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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 2395

Lasers in Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems V
Editor(s): R. Rox Anderson M.D.; Graham M. Watson M.D.; Rudolf W. Steiner; Douglas E. Johnson M.D.; Stanley M. Shapshay M.D.; Michail M. Pankratov; George S. Abela M.D.; Lawrence S. Bass M.D.; John V. White M.D.; Rodney A. White M.D.; Kenneth Eugene Bartels D.V.M.; Lloyd P. Tate V.D.M.; C. Thomas Vangsness M.D.

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Volume Details

Volume Number: 2395
Date Published: 12 May 1995

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Laser prostatectomy using a right angle delivery system
Author(s): Flavio Trigo-Rocha M.D.; Anuar Ibrahim Mitre M.D.; Maria Cristina Chavantes M.D.; Sami Arap M.D.
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Effect of intraprostatic blood flow on laser energy penetration in the canine prostate
Author(s): Robert S. Cowles III; Bradley S. Hubbard; Clarence A. Rawlings
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Monitoring of the quality of side-firing fibers using a special design power meter: Aquarius
Author(s): Christiaan F. P. van Swol; Rudolf M. Verdaasdonck; Fidel A. Hermans; Remco J. van Vliet; Tom A. Boon
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A single surgeon's experience with contact laser vaporization of the prostate
Author(s): Edward J. Mueller M.D.
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Contact laser prostatectomy in a patient on chronic anticoagulation
Author(s): Edward J. Mueller M.D.
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Contact laser transurethral surgery using a sapphire chisel probe firing Nd:YAG
Author(s): Inder Perkash M.D.
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Diode laser applications in urology
Author(s): Richard C. Sam; Victor C. Esch
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Semiconductor diode lasers in the canine prostate: laser-tissue interaction
Author(s): Aaron P. Perlmutter M.D.; Rolf Muschter M.D.; K. Anson; Juan C. Vargas Stuve; Hassan A. Razvi
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Comparison of the extent of Nd:YAG and diode (810 nm) laser-induced thermal coagulation of human prostate: a histopathological analysis of acute response
Author(s): Eduardo Orihuela M.D.; Mariela Pow-Sang M.D.; Steve Johnson M.D.; Daniel Cowan M.D.; Michael M. Warren M.D.; Massoud Motamedi
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Visual laser ablation of the prostate with a cylindrically diffusing fiber and an 805-nm diode laser
Author(s): Douglas M. Cromeens D.V.M.; Douglas E. Johnson M.D.; L. Clifton Stephens
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Transurethral diode (810 nm) laser application for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a clinical study
Author(s): Mariela Pow-Sang M.D.; Eduardo Orihuela M.D.; Massoud Motamedi
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Initial human clinical experience with diode laser interstitial treatment of BPH
Author(s): Richard L. Conn; Bruce A. Muggenburg; Fletcher F. Hahn; Willian C. Griffith Jr.; Victor C. Esch
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Soft-tissue applications of the holmium:YAG laser in urology
Author(s): John D. Denstedt M.D.; Hassan A. Razvi; Samuel S. Chun M.D.; Jack L. Sales M.D.
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Intracorporeal lithotripsy with the holmium:YAG laser
Author(s): John D. Denstedt M.D.; Hassan A. Razvi; Samuel S. Chun M.D.; Jack L. Sales M.D.
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Features of gallstone and kidney stone fragmentation by IR-pulsed Nd:YAG laser radiation
Author(s): Sergei A. Batishche
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CO2 laser ablation of external genital lesions with a SwiftLase flashscanner: treatment of extramammary Paget's disease of the vulva, penile condylomata, and other lesions
Author(s): Eric J. Sacknoff M.D.; Jay Schweitzer; Michael Slatkine; Douglass S. Mead
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Low-level laser therapy for Peyronie's disease
Author(s): Douglas E. Johnson M.D.; John E. Jr. Bertini M.D.; James M. Harris M.D.; Janet H. Hawkins
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Tomographic needles and catheters for optical imaging of prostatic cancer
Author(s): Steven L. Jacques; Massoud Motamedi
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Preliminary results of real-time in-vitro electronic speckle pattern interferometry (ESPI) measurements in otolaryngology
Author(s): Michelle D. Conerty; James Castracane; Anthony T. Cacace; Steven M. Parnes; Glendon M. Gardner; Mitchell B. Miller
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Diagnostic fluorescence spectroscopy of oral mucosa
Author(s): Krishnendu Roy; Ian Bottrill M.D.; Duncan R. Ingrams; Michail M. Pankratov; Elie E. Rebeiz M.D.; Peak Woo; Sadru Kabani; Stanley M. Shapshay M.D.; Ramasamy Manoharan; Irving Itzkan; Michael S. Feld
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New surgical three-dimensional visualization system
Author(s): Michail M. Pankratov
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Interventional video tomography
Author(s): Michael J. Truppe; Ferenc Pongracz; Oliver Ploder; Arne Wagner; Rolf Ewers
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Optical properties of normal and malignant tissues in the nasopharynx and larynx
Author(s): Calum E. MacAulay; Stephen Lam; Jianan Y. Qu; C. Man; M. Harries; Branko Palcic
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Automatic photolaryngoscope for vibration analysis of vocal cords
Author(s): J. Igielski; Malgorzata Kujawinska; Z. Pawlowski
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Ultrasound-guided interstitial Nd:YAG laser therapy of cavernous hemangiomas
Author(s): Peter Hoffmann; Christian F.E. Offergeld; Karl-Bernd Huettenbrink; I. Hackert; A. Scholz
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Photoacoustic-induced vascular tissue dissection resulting from irradition with a Q-switched frequency-doubled Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Stephen Thomas Flock; Scott Ferguson; Stuart Thomas; Konrad Andreas Schwager M.D.; Milton Waner M.D.
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Is the holmium laser the proper laser for ablation of bone and cartilage in ENT?
Author(s): Hans-Jochen Foth; Thomas G. Barton; Marc Bressem; Dirk H. Meyer; Karl Hoermann M.D.
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Symptomatic hemangioma of oral cavity treated with CO2 laser
Author(s): Ester Maria Danielli Nicola; Adriana Azevedo Coutinho; Jorge Humberto Nicola; Reinaldo Jordao Gusmao
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Investigation of pulsed 1.44 um Nd:YAG laser in nasal and sinus surgery: in vitro and in vivo animal study
Author(s): Elie E. Rebeiz M.D.; Zhi Wang; Michail M. Pankratov; Donald F. Perrault Jr.; Stanley M. Shapshay M.D.
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Preliminary investigation of applications in the larynx of the 810-nm high-energy pulsed diode laser
Author(s): Duncan R. Ingrams; Donald F. Perrault Jr.; Michail M. Pankratov; Stanley M. Shapshay M.D.
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Effects of CO2, thulium, and erbium lasers on middle ear synthetic implants
Author(s): Ian Bottrill M.D.; Hannu J. Valtonen M.D.; Dennis S. Poe M.D.
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Photodynamic therapy as an adjuvant intraoperative treatment of recurrent head and neck carcinomas
Author(s): Merrill A. Biel M.D.
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Photodynamic therapy and the treatment of neoplastic diseases of the larynx
Author(s): Merrill A. Biel M.D.
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Intraoperative photodynamic therapy for larynx carcinomas
Author(s): Erwin V. Loukatch; Galina Latyshevska; Ishtvan V. Fekeshgazi
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Influence of middle ear pressure alteration and middle ear effusion on vibration characteristics of human tympanic membrane
Author(s): Norbert Stasche M.D.; Karl Hoermann M.D.; Hans-Jochen Foth; Frank Bernecker; Thomas G. Barton
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Thermal characteristics of CO2, Argon, and KTP (Nd:YAG) ablated bone
Author(s): Brian Jet-Fei Wong M.D.; Joseph Neev; Jon P. Lee; George T. Hashisaki M.D.; Michael W. Berns
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Experimental CO2 laser myringotomy: a preliminary animal study
Author(s): Hannu J. Valtonen M.D.; Dennis S. Poe M.D.; Donald F. Perrault Jr.; Igino Lombardo; Michail M. Pankratov; Stanley M. Shapshay M.D.
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Pulsed infrared laser ablation rates and characteristics in otic capsule
Author(s): Brian Jet-Fei Wong M.D.; Joseph Neev; Vivian Sung; Belinda Simonian; Eric Mun-Wight Cheung; Michael W. Berns
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Laser-assisted cartilage reshaping: in vitro and in vivo animal studies
Author(s): Zhi Wang; Michail M. Pankratov; Donald F. Perrault Jr.; Stanley M. Shapshay M.D.
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Laser resistance and clinical application of a new endotracheal tube
Author(s): Antonio Baker-Schreyer; Wolfgang Bergler; Hans-Jochen Foth; Karl Hoermann M.D.; Josef Ungemach
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Ambulatory treatment of snoring with CO2 laser: laser-assisted UPPP (LAUP), results on 856 patients
Author(s): Yves-Victor Kamami M.D.
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Office laser delivery systems for the treatment of hypertrophic turbinates
Author(s): Y. P. Krespi M.D.; Michael Slatkine
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Ambulatory treatment of sleep apnea syndrome with CO2 laser: laser-assisted UPPP (LAUP), results on 70 patients
Author(s): Yves-Victor Kamami M.D.
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Pulsed dye laser application in ablation of vascular ectasias of the larynx: a preliminary animal study
Author(s): Peak Woo; Zhi Wang; Donald F. Perrault Jr.; Kathleen McMillan; Michail M. Pankratov
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Carcinoma of the larynx: role of laser surgery
Author(s): Tetsuzo Inouye; Tetsuya Tanabe; Manabu Nakanoboh; Yukio Ohmae; Masami Ogura
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1.06 um Nd:YAG laser coagulation tonsillectomy: an animal study
Author(s): Zhi Wang; Michail M. Pankratov; Mark S. Volk; Donald F. Perrault Jr.; Stanley M. Shapshay M.D.
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Oxidatively modified low-density lipoprotein in mononuclear cells detected by laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy
Author(s): Tami N. Glenn; Alexander A. Oraevsky; Frank K. Tittel; Sharon L. Thomsen M.D.; Steven L. Jacques; Philip D. Henry
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Spectral diagnosis of human coronary artery: a clinical system for real-time analysis
Author(s): John R. Kramer Jr.; James F. Brennan III; Tjeerd J. Roemer; Yang Wang; Ramachandra R. Dasari; Michael S. Feld
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Preventing restenosis in atherosclerotic miniswine with photodynamic therapy
Author(s): York N. Hsiang M.D.; M. Teresa Crespo; Eleanor C. To; Mohammed S. Sobeh; Stephen E. Greenwald; Robert D. Bower
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Induction or prevention of intimal hyperplasia by photodynamic therapy in a porcine model
Author(s): Mohammed S. Sobeh; Stephen E. Greenwald; Robert J. Ham; Barrie J. Phypers; Frank W. Cross M.D.; York N. Hsiang M.D.
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Local delivery of photosensitizing drugs in arteries: a novel approach to photodynamic therapy for the prevention of intimal hyperplasia
Author(s): Farzin Adili; Randolph G.S. van Eps; Glenn M. LaMuraglia M.D.
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SnET2 for the treatment of vascular disease: dose/response study in New Zealand white (NZW) rabbits
Author(s): Hugh L. Narciso Jr.; Steven C. Anderson; Sandra L. DeHoratius; Jan Guerrero; T. Wang; J. Richard Spears
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Ultrathin angioscopic guidewire: preliminary in-vitro results
Author(s): James Castracane; Michelle D. Conerty; Warren Breisblatt
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Monitoring of radio frequency tissue ablation during angioplasty
Author(s): Ivan S. Melnik; Anil Bhatia; Patrick J. Dupouy; Herbert J. Geschwind M.D.
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Influence of doppler-tipped guidewire position in coronary artery on blood flow velocity
Author(s): Ivan S. Melnik; Patrick J. Dupouy; Jan Kvasnicka; Herbert J. Geschwind M.D.
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Coronary blood flow during percutaneous hemopump in patients at high risk for angioplasty
Author(s): Herbert J. Geschwind M.D.; Jean Luc Dubois-Rande; Patrick J. Dupouy; Fabrice S. Larrazet; Jan Kvasnicka; Ahmed El-Ghalid; Philippe Deleuze; Daniel Loisance
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Diagnosis of cardiovascular lesions by percutaneous angioscopy and intravascular ultrasound
Author(s): Junichi Hirose M.D.; Michihiko Sasaki M.D.; Tomomitsu Oshima; Osamu Morizuki; Minoru Takahashi; K. Kawamura; Yasumi Uchida M.D.
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Improvements in laser welding of chicken bone tibias in vitro
Author(s): Judith R. Mourant; JoAnne Lacey; M. Gundanna; James D. Boyer; Tamara M. Johnson; Gerhard D. Anderson
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Thermal breakdown properties of indocyanine green
Author(s): D. Dimitrov; Lawrence S. Bass M.D.; Michael R. Treat M.D.
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Importance of wound stabilization in early wound healing of laser skin welds
Author(s): Sharon L. Thomsen M.D.; Eric K. Chan; Ingrid M. Stubig; Thomas Menovsky; Ashley J. Welch
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Comparison of nerve trimming with the Er:YAG laser and steel knife
Author(s): G. D. Josephson; Lawrence S. Bass M.D.; A. K. Kasabian M.D.
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Comparison of CO2 laser welding with suture technique for repair of tendons
Author(s): Neven A. Popovic M.D.; Frederic L. Johnstone M.D.; Francis X. Kilkelly M.D.; LuAnn McKinney D.V.M.; Willem Pieter Van De Merwe; Allan C. Smith M.D.
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Welding artificial biomaterial with a pulsed diode laser and indocyanine green dye
Author(s): Elaine N. La Joie; Andrew D. Barofsky; Kenton W. Gregory M.D.; Scott A. Prahl
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In-vivo CO2 laser rat urinary bladder welding with silver halide fiber optic radiometric temperature control
Author(s): Bernard Lobel M.D.; Ophir Eyal; Edward Belotserkovsky; Ofer Shenfeld M.D.; Noam Kariv; Benad Goldwasser; Abraham Katzir
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Controlled temperature tissue fusion: Ho:YAG laser welding of rat intestine in vivo
Author(s): Inci F. Cilesiz; Eric K. Chan; Ashley J. Welch; Sharon L. Thomsen M.D.
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Noninvasive detection of skin cancers by measuring optical properties of tissues
Author(s): Lihong V. Wang; Steven L. Jacques
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Photosclerosis of cutaneous vascular malformations with a pulsed 810-nm diode laser
Author(s): Lawrence S. Bass M.D.
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Opto-thermal skin hydration measurement in the presence of topically applied substances
Author(s): Ravindar M.S. Bindra; Robert E. Imhof; P. Xiao; Jeremy J. Andrews
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Application of wound dressings in dermatology laser procedures
Author(s): Fred W. Hetzel; Qun Chen; Greg Hoskins
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Aesthetic applications of scanning CO2 laser surgery: hype or state-of-the-art?
Author(s): Elliot Lach M.D.
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Efficient use of Q-switched lasers in the treatment of cutaneous lesions
Author(s): Xin-Hua Hu
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Treatment of skin melanomas with the use of pulsed laser radiation
Author(s): Konstantin G. Moskalik M.D.; Robert I. Wagner; Alexander P. Kozlov
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Use of diode laser energy (808 nm) for selective photothermolysis of contaminated wounds
Author(s): Kenneth Eugene Bartels D.V.M.; Rebecca J. Morton; D. Thomas Dickey; Ernest L. Stair D.V.M.; Marie E. Payne; Steven A. Schafer; Robert E. Nordquist
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Canine transurethral laser prostatectomy using a rotational technique
Author(s): Douglas M. Cromeens D.V.M.; Douglas E. Johnson M.D.
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Clinical experience with percutaneous holmium:YAG laser discectomy in dogs
Author(s): George A. Henry D.V.M.; Kenneth Eugene Bartels D.V.M.; D. Thomas Dickey
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Treatment of naturally occuring hemangiopericytoma and oral squamous cell carcinoma in dogs using surgery and photodynamic therapy with HPPH as a photosensitizer
Author(s): John T. Payne D.V.M.; Dudley L. McCaw D.V.M.; Kevin J. Rogers; Robert V. Tompson
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Photochemically induced spinal ischaemia: a model of spinal cord trauma in the rat
Author(s): Natasha J. Olby; W. F. Blakemore
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New noninvasive imaging technique for cataract evaluation in the rhesus monkey
Author(s): Cheryl Dawn DiCarlo; Stephen A. Boppart; Donald A. Gagliano; Rodney E. Amnotte; Audrey B. Smith; Daniel X. Hammer; Ann B. Cox; Michael R. Hee; James G. Fujimoto; Eric A. Swanson; William P. Roach
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Cautious surgery for discoid menisci
Author(s): Chadwick F. Smith M.D.; Eda Van Dyk; John Jurgutis; C. Thomas Vangsness M.D.
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Treatment of repetitive use carpal tunnel syndrome
Author(s): Chadwick F. Smith M.D.; C. Thomas Vangsness M.D.; Thomas Anderson; Wayne Good M.D.
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Effect of nonablative laser energy on joint capsular properties
Author(s): Kei Hayashi D.V.M.; Mark D. Markel D.V.M.; George Thabit III; John J. Bogdanske; Robert J. Thielke
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Initial clinical results of laser prostatectomy procedure for symptomatic BPH using a new 50-watt diode laser (wavelength 1000 nm)
Author(s): Krishna M. Bhatta M.D.
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Optical fiber based spectrophotometer for in-vivo monitoring of indocyanine green concentration
Author(s): Travis W. Evans; Kenneth Eugene Bartels D.V.M.; Steven A. Schafer
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Limitations of rat carotid balloon de-endothelialization model in arterial photodynamic therapy: a study using 5-aminolaevulinic acid
Author(s): Isaac Nyamekye; Alexander J. MacRobert; Christopher C. R. Bishop; Stephen G. Bown
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Effect of pulse duration on photomechanical response of soft tissue during Ho:YAG laser ablation
Author(s): E. Duco Jansen; Massoud Motamedi; T. Joshua Pfefer; Thomas Asshauer; Martin Frenz; Guy P. Delacretaz; George S. Abela M.D.; Ashley J. Welch
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Efficient debulking with minimal vascular damage in excimer laser coronary angioplasty
Author(s): Geert H. Gijsbers; Jaap N. Hamburger; Duco G. van den Broecke; Patrick W. Serruys; J. R.T.C. Roelandt
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Diode lasers for interstitial laser coagulation of the prostate
Author(s): Rolf Muschter M.D.; Aaron P. Perlmutter M.D.; K. Anson; P. Jahnen; Juan C. Vargas Stuve; Hassan A. Razvi; Ronald Sroka; Alfons G. Hofstetter; Darracott E. Vaughan Jr.
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Carbon dioxide (CO2) laser treatment of bovine penile persistent frenulum and fibropapillomas
Author(s): Lloyd P. Tate V.D.M.
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Laser-activated protein solder for peripheral nerve repair
Author(s): Rodney Ian Trickett; Antonio Lauto; Judith M. Dawes; Earl R. Owen M.D.
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Endoscopic laser surgery for subglottic and tracheal stenosis
Author(s): Tetsuzo Inouye; Tetsuya Tanabe; Manabu Nakanoboh; Yukio Ohmae; Masami Ogura
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Laser application for hypertrophic rhinitis
Author(s): Tetsuzo Inouye; Tetsuya Tanabe; Manabu Nakanoboh; Masami Ogura
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Infrared fiber interferometer for microvibration measurements in the inner ear
Author(s): Edgar W. Fischer; R. Link; E. Dalhoff; S. Heim; Hans J. Tiziani; Hans-Peter Zenner; Anthony W. Gummer
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Plaque cap thickness can be determined by quantitative color analysis of angioscopic images in a plaque model
Author(s): Akira Miyamoto; Stephan E. Friedl; Freeman C. Lin; Richard W. Nesto; George S. Abela M.D.
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