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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 3590

Lasers in Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems IX
Editor(s): Kenton W. Gregory; R. Rox Anderson; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Lawrence S. Bass; Darryl J. Bornhop; C. Gaelyn Garrett; Kenton W. Gregory; Nikiforos Kollias; Harvey Lui; Reza S. Malek; Aaron P. Perlmutter; Hans-Dieter Reidenbach; Lou Reinisch; David S. Robinson; Lloyd P. Tate; Eugene A. Trowers; David S. Robinson; Hans-Dieter Reidenbach; Reza S. Malek; Aaron P. Perlmutter; Lou Reinisch; C. Gaelyn Garrett; Darryl J. Bornhop; Eugene A. Trowers; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Lloyd P. Tate
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 3590
Date Published: 22 June 1999
Softcover: 62 papers (520) pages
ISBN: 9780819430601

Table of Contents
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Monte Carlo simulation of converging laser beams propagating in skin tissue phantoms
Author(s): Ke Dong; Zhi Song; Jun Q. Lu; Xin-Hua Hu
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Internal temperature measurements in response to cryogen spray cooling of a skin phantom
Author(s): Jorge H. Torres; Bahman Anvari; B. Samuel Tanenbaum; Thomas E. Milner; Jason C. Yu; J. Stuart Nelson
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Mechanisms of laser-induced thermal coagulation of whole blood in vitro
Author(s): T. Joshua Pfefer; Bernard Choi; Gracie Vargas; Karen M. McNally-Heintzelman; Ashley J. Welch
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Laser treatment of nevus flammus (port-wine stain) with spectroscopic feedback: the smart scalpel
Author(s): Elizabeth L. Sebern; Colin J. H. Brenan; R. Rox Anderson; Ian Warwick Hunter
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Efficient polymer dye lasers with variable wavelengths for medical applications
Author(s): Stephen C. Picarello; Robert S. Anderson; Vladimir S. Nechitailo; Gennady A. Matyushin
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Laser-ultrasonic technologies for medicine
Author(s): Vladimir P. Zharov; Alexei S. Latyshev
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Precision dispensing of small volumes of albumin solder for laser-assisted wound closure
Author(s): Brian S. Sorg; Karen M. McNally-Heintzelman; Eric K. Chan; Christopher J. Frederickson; Ashley J. Welch
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ICG-doped albumin protein solders for improved tissue repair
Author(s): Karen M. McNally-Heintzelman; Brian S. Sorg; Ashley J. Welch; Judith M. Dawes
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Laser spot size and beam profile studies for tissue welding applications
Author(s): Nathaniel M. Fried; Vincent C. Hung; Joseph T. Walsh
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Temperature measurements during laser skin welding
Author(s): Nathaniel M. Fried; Bernard Choi; Ashley J. Welch; Joseph T. Walsh
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Dynamic cooling during laser skin welding
Author(s): Nathaniel M. Fried; Joseph T. Walsh
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Evaluation of transurethral and transperineal tin ethyl etiopurpurin-photodynamic therapy on the canine prostate one week after drug injection
Author(s): Steven H. Selman; Rick W. Keck; Sandy Kondo; Detlef Albrecht
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Transurethral photodynamic therapy in benign prostatic hyperplasia : a canine pilot study using benzoporphyrin derivative
Author(s): Sugandh D. Shetty; James O. Peabody; Elsa R. Beck; Joseph C. Cerny; Mahul B. Amin; Anna M. Richter
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Photodynamic therapy of the rabbit bowel and bladder after installation and injection of delta aminolevulinic acid (ALA): uptake of protoporphyrin IX and depth of necrosis
Author(s): Paul A. Merguerian; Jeff L. Pugach; Jane Park; Marja Sepers; Lothar D. Lilge
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New application system for the holmium laser resection of the prostate
Author(s): Rolf H. Eichenauer; Christian Doehn; Gerit Droege; Ralf Brinkmann; Manfred Salamon; Dieter Jocham
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Experience with endoscopic holmium laser in the pediatric population
Author(s): Paul A. Merguerian; Pramod P. Reddy; Diego Barrieras; Darius J. Bagli; Gordon A. McLorie; Antoine E. Khoury
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Wound repair in rat urinary bladder following electrocautery or holmium laser incision
Author(s): Giordano Venzi; Franz R. Schmidlin; Giulio Gabbiani; Guy P. Delacretaz; Brigitte Pittet; Hans-Juerg Leisinger; Christoph E. Iselin
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Nonthermal ureteral tissue bonding: comparison of photochemical collagen crosslinking with thermal laser bonding
Author(s): Paul A. Merguerian; Jeff L. Pugach; Lothar D. Lilge
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Presence of coagulative necrosis gradient in human prostate following a short Nd-YAG laser irradiation
Author(s): Rumelia Koren; Sergei Kravchik; David Y. Cohen; Shmuel E. Cytron; Eli Konwitz; Eliahu Mucamel; Rivka Gal; Armand Abramovici
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Photothermal laser lithotripsy of uric acid calculi: clinical assessment of the effects of cyanide production
Author(s): Joel M. H. Teichman; Paolo C. Champion; Randolph D. Glickman; Timothy A. Wollin; John D. Denstedt
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Endoscopic laser treatment of subglottic and tracheal stenosis
Author(s): Alex J. Correa; C. Gaelyn Garrett; Lou Reinisch
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In-vivo study and histological examination of laser reshaping of cartilage
Author(s): Alexander P. Sviridov; Emil N. Sobol; Victor N. Bagratashvili; Alexander I. Omelchenko; Yuriy M. Ovchinnikov; Anatoliy B. Shekhter; Valeriy M. Svistushkin; Andrei A. Shinaev; G. Nikiforova; Nicholas Jones
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Treatment of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates by means of a Ho:YAG laser
Author(s): Ronald Sroka; Andreas Leunig; P. Janda; P. Rosler; G. Grevers; Reinhold Baumgartner
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Laser-assisted hair transplantation: histologic comparison between holmium:YAG and CO2 lasers
Author(s): Eugene A. Chu; C. Rose Rabinov; Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Mark E. Krugman
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Angiogenic response in the chick chorioallantoic membrane model to laser-irradiated cartilage
Author(s): Amir M. Karamzadeh; Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Thomas E. Milner; Marie Wilson; Lih-Huei L. Liaw; J. Stuart Nelson
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Capabilities of optical coherence tomography in laryngology
Author(s): Andrei Shakhov; Anna Terentjeva; Natalia D. Gladkova; Ludmila Snopova; Yuri Chumakov; Felix I. Feldchtein; Valentin M. Gelikonov; Grigory V. Gelikonov; Alexander M. Sergeev
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Optical coherence tomography of the rat cochlea: preliminary investigations
Author(s): Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Johannes F. de Boer; Boris Hyle Park; Zhongping Chen; J. Stuart Nelson
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Laser supraglottoplasty: development of an outcomes tool
Author(s): Udayan K. Shah; Ralph F. Wetmore
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Quantitative ENT endoscopy: the future in the new millennium
Author(s): Andreas Mueller; Mario Schubert
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Effects of transmyocardial laser revascularization using a prototype pulsed CO2 laser on contractility and perfusion of chronically ischemic myocardium in a porcine model
Author(s): Yasmin Wadia; Ali Khaki; Michio Kajitani; Yoshiki Mori; Timothy Irvine; David Sahn; Michael J. Yessik; Deborah T. Bahlman; Anthony Furnary; Kenton W. Gregory
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Optimally spaced fiber catheter for excimer laser coronary angioplasty (ELCA)
Author(s): Rebecca A. Lippincott; Jerome Bellendir; Kevin D. Taylor; Christopher Reiser
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Infrared free-electron-laser ablation of cholesterol esters in an arteriosclerotic region
Author(s): Kunio Awazu; Yuko Fukami
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High-resolution in-vivo intra-arterial imaging with optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Stephen A. Boppart; Constantinos Pitris; Ravi K. Ghanta; Xing De Li; Wolfgang Drexler; James G. Fujimoto; Mark E. Brezinski
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Simulations of laser thrombolysis
Author(s): Edward J. Chapyak; Robert P. Godwin
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Clinical update: transendoscopic laser surgery for treatment of epiglottic entrapment: Nd:YAG and 808-nm diode laser applied individually and in combination
Author(s): Lloyd P. Tate; R. A. Tudor
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Comparison of in-vivo skin models for near-infrared laser exposure
Author(s): Thomas A. Eggleston; Michael A. Mitchell; Thomas E. Johnson; Robert L. Becker; William P. Roach
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Dynamic light scattering as an objective noninvasive method in veterinary ophthalmic diagnosis and research
Author(s): Stephen Dubin; Rafat R. Ansari; Orien Tulp; Sheldon Steinberg; Seth Koch; Michael A. DellaVecchia; Mihaela Cozmi; Mary Victor
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Evaluation of monophosphoryl lipid A as an immune adjuvant for photodynamic therapy in a rat sarcoma model: preliminary results
Author(s): Michael D. Lucroy; Benjamin F. Edwards; Stephen M. Griffey; Bruce R. Madewell
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Chromophore-enhanced bacterial photothermolysis
Author(s): Jana K. Huckleby; Rebecca J. Morton; Kenneth Eugene Bartels
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Use of the holmium:YAG laser for percutaneous photothermal ablation of cervical invertebral disks in dogs
Author(s): Mark Rochat; George A. Henry; Gregory A. Campbell; Ernest L. Stair; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Tom Dickey
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Clinical use of a 15-W diode laser in small animal surgery: results in 30 varied procedures
Author(s): Dennis T. Crowe; David Swalander; Donald Hittenmiller; Jenifer Newton
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Endoscopic ultrasound: state-of-the-art GI tumor staging
Author(s): Eugene A. Trowers
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Enhanced endoscopic detection of early colon cancer
Author(s): Gowra Balachandar; Eugene A. Trowers
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Diode laser for abdominal tissue cauterization
Author(s): Frederic M. Durville; Robert H. Rediker; Raymond J. Connolly; Steven D. Schwaitzberg; John Lantis
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Endoscopic mucosal incision by diode laser for early cancer treatment in the alimentary tract: effect of submucosal indocyanine green solution injection
Author(s): Takuya Hayashi; Tsunenori Arai; Naoko Nakamura; Hisao Tajiri; Soichiro Miura; Makoto Kikuchi
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Resection of parenchymatous organs using pulse YAG:Nd laser radiation at 1.44-um and 1.32-um wavelengths
Author(s): Pavel S. Zubeev; A. Rotkov; I. Vaganov; I. Skvortsova; Vladislav A. Kamensky; Grigory V. Gelikonov; Alexander M. Sergeev
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UV radiation at the fluorescence excitation maxima produces significant changes in the fluorescence of skin
Author(s): Nikiforos Kollias; W. D. Tian; George I. Zonios; Lorenzo Brancaleon; Robert Gillies
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Improved tympanic thermometer based on a fiber optic infrared radiometer and an otoscope and its use as a new diagnostic tool for acute otitis media
Author(s): Gadi Fishman; Ari DeRowe; Eyal Ophir; Vered Scharf; Abraham Shabtai; Dov Ophir; Abraham Katzir
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Invasive leg vein treatment with 1064/1319 Nd:YAG laser: combination with dye laser treatment
Author(s): Roman Smucler; Ladislav Horak; Jiri Mazanek
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Therapeutic aspects of endoscopic ultrasound
Author(s): Timothy A. Woodward
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Parameter optimization for excimer-based TMR clinical systems: an in-vivo study
Author(s): Ramez E. N. Shehada; Thanassis Papaioannou; Warren S. Grundfest
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Laser- and electrosurgery as a treatment modality of BPH: urodynamic evaluation of seven different techniques in 280 patients
Author(s): Christiaan F. P. van Swol; Ger E. P. M. van Venrooij; Mardy D. Eckhardt; Matthijs C. M. Grimbergen; Rudolf M. Verdaasdonck; Tom A. Boon
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Mathematical analysis of the temperature field during ex-vivo and in-vivo experimental laser interstitial thermotherapy (LITT) in breast tissue models
Author(s): Fabrice Manns; Peter J. Milne; Nelson Salas; Nish Pandya; David B. Denham; Jean-Marie A. Parel; David S. Robinson
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In-situ measurement and analysis of the temperature fields in laser interstitial thermotherapy of breast cancer
Author(s): Peter J. Milne; Fabrice Manns; David B. Denham; Jean-Marie A. Parel; David S. Robinson
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Development of a cryosurgical technique for breast malignancies
Author(s): Yoed Rabin; Thomas B. Julian; Peter Olson; Michael J. Taylor; Norman Wolmark
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Diagnostics of breast cancer tissue by fiber optic evanescent wave Fourier transform IR (FEW-FTIR) spectroscopy
Author(s): Natalia I. Afanasyeva; Volodymyr Makhine; Reinhard F. Bruch
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RODEO MRI guided laser ablation of breast cancer
Author(s): Steven E. Harms; Hamid Mumtaz; Brian Hyslop; Suzanne Klimberg; Kent Westbrook; Sohelia Kourourian
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Computer-aided detection for screening mammography
Author(s): Kevin S. Woods; Maha Sallam
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Developing clinical trials for breast cancer interstitial therapy
Author(s): David S. Robinson; Jean-Marie A. Parel; Peter J. Milne; Fabrice Manns; David B. Denham
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Confocal imaging of benign and malignant proliferative skin lesions in vivo
Author(s): Salvador Gonzalez; Milind M. Rajadhyaksha; R. Rox Anderson
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Laser surgery in dermatology with application of superthin optical fiber by contact and noncontact method
Author(s): A. Garipova; I. A. Denissov; Vladimir Solodovnikov; I. Digilova
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