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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 4609

Lasers in Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems XII
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 4609
Date Published: 17 June 2002
Softcover: 62 papers (488) pages
ISBN: 9780819443489

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Optical properties of hair shafts estimated using the digital video microscopic system and inverse Monte Carlo method
Author(s): Alexey N. Bashkatov; Elina A. Genina; Andrey V. Volokh; Snezhana A. Murikhina; Gregory B. Altshuler; Valery V. Tuchin
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Optical and magnetic resonance changes in photothermally coagulating blood
Author(s): Jennifer Kehlet Barton; Stuart J. Loui; John F. Black
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Optical properties of human blood as a function of temperature
Author(s): Lise Lyngsnes Randeberg; Anre Johan Daae Hagen; Lars Othar Svaasand
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In-vitro study of methylene blue diffusion through the skin tissue
Author(s): Elina A. Genina; Alexey N. Bashkatov; Valery V. Tuchin
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Experimental evaluation of site-specific delivery of methylene blue to the hair follicles using fluorescence imaging
Author(s): Serge R. Mordon; Jean-Marie Devoisselle; Valerie A. Mitchell
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Transdermal delivery of photosensitizer by laser-induced stress wave
Author(s): Makoto Ogura; Shunichi Sato; Masahiko Kuroki; Hitoshi Wakisaka; Satoko Kawauchi; Miya Ishihara; Makoto Kikuchi; Masahiko Yoshioka; Hiroshi Ashida; Minoru Obara
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Cryogen spray cooling: effects of cryogen film on heat removal and light transmission
Author(s): Brian M. Pikkula; Yacov Domankevitz; James William Tunnell; Bahman Anvari
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Dynamic measurements of laser light attenuation by cryogen film and frost formation
Author(s): Bernard Choi; Guillermo Aguilar; Gracie Vargas; Ashley J. Welch; J. Stuart Nelson
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In-vivo study of epidermal protection by cryogen spray cooling during pulsed-laser irradiation at high radiant exposures
Author(s): James William Tunnell; David Chang; Carol Johnston; Jorge H. Torres; Charles W. Patrick; Michael J. Miller; Sharon L. Thomsen; Bahman Anvari
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RF nonablative cutaneous thermal therapy
Author(s): James William Tunnell; Roger A. Stern; Karl A. Pope
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Minimally invasive treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia with high-intensity focused ultrasound using the Sonablate system: an updated report of Phase III clinical studies conducted in the US
Author(s): Thomas A. Gardner; Michael O. Koch; Arieh Shalhav; Richard Bihrle; Richard S. Foster; Christopher Steidle; Ivan Grunberger; Alan Seftel; Martin Resnick; James Cochran; Victor Rao; Narendra T. Sanghvi
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Incisionless vasectomy using focused ultrasound
Author(s): Nathaniel M. Fried; Yegor D. Sinelnikov; William W. Roberts; Stephen B. Solomon
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Erbium:YAG laser ablation of urethral and ureteral tissues
Author(s): Nathaniel M. Fried; Gary M. Long
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Clinical experiences with a new frequency-doubled double-pulse Nd:YAG laser (FREDDY) for the treatment of urolithiasis
Author(s): Christian Tischer; Hans J. Koort; Alvaro Bazo; Ralf Rasch; Christoph Thiede
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Laser-induced shockwave generation for use in lithotripsy
Author(s): Hans J. Koort; Christian Tischer; Ralf Rasch; Christoph Thiede
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Recurrence rate of superficial bladder carcinoma can be reduced with 5-aminolevulinic-acid-induced fluorescence diagnosis
Author(s): Thomas Filbeck; Uwe Pichlmeier; Ruth Knuechel; Wolf F. Wieland; Wolfgang Roessler
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Optimization of the noncontact fiber delivery systems for clinical laser applications
Author(s): Nikolay A. Denisov; Stephen E. Griffin
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Optical imaging diagnostics of bladder tissue with optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Tuqiang Xie; Zhigang Li; Mark L. Zeidel; Yingtian Pan
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Solubility studies of albumin protein solders
Author(s): Travis M. Gilmour; Jill N. Riley; David L. Moser; Karen M. McNally-Heintzelman
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Investigation of various synthetic polymer scaffolds for enhanced mechanical strength during laser tissue soldering
Author(s): Grant T. Hoffman; Eric C. Soller; Jill N. Riley; Karen M. McNally-Heintzelman
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Mechanical properties of repaired liver using an argon beam coagulator with albumin
Author(s): Theodore P. Moffitt; Deborah A. Baker; Sean J. Kirkpatrick; Scott A. Prahl
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Hemostasis after partial hepatectomy using argon beam coagulation and a concentrated albumin
Author(s): Hua Xie; Ron Wolf; John Petty; Allen Burke; Jeffery S. Teach; Kenton W. Gregory; Scott A. Prahl
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Tissue soldering with biodegradable polymer films: preliminary in-vivo compatibility test
Author(s): Brian S. Sorg; Ashley J. Welch
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Near-infrared welding of aorta and skin tissues using a Cr4+:YAG laser
Author(s): Tapan K. Gayen; Alvin Katz; Yury Budansky; Jonathan M. Evans; Shixiang Xu; Howard E. Savage; Steven A. McCormick; Robert R. Alfano
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Laser soldering of pig skin in vivo using IR fiber optic temperature control system
Author(s): David Simhon; Avi Ravid; Marissa Halpern; Tamar Brosh; T. Vasilyev; Daniel Levanon; Noam Kariv; Abraham Katzir
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Temperature controlled CO2 laser soldering of pig cornea
Author(s): Eyal Strassmann; Nino Loya; Dan D. Gaton; Avi Ravid; Noam Kariv; Dov Weinberger; Abraham Katzir
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Comparison of light-activated surgical adhesive and suture techniques for vascular repair: an in-vivo study
Author(s): Eric C. Soller; Grant T. Hoffman; Jill N. Riley; Tonya J. Dickson; Pamela Rogers; Larry Solomon; Keith L. March; Karen M. McNally-Heintzelman
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Preclinical evaluation of 5-ALA-based PDT for the treatment of canine urinary bladder cancer: fluorescence distribution and response of normal urinary bladder tissue
Author(s): Michael D. Lucroy; George M. Peavy; Tisha Ridgway; Russell G. Higbee; Gregory A. Campbell; Tiffany A. Healey; Kenneth Eugene Bartels
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In-vitro assessment of Ho:YAG laser lithotripsy for the treatment of canine urolithiasis
Author(s): Victoria Wynn; Ellen Davidson; Russell G. Higbee; Jerry W. Ritchey; Tisha Ridgway; Kenneth Eugene Bartels; Michael D. Lucroy
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Evaluation of topical application of indocyanine green (ICG) to enhance penetration of the 810-nm diode laser on equine respiratory tissue
Author(s): Lloyd P. Tate; Anthony T. Blikslager; Lucas Giraldo
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Determination of noncontact penetration parameters of the 60-W 810-nm diode laser on equine respiratory tissue
Author(s): Lucas Giraldo; Lloyd P. Tate; Anthony T. Blikslager
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Overview of electrosurgery in head and neck surgery
Author(s): John D. Nguyen; Roger Crumley; Brian Jet-Fei Wong
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Effect of saline on temperature-controlled radio-frequency ablation
Author(s): Michelle L. Boytim; Gregory M. Kosanovich; Kathryn A. Grenier; Lionel M. Nelson
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Novel radio-frequency technology (Coblation) for dermatologic surgery applications
Author(s): Duran N. Yetkinler; Andre Bessette; Jean Woloszko
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Novel radio-frequency technology (Coblation) for ear, nose, and throat surgery applications
Author(s): Duran N. Yetkinler; Kelvin Lee; Lori Brandt; Ron Underwood
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Laser applications in middle ear surgery: advantages and possible side-effects
Author(s): Martin Frenz; Rudolf Hausler; Heinz P. Weber
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Pediatric cochlear implantation: basic science and challenges
Author(s): Udayan K. Shah; Kevin Franck
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Clinical and histological evaluation of wound healing in the paranasal sinus mucosa following neodymium:YAG laser therapy
Author(s): Justus F. R. Ilgner; Oliver Emmerling; Stefan Biesterfeld; Martin Westhofen
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Testing the laser resistance of tracheal tubes as regarded by the draft of the International Standard ISO/DIS 11990
Author(s): Hans-Jochen Foth
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Mirror vs. the lens: What's the best for laser surgery?
Author(s): Michael Black
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Preliminary investigations of laser-mediated cartilage reshaping in the in-vivo rabbit model
Author(s): John Chang; Sergio H. Diaz-Valdes; Brian Jet-Fei Wong
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Cartilage reshaping under nonablative laser radiation: research and clinical applications in ENT
Author(s): Emil N. Sobol; Yuriy M. Ovchinnikov; Valeriy M. Svistushkin; Victor N. Bagratashvili; Alexander P. Sviridov; Alexander I. Omelchenko; Natalia N. Vorobjeva; Anatoliy B. Shekhter
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Spectral features of spatially coherent light backscattered from cartilage
Author(s): Jong-In Youn; Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Thomas E. Milner
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Identification of chondrocyte cell division in intact rabbit cartilage grafts following photothermal heating using fluorescence-activated cell counting
Author(s): Mai Thy Truong; Kenneth K. H. Chao; Nidhi S. Pandoh; Fang-Yao Hou; David M. Gardiner; Brian Jet-Fei Wong
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Linear array echoendoscopy in cancer management
Author(s): Eugene A. Trowers
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Role of endoscopic ultrasonography in the diagnosis and therapy of pancreatic and biliary tumors
Author(s): Hamed Al-Tamimi; Eugene A. Trowers
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Cryo- and laser surgery as new therapeutic options in patients with organ-confined prostate cancer who failed radiotherapy
Author(s): Werner T.W. de Riese; Timothy J. Seipel; David R. Aronoff; Brent A. Sharpe; Bernhard T. Mittemeyer
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Photodynamic therapy for bladder carcinoma: today's medicine or tomorrow's horizon?
Author(s): J. C. Picard; Werner T.W. de Riese; Brent A. Sharpe
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5-aminolevulinic acid: from a diagnostic tool to a therapeutic agent
Author(s): Thomas Nelius
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Optical transillumination spectroscopy of breast tissue for cancer risk assessment
Author(s): Michelle K. Simick; Brian C. Wilson; Lothar D. Lilge
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Experimental laser interstitial thermotherapy in ex-vivo porcine tissue at 940 nm
Author(s): Nelson Salas; Fabrice Manns; Jean-Marie A. Parel; Peter J. Milne; Manuel Figueroa; David B. Denham; David S. Robinson
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Particulate debris analysis during excimer laser thrombolysis: an in-vitro study
Author(s): Thanassis Papaioannou; Jeff Levisman; Oleg Sorokoumov; Kevin D. Taylor; Shane Pitzer; Warren S. Grundfest
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Excimer-laser-assisted thrombolysis: the effect of laser fluence, repetition rate, and catheter size
Author(s): Thanassis Papaioannou; Oleg Sorokoumov; Kevin D. Taylor; Warren S. Grundfest
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Effects of in-vitro target compression modulus on laser thrombolytic ablation rate
Author(s): Abram D. Janis; Sean J. Kirkpatrick; Kenton W. Gregory; Scott A. Prahl
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Catheter-based instrument for simultaneous OCT imaging and fluorescence spectroscopy
Author(s): Francisco Guzman; Jennifer Kehlet Barton
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Spectral analysis of optical imaging through blood
Author(s): Valentin M. Grimblatov; Daniel C. Lee; Mehmet Cengiz Oz; Edward F. Leonard
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Measurement of cyclic microdeformation of arterial wall with pulsatile flow
Author(s): Shigehiro Hashimoto; Shirou Manabe; Kazuhiro Ikegami; Yoshinori Murashige; Chiaki Miyamoto; Masayoshi Omori; Reiji Hattori; Hajime Otani; Hiroji Imamura
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Influence of cryogen spray cooling parameters on the heat extraction rate from a sprayed surface
Author(s): Emil Karapetian; Guillermo Aguilar; Enrique J. Lavernia; J. Stuart Nelson
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Thermo-optical skin conditioning: a new method for thermally modifying skin conditions
Author(s): Joseph Neev; Jennifer L. Sporty Links; Noam Calderon; Curt M. Littler; Theodore Kaufman; Robin Sun; Jeremy Links
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Vascular anastomosis using a pulsed diode laser
Author(s): Douglas Deford; Adam Higgins; Kenton W. Gregory
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Current status of radio-frequency technology in the treatment of head and neck disease
Author(s): Richard L. Goode
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Comparison of breaking strengths of adhesives and laser welds versus the threshold tensile pressure of pulsed-laser-induced cavitation of water and gels
Author(s): Steven L. Jacques
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