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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 2970

Lasers in Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems VII
Editor(s): R. Rox Anderson; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Lawrence S. Bass; Kenton W. Gregory; David M. Harris; Harvey Lui; Reza S. Malek; Gerhard J. Mueller; Michail M. Pankratov; Aaron P. Perlmutter; Hans-Dieter Reidenbach; Lloyd P. Tate; Graham M. Watson; Harvey Lui; Lawrence S. Bass; R. Rox Anderson; David M. Harris; Michail M. Pankratov; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Lloyd P. Tate; Gerhard J. Mueller; Hans-Dieter Reidenbach; Graham M. Watson; Reza S. Malek; Aaron P. Perlmutter
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 2970
Date Published: 22 May 1997
Softcover: 80 papers (632) pages
ISBN: 9780819423818

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Acoustic cavitation events during microsecond irradiation of aqueous solutions
Author(s): Badrinarayan S. Amurthur; John A. Viator; Scott A. Prahl
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Penetration of fluorescent particles in gelatin during laser thrombolysis
Author(s): HanQun Shangguan; Lee W. Casperson; Kenton W. Gregory; Scott A. Prahl
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Basic ablation phenomena during laser thrombolysis
Author(s): Ujwal S. Sathyam; Alan Shearin; Scott A. Prahl
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Large eccentric laser angioplasty catheter
Author(s): Kevin D. Taylor; Christopher Reiser
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Photoeradication and imaging of atheromatous plaque with texaphyrins
Author(s): Kathryn W. Woodburn; Fan Qing; David Kessel; Stuart W. Young
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Re-endothelialization following balloon injury and photodynamic therapy of the rabbit aorta
Author(s): Thomas C. Koenig; Mohammed S. Sobeh; Robert J. Ham; Frank W. Cross; Stephen E. Greenwald
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Measurement of cardiac output using near-infrared heating of blood
Author(s): Michael G. Curley; Patrick S. Hamilton; Joseph T. Walsh
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New application of a bipolar Nd:YAG handpiece in laser cardiac surgery
Author(s): Tetsuo Mizutani; Hitoshi Suzuki; Yoshihiko Katayama
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Excimer laser catheter for pacing lead removal
Author(s): Christopher Reiser; Kevin D. Taylor
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Delivery of intramyocardial diffused laser light for treatment of postinfarction ventricular tachycardia
Author(s): David Lochridge Ware; Chunjie Yang; Ashok Gowda; Brent A. Bell; Paul Boor; Massoud Motamedi
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CO2 laser in revision stapes surgery
Author(s): Sergije Jovanovic; Uwe Schoenfeld; Hans H. Scherer
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Development of a tympanic membrane model for laser myringotomy
Author(s): Benedikt W. Sedlmaier; Alexander Bloedow; Sergije Jovanovic
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Effects of different IR laser systems on the tympanic membrane
Author(s): Benedikt W. Sedlmaier; Alexander Bloedow; Sergije Jovanovic; Lev Nagli; Hans-Georg Eberle
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High-resolution interferometric imaging of stress propagation in pediatric and adult skulls
Author(s): Michelle D. Conerty; James Castracane; Lawrence P. Clow; Peter J. Koltai; Jason Mouzakes
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Laser vibrometer measurements and middle ear prostheses
Author(s): Stephen Thomas Flock; John Dornhoffer; Scott Ferguson
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Acute and chronic response of meniscal fibrocartilage to holmium:YAG laser irradiation
Author(s): Patrick J. Horan; Neven A. Popovic; Richard B. Islinger; Timothy R. Kuklo; Edward J. Dick
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Ablation of dermal and mucosal lesions with a new CO2 laser application system
Author(s): Sergije Jovanovic; Benedikt W. Sedlmaier; Ariane Fuehrer
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3D model for laser heating of a heterogeneous turbid medium
Author(s): Michael J. Rossacci; Charles A. DiMarzio; Scott C. Lindberg; Michail M. Pankratov
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Interstitial laser and chemotherapy combined for treatment of human squamous cell carcinoma
Author(s): Romaine E. Saxton; Ines P. Graeber; Michael J. Suh; Woo H. Paek; Marcos B. Paiva; Dan J. Castro
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Flow resistance of endotracheal tubes under laser exposure
Author(s): Hans-Jochen Foth; Antonio Baker-Schreyer; Karl Hoermann
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Acoustic measurements during holmium:YAG laser ablation of cadaveric human temporal bone: preliminary observations
Author(s): Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Lisa Gibbs; Joseph Neev; Janet Shanks
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Clinical application of laser Doppler vibrometry
Author(s): H.-J, Foth; M. Barmann; N. Stasche
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Transendoscopic soft-tissue laser ablation in the equine upper respiratory tract
Author(s): K. E. Bartels; C. G. MacAllister; D. T. Dickey; S. A. Schafer; R. E. Nordquist
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Transendoscopic Nd:YAG ablation of cystic lesions in 27 large animals: 1986-1995
Author(s): Lloyd P. Tate
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Preliminary report on use of CO2 laser treatment of traumatic pulpal exposure in dogs: a clinical study
Author(s): Petra B. B. Wilder-Smith; George M. Peavy; David Nielsen; Anna-Marie A. Arrastia-Jitosho; Michael W. Berns
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Laser-induced shock-wave lithotripsy of canine urocystoliths and nephroliths
Author(s): J. Paul Woods; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Ernest L. Stair; Steven A. Schafer; Robert E. Nordquist
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Low-energy laser radioprotective effects on animal models
Author(s): Vladimir G. Gomberg; Vladimir A. Boiko; Rimma N. Pavlova; Ludmila S. Pupkova; Vladimir A. Dadali; Hobart Bell; Leonid L. Reznikov
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Effects of hydration on laser soldering
Author(s): Eric K. Chan; Dennis T. Brown; Ian S. Kovach; Ashley J. Welch
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In vivo argon laser vascular welding using thermal feedback: open- and closed-loop patency and collagen crosslinking
Author(s): Ward Small; Peter M. Celliers; George E. Kopchok; Karen M. Reiser; Nicholas J. Heredia; Duncan J. Maitland; David C. Eder; Richard A. London; Mauricio Heilbron; Farabi Hussain; Rodney A. White; Luiz Barroca Da Silva; Dennis L. Matthews
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Healing results in meniscus and articular cartilage photochemically welded with 1,8-naphthalimide dyes
Author(s): Millard M. Judy; Robert W. Jackson; Hany R. Nosir; James Lester Matthews; John D. Loyd; David E. Lewis; Ronald E. Utecht; Dongwu Yuan
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Laser welding and collagen crosslinks
Author(s): Karen M. Reiser; Ward Small; Duncan J. Maitland; Nicholas J. Heredia; Luiz Barroca Da Silva; Dennis L. Matthews; Jerold A. Last
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Three-dimensional reconstruction of rat dermal blood vessels in vivo
Author(s): Jennifer Kehlet Barton; Joseph A. Izatt; Manish D. Kulkarni; Ashley J. Welch
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Optothermal measurement of stratum corneum thickness and hydration-depth profile
Author(s): Peng Xiao; Robert E. Imhof
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Histopathology of laser skin resurfacing
Author(s): Sharon L. Thomsen; Bonnie Baldwin; Eric Chi; Jeff Ellard; Jon A. Schwartz
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Thermal injury and shrinkage in human skin in vitro after Tru-Pulse, Silktouch, and Ultrapulse exposure: preliminary results
Author(s): Lawrence S. Bass; Earl Demallie; Sherrell J. Aston
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In-vivo diagnostic with optical coherence tomography: use in dermatology
Author(s): Julia Welzel; Eva Lankenau; Reginald Birngruber; Ralf Engelhardt
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Comparison of pulsed and continuous-wave carbon dioxide laser interactions with cutaneous tissue
Author(s): Lou Reinisch; Mike Rivas; Jacob Ossoff; Walter Deriso; Jeff Sternemann; Robert H. Ossoff
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Thermal measurements of short-duration CO2 laser resurfacing
Author(s): David M. Harris; Daniel Fried; Lou Reinisch; Thomas Bell; Rex Lyver
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Infrared imaging of CO2 laser resurfacing
Author(s): Ashley J. Welch; Eric K. Chan; Jennifer Kehlet Barton; Bernard Choi; Sharon L. Thomsen
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Development of a broadband light source with variable pulse length and energy for the treatment of vascular lesions
Author(s): Jonathan Exley; Mark Russell Dickinson; Terence A. King; Andrew J. Berry; Stephen Jamieson
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Surface ablation of porcine skin tissue using nanosecond laser pulses at 1064 nm
Author(s): Xin-Hua Hu; Annamarie Lembares; Gerhard W. Kalmus
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Nonablative laser treatment of facial rhytides
Author(s): Gary P. Lask; Patrick K. Lee; Manouchehr Seyfzadeh; J. Stuart Nelson; Thomas E. Milner; Bahman Anvari; Digant P. Dave; Roy G. Geronemus; Leonard J. Bernstein; Harry Mittelman; Laurie A. Ridener; Walter F. Coulson; Bruce Sand; Jon Baumgarder; David R. Hennings; Richard F. Menefee; Michael J. Berry
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100-usec pulsed CO2 laser resurfacing of lower eyelids: erythema and rhytides reduction
Author(s): Thomas Bell; David M. Harris; Daniel Schachter; John Burkart
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Analysis of nonablative skin resurfacing
Author(s): Thomas E. Milner; Bahman Anvari; Kurosh Keikhanzadeh; Digant P. Dave; J. Stuart Nelson; Dennis M. Goodman; David R. Hennings; John Baumgardner; Michael J. Berry
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Er:YAG laser-induced changes in skin in vivo and transdermal drug delivery
Author(s): Stephen Thomas Flock; Tom Stern; Paul Lehman; Scott Dinehart; Tom Franz; George Liu; Scott J. Stern
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Thermo-optical response of cartilage during feedback-controlled laser-assisted reshaping
Author(s): Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Thomas E. Milner; Bahman Anvari; Alexander P. Sviridov; Alexander I. Omelchenko; Victor Vagratashvili; Emil N. Sobol; J. Stuart Nelson
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Morphological changes after Nd:YAG laser treatment of the human prostate with the SideFocus fiber: correlation to MRI and impact of dosimetry and time
Author(s): Tullio Sulser; Wolfram Jochum; Rahel Huch Boni; Gabriel P. Krestin; Philipp U. Heitz; Dieter Hauri
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Randomized controlled trial comparing the effects of Nd:YAG prostate ablation with or without KTP laser bladder neck incision
Author(s): Stephen Langley; Christopher Gallegos; Clifford Moisey
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Treatment of urethral strictures with the KTP 532 laser
Author(s): Franz R. Schmidlin; Michael Oswald; Christoph E. Iselin; Patrice Jichlinski; Guy P. Delacretaz; Hans-Juerg Leisinger; Peter Graber
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Evolution of the use of the holmium laser for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Author(s): Peter J. Gilling; Carol B. Cass; Michael D. Cresswell; Katie M. Kennett; Michael Mackey; Mark R. Fraundorfer; John N. Kabalin
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Early complications with the holmium laser
Author(s): Marc A. Beaghler; Steven C. Stewart; Herbert C. Ruckle; Michael W. Poon
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Holmium laser lithotripsy of urinary calculi: initial experience with the 200-um holmium laser fiber
Author(s): Marc A. Beaghler; Michael W. Poon; Herbert C. Ruckle; Steven C. Stewart
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Preferential heating using transurethral thermoablation (T3) improves clinical results
Author(s): Ernest W. Ramsey; Paul D. Miller; Keith Parsons
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Fluorescence photodetection of urothelial neoplastic foci in superficial bladder cancer
Author(s): Patrice Jichlinski; Martin Forrer; Jerome C. Mizeret; Daniel Braichotte; Georges A. Wagnieres; Georges Zimmer; Louis Guillou; Franz R. Schmidlin; Peter Graber; Hubert van den Bergh; Hans-Juerg Leisinger
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Effect of thermal changes on optical properties in fresh and previously frozen prostate tissue
Author(s): William H. Nau; Robert J. Roselli; Douglas F. Milam
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Flexible endoscopic deflectability: changes in deflectability using a variety of working instruments and laser fibers
Author(s): Marc A. Beaghler; Michael W. Poon; Duane Baldwin
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Optical properties of native and coagulated human brain structures
Author(s): Hans-Joachim Schwarzmaier; Anna N. Yaroslavsky; Ilya V. Yaroslavsky; Thomas Goldbach; Thomas Kahn; Frank Ulrich; Paul Christian Schulze; Ralf Schober
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Comparison of the optical properties of human liver tissue and liver metastases and investigation of the dynamic temperature behavior of optical tissue properties
Author(s): Joerg-Peter Ritz; Andre Roggan; Dirk Albrecht; D. Schaedel; Christoph-Thomas Germer; Heinz-Johannes Buhr
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Infrared techniques for detecting carbonization at onset of device failure
Author(s): Norman Farr; Edward L. Sinofsky
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High-power diffusing-tip fibers for interstitial photocoagulation
Author(s): Edward L. Sinofsky; Norman Farr; Lincoln Baxter; William Weiler
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Interstitial Nd:YAG laser coagulation using simultaneous multiple fiber application with an optical beamsplitter: the importance of mutual fiber distance
Author(s): Joos Heisterkamp; Richard van Hillegersberg; Edward L. Sinofsky; Jan N. M. IJzermans
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High-frequency current application in bipolar technique for interstitial thermotherapy (HF-ITT)
Author(s): Kai Desinger; Thomas Stein; Gerhard J. Mueller
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Increasing lesion size in interstitial laser coagulation: the importance of eliminating hepatic perfusion
Author(s): Richard van Hillegersberg; Joos Heisterkamp; Edward L. Sinofsky; Paul G. H. Mulder; Jan N. M. IJzermans
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Laser-induced thermotherapy (LITT) for the treatment of liver metastases: the correlation of Gd-DTPA-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and histomorphological findings in the chronic model
Author(s): Christoph Martin Isbert; Christoph-Thomas Germer; Dirk Albrecht; Andreas Schilling; Antje Heiniche; Andre Roggan; Karl Juergen Wolf; Gerhard J. Mueller; Heinz-Johannes Buhr
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Laser-induced interstitial thermotherapy (LITT) with the KTP 532 laser for the treatment of uterine adenomyosis
Author(s): Roxana Chapman; Kenneth Chapman
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Percutaneous laser-induced interstitial thermotherapy (LITT) for the treatment of very large uterine leiomyomas
Author(s): Roxana Chapman
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Laser-induced interstitial thermotherapy (LITT) for treatment of uterine leiomyomas: 750 myomas were treated by LITT and the results over a five-year period are analyzed
Author(s): Roxana Chapman
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Enhanced Doppler ultrasound imaging of interstitial laser therapy in rat mammary tumors
Author(s): James M. Zasuly; Ming Fan; Kambiz Dowlatshahi
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Laser-assisted neuroendoscopy using Nd:YAG and diode contact laser with black fiber tips
Author(s): Rudolf M. Verdaasdonck; Peter Vandertop; Wessel Ansink; Christiaan F. P. van Swol
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Endolaryngeal contact laser surgery and voice function
Author(s): Marius S. Plouzhnikov; Anatoly I. Lopotko
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Influence of hepatic perfusion and application mode in an animal experimental study on laser-induced thermotherapy (LITT) in the liver
Author(s): Dirk Albrecht; Christoph-Thomas Germer; Christoph Martin Isbert; Andre Roggan; Heinz-Johannes Buhr
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Depth of vaporization with the UltraPulse CO2 laser
Author(s): Richard E. Fitzpatrick; Stacy R. Smith; Suchai Sriprachya-anunt
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Effects of overlap and pass number in CO2 laser skin resurfacing: preliminary results of residual thermal damage, cell death, and wound healing
Author(s): E. Victor Ross; Robert D. Glatter; Daniella Duke; Joop M. Grevelink
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Update of laser hyperthermic treatment for primary breast cancer: ex-vivo and in-vivo models
Author(s): David S. Robinson; Jean-Marie A. Parel; Xochitl Gonzalez-Cirre; David B. Denham; Fabrice Manns; Peter J. Milne; Robert D. Schachner; Alan J. Herron; Jason I. Comander; Gerhard Hauptmann
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Fourier transform infrared evanescent wave (FTIR-FEW) spectroscopy of tissue
Author(s): Reinhard F. Bruch; Sydney Sukuta; Natalia I. Afanasyeva; Sergei F. Kolyakov; Leonid N. Butvina
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Comparison of numerical simulations and laboratory studies of laser thrombolysis
Author(s): Edward J. Chapyak; Robert P. Godwin; Scott A. Prahl; HanQun Shangguan
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Noninvasive measurement of vascular compliance by a photoplesythmographic technique
Author(s): Stephen E. Greenwald; Howard T. Denyer; Mohammed S. Sobeh
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Experience of laser radiation for treatment of oral mucous lesions of different etiologies
Author(s): Elvira N. Mosesyants; Lidiya Ya. Zazulevskaya; Elena Shevtsova
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In-vivo investigations on interstitial Ho:YAG laser therapy
Author(s): Ronald Sroka; Aaron P. Perlmutter; T. Pongratz; Rolf Muschter
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Heat diffusion and ablation front dynamics in Er:YAG laser skin resurfacing
Author(s): Boris Majaron; Matjaz Lukac; Brigita Drnovsek-Olup; Boris Vedlin; Aleksander Rotter
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