the office
Author(s): Michael Slatkine; E. Zair; Y. P. Krespi; John R. Coleman; Yves-Victor Kamami
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Comparison of CO2 laser effects on nasal mucosa tissue using either clad or unclad silver halide optical fiber delivery system
Author(s): Ari DeRowe; Shaul Shalem; E. Rauchverger; Dov Ophir; Abraham Katzir
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Laser application in otology for hearing restoration
Author(s): Igino Lombardo
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Low-power CO2 laser in the treatment of chronic pharyngitis: a five-year experience
Author(s): Ester Maria Danielli Nicola; Jorge Humberto Nicola
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Photodynamic therapy and the treatment of neoplastic diseases of the larynx, pharynx, oral cavity, and tracheobronchial tree
Author(s): Merrill A. Biel
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Mechanism study of nodules in the vocal cords treated by a He-He laser
Author(s): Jiang Xin
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Laser-tissue interactions (bone and cartilage) at the 2.9-um erbium:YAG wavelength
Author(s): Kirk E. Maes; Henry H. Sherk
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Bone ablation with an experimental laser system in a thermally controlled environment
Author(s): Ioana-Mihaela Rizoiu; Guy C. Levy
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Ligament shortening: an experimental approach
Author(s): C. Thomas Vangsness; William Mitchell; Vahid Saadat; Marcel Nimni
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In vitro study of pulsed Ho:YAG laser meniscectomy
Author(s): Steven L. Jacques; Jon A. Schwartz; Gary Gofstein; C. Thomas Vangsness
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Effects of a high-power high-energy holmium:YAG laser on human meniscal ablation rates
Author(s): Vahid Saadatmanesh; C. Thomas Vangsness; Bahram Ghaderi; Naomi F. Gong
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Holmium:YAG laser effects on articular cartilage metabolism: in vitro
Author(s): R. Lane Smith; L. Montgomery; G. Fanton; M. Dillingham; D. J. Schurman
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Diode-pumped 2- and 3-um solid state lasers
Author(s): Leon Esterowitz; Robert C. Stoneman; Joseph F. Pinto; Gregg H. Rosenblatt
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Holmium laser use in debridement of stable labral lesions: two-year experience in initial 50 patients
Author(s): Douglas K. Dew; E. David Risch
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Short-term clinical results of knee arthroscopy utilizing the 1.44-um Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Kirk E. Maes; Robert S. Cummings; Pekka A. Mooar; Henry H. Sherk
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Variable pulsewidth vascular system for dermatology
Author(s): Morgan L. A. Gustafsson; Anders G. Larsson; Iain D. Miller; Michael Murphy
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Laboratory model for the study and treatment of traumatic tattoos with the Q-switched ruby laser
Author(s): Richard T. Silverman; Elliot Lach
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Laser treatment of scars
Author(s): Richard E. Fitzpatrick
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Flash scanning the CO2 laser: a revival of the CO2 laser in plastic surgery
Author(s): Elliot Lach
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In vivo fluorescence spectroscopy and imaging of ALA-induced endogenous porphyrins in skin after Er:YAG ablation of human stratum corneum
Author(s): Karsten Koenig; Herbert Schneckenburger; Wolf-Henning Boehncke; Raimund Hibst
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Determination of protoporphyrin IX distributions in skin tumors after the application of topical aminolevulinic acid
Author(s): Alex Martin; Joop M. Grevelink; Jon Starr; Jessica Fewkes; Thomas J. Flotte; R. Rox Anderson; Thomas F. Deutsch
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Average depth of blood vessels in skin and lesions deduced by optical fiber spectroscopy
Author(s): Steven L. Jacques; Iyad S. Saidi; Frank K. Tittel
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Application of 2-um wavelength holmium lasers for treatment of skin diseases
Author(s): Ivan Alexandrov Shcherbakov; Igor V. Klimov; Vladimir B. Tsvetkov; Alexander I. Nerobeev; Lija B. Sadovnikova; Vladimir I. Eliseenko
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He-Ne laser irradiation acceleration of healing process of open gingival wounds in cats
Author(s): Armand Abramovici; P. Roisman; A. Hirsch; S. Segal; J. Fischer
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Effect of water on dental material ablation of the Er:YAG laser
Author(s): Harvey A. Wigdor; Steven R. Visuri; Joseph T. Walsh
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Laser treatment of enamel and dentine by different Er lasers
Author(s): Gregory B. Altshuler; Andrei V. Belikov; Andrew V. Erofeev
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Morphological changes of dentin and enamel after ablation with an experimental laser system
Author(s): Guy C. Levy; Ioana-Mihaela Rizoiu
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Histological and ultrastructural effect of an Nd:YAG pulsed laser beam on dental hard tissue and pulp
Author(s): Costantino Vignato; Giuseppe Vignato; Antonella Nardelli; Arianna Baldan; Pier Nicola Mason
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Use of laser holography for the measurement of teeth and orthodontic therapy
Author(s): Alexandr L. Tchurajev; Michail Ph. Sukharev; Victor N. Veselov; Slava Dvoynikov
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Holmium:YAG laser in dentistry: photoconditioning of dentinal surfaces
Author(s): Raleigh A. Holt; Robert E. Nordquist
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Effects of XeCl excimer lasers and fluoride application on artificial caries-like lesions
Author(s): Petra B. B. Wilder-Smith; T. Phan; Lih-Huei L. Liaw; Michael W. Berns
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Novel CO2 laser system for hard tissue ablation
Author(s): Vladimir B. Krapchev; Christopher D. Rabii; James A. Harrington
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Ablation of hard dental tissues by ArF and XeCl excimer lasers
Author(s): Marco Melis; Gianmarco Berna; Norberto Berna; Alessandro Benvenuti; Sebastiano Tosto; Rosanna Larciprete; Fabrizio Pierdominici
Clinical application of CO2 laser in periodontal treatment
Author(s): Yasuhiro Hayase
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Experimental model to measure the increase of dental pulp temperature in vivo during laser application
Author(s): Ester Maria Danielli Nicola; Silvio L. M. Junqueira; Mara S. Busato
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Comparative study between conventional surgery and CO2 laser surgery in gingival hyperplasia
Author(s): Ester Maria Danielli Nicola; Ennes Maccari de Abreu; Reinaldo Jordao Gusmao; Adriana Azevedo Coutinho
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Caries selective ablation: first histological examinations
Author(s): Peter Rechmann; Thomas Hennig
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Caries selective ablation: temperature in the pulp chamber
Author(s): Thomas Hennig; Peter Rechmann; Andreas Holtermann; Rolf Dramburg
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Laser-induced dental caries and plaque diagnosis on patients by sensitive autofluorescence spectroscopy and time-gated video imaging: preliminary studies
Author(s): Karsten Koenig; Herbert Schneckenburger
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Contact pulsed Nd:YAG ablation of human dentin: ablation rates and tissue effects
Author(s): David M. Harris; Michael J. Yessik
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Contact pulsed Nd:YAG ablation of human dentin: fiber tip changes and crater morphology (SEM)
Author(s): David M. Harris; Michael J. Yessik
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Thermal characteristics during Nd:YAG and CO2 laser application to enamel and dentin
Author(s): Joseph Neev; Joel M. White; Harold E. Goodis
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Bacterial reduction and dentin microhardness after treatment by a pulsed fiber optic delivered Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Harold E. Goodis; Joel M. White; Sally J. Marshall; Grayson W. Marshall
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Histologic and SEM evaluation of caries removal and restoration in enamel and dentin using a pulsed fiber optic delivered Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Joel M. White; Harold E. Goodis; Joel J. Kudler; W. Stephan Eakle; Joseph Neev
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Optoacoustic studies of Er:YAG laser ablation in hard dental tissue
Author(s): Ladislav Grad; Janez Ivan Mozina; Dusan Sustercic; Nenad Funduk; Uros Skaleric; Matjaz Lukac; Simona Cencic; Karolj N. Nemes
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Feasibility studies for laser solder neurorrhaphy
Author(s): Lawrence S. Bass; Nader Moazami; Anthony Avellino; W. Trosaborg; Michael R. Treat
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Diode-laser-assisted microvascular anastomosis: clinical and histological analysis on long-period follow-up
Author(s): Umberto Maria Reali; Riccardo Gelli; Vanni Giannotti; F. Gori; Roberto Pini; F. Toncelli; U. Vanni
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Laser welding of bone: successful in vitro experiments
Author(s): Judith R. Mourant; Gerhard D. Anderson; Irving J. Bigio; Tamara M. Johnson
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New stent for laser microanastomosis
Author(s): Martin J. Moskovitz; Lawrence S. Bass; John W. Siebert
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Aggregation and degradation of indocyanine green
Author(s): Jin Fu Zhou; Margaret P. Chin; Steven A. Schafer
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Investigation of possible mechanism of laser welding between artificial film and bronchial tissue
Author(s): Koji Sensaki; Tsunenori Arai; Susumu Tanaka
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Comparison of Ho:YAG, Tm:YAG, and argon lasers for fusion of intestinal tissues
Author(s): John Anthony Pearce; Inci F. Cilesiz; Ashley J. Welch; Eric K. Chan; Tom J. McMurray; Sharon L. Thomsen
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Comparison of laser-activated tissue solders and thrombin-activated cryoprecipitate for wound closure
Author(s): Mark L. Kayton; Steven K. Libutti; Marc Bessler; John D. F. Allendorf; Simon D. Eiref; Gerard Marx; Xiaode Mou; Alfredo M. Morales; Michael R. Treat; Roman Nowygrod
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Lasers in veterinary medicine: a review
Author(s): Kenneth Eugene Bartels
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Comparison between surgical and standing percutaneous contact Nd:YAG laser periosteal transection for potential treatment of equine limb deformities
Author(s): Lloyd P. Tate; Steven J. Baines; Donald J. Meuten; J. Stefanacci
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Holmium:YAG laser discectomy in dogs: a pilot project
Author(s): Thomas R. Fry; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; George A. Henry; Steven A. Schafer; Ernest L. Stair; Robert E. Nordquist; Richard C. Powell
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Transurethral canine prostatectomy with a cylindrically diffusing fiber
Author(s): Douglas M. Cromeens; Douglas E. Johnson; Roger E. Price
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Clinical applications of CO2 lasers: clinical cases
Author(s): Kenneth R. Sinibaldi
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Intraoperative photodynamic therapy on spontaneous canine nasal tumors
Author(s): Diego Fonda; Carlo Maria Mortellaro; Stefano Romussi; Paola Taroni; Rinaldo Cubeddu
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Effect of clenbuterol on cardiopulmonary parameters and intramuscular blood flow by laser Doppler flowmetry in anesthetized ponies
Author(s): Yong Hoon Lee; Kathleen Williamson Clarke; Hatim I. K. Alibhai
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Wound healing in rabbits: comparison of four methods of incision
Author(s): D. Thomas Dickey; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Mitchell L. Spindel; Ernest L. Stair; Xhia Zhang; Gerald H. Brusewitz; Steven A. Schafer; William S. Yamanashi; Robert E. Nordquist
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X-ray evidence of low-energy photon therapy for cervical lordosis restoration and radial head spur healing
Author(s): Donald Fitz-Ritson; Natalia Filonenko; Norman M. Salansky
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Further observation on He-Ne laser action versus staphylococcus aureus--2nd during different moon and perigee presentations
Author(s): Danilo Codazza; Mauro Cassinerio; Giannino Fava
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Helium-neon laser radiation effect on fish embryos and larvae
Author(s): Anatoly B. Uzdensky
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Atraumatic laser treatment for laryngeal papillomatosis
Author(s): Kathleen McMillan; Michail M. Pankratov; Zhi Wang; Ian Bottrill; Elie E. Rebeiz; Stanley M. Shapshay
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Possibilities and problems of using the holmium laser in ENT
Author(s): Hans-Jochen Foth; Thomas G. Barton; Karl Hoermann; Matthias Christ; Norbert Stasche
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Flexible delivery systems for CO2 laser radiation designed for ENT surgery
Author(s): Hans-Jochen Foth; Paul Goedert; Norbert Stasche; Karl Hoermann
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Ho:YAG laser arthroscopy of the knee
Author(s): Domenick J. Sisto; Martin E. Blazina; Linda C. Hirsh
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Cost savings associated with the use of the Ho:YAG laser in knee arthroscopy:a comparative retrospective review of 140 conventional and laser-assisted procedures
Author(s): Michael D. Johnson
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Gel electrophoretic studies of photochemical cross-linking of type I collagen with brominated 1,8-naphthalimide dyes and visible light
Author(s): Millard M. Judy; L. Fuh; James Lester Matthews; David E. Lewis; Ronald E. Utecht
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Management of cyclosporine-induced gingival hyperplasia by use of an argon laser
Author(s): Richard J. Blankenau; P. Triolo; G. Lynn Powell
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Evaluation of the CO2 laser for porcelain laminate etching
Author(s): T. S. Rypel; Kenneth L. Zakariasen
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Effects of holmium:YAG laser on equine articular cartilage and subchondral bone adjacent to traumatic lesions
Author(s): Michael A. Collier; L. Mark Haugland; Janine Bellamy; Lanny L. Johnson; Michael D. Rohrer; Robert C. Walls; Kenneth Eugene Bartels
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Preparation and disinfection of root canals by 308-nm excimer laser light
Author(s): Tim Liesenhoff; Matthias Folwaczny; Norbert Lehn
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Developing consistency in enamel etching by CO2 laser
Author(s): Cesar D. Gonzalez; Kenneth L. Zakariasen
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Analysis of dental caries using laser fluorescence and wavelength sensitive imaging
Author(s): Barry E. Paton; Joseph R. Barron; Kenneth L. Zakariasen
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Thermal effects on CO2 laser-irradiated dental enamel at 9.3, 9.6, 10.3, and 10.6 microns
Author(s): Daniel Fried; Scott F. Borzillary; Sandra M. McCormack; Richard E. Glena; John D. B. Featherstone; Wolf D. Seka
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