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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 4949

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

Volume Number: 4949
Date Published: 2 July 2003
Softcover: 63 papers (518) pages
ISBN: 9780819447494

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Thermal response of human skin epidermis in different skin types to 595-nm laser irradiation and cryogen spray cooling: an ex-vivo study
Author(s): Tianhong Dai; Brian M. Pikkula; James William Tunnell; David Chang; Bahman Anvari
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Photosensitizer delivery into tissue and cells by simultaneous application of laser-induced stress wave and heating
Author(s): Makoto Ogura; Mitsuhiro Terakawa; Shunichi Sato; Hiroshi Ashida; Minoru Obara
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Pulsed xenon flashlamp device for the treatment of psoriasis
Author(s): Jonathan M. Baumgardner; David R. Hennings; Thomas F. Johnston; Eric Taylor
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3D finite element model of RF heating: novel nonablative cutaneous therapy
Author(s): Linda Pham; Karl A. Pope
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Theoretical evaluation of pulsed photothermal radiometry (PPTR) for depth profiling of port wine stain skin
Author(s): Bernard Choi; Boris Majaron; J. Stuart Nelson
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Injection of glycerol into porcine skin for optical skin clearing with needle-free injection gun and determination of agent distribution using OCT and fluorescence microscopy
Author(s): Oliver Stumpp; Ashley J. Welch
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Temperature distribution in port wine stain following pulsed irradiation by a dual-wavelength Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Boris Majaron; Bernard Choi; J. Stuart Nelson
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KTP laser selective vaporization of the prostrate in the management of urinary retention due to BPH
Author(s): M. W. Kleeman; Unyime O. Nseyo
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Prostatron 30-minute update: where do we stand
Author(s): James C. Ulchaker; Justin Albani
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Nd:YAG laser incision of the vesical neck in obstructive BPH
Author(s): Peter T. O. Gilbert
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Data mining in predicting survival of kidney dialysis patients
Author(s): Shital Shah; Andrew Kusiak; Brad Dixon
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Lasers in the management of calcified urinary tract stents
Author(s): Unyime O. Nseyo; Hari S. G. R. Tunuguntla; Michael Crone
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Safety and efficacy of holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy in patients with bleeding diatheses
Author(s): James D. Watterson; Andrew R. Girvan; Anthony J. Cook; Darren T. Beiko; Linda Nott; Brian K. Auge; Glenn M. Preminger; John D. Denstedt
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Ureteroscopy and holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy: an emerging definitive management strategy for symptomatic ureteral calculi in pregnancy
Author(s): James D. Watterson; Andrew R. Girvan; Darren T. Beiko; Linda Nott; Timothy A. Wollin; Hassan A. Razvi; John D. Denstedt
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Safety of two sequential whole bladder photodynamic therapy (WBPDT) treatments in the management of resistant bladder cancer
Author(s): Unyime O. Nseyo; C. Ryan Barnes; Jessicca I. Martin; Donald L. Lamm; Cindy Carpenter
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Spectroscopic imaging of bladder cancer
Author(s): Stavros G. Demos; Regina Gandour-Edwards; Rajen Ramsamooj; Ralph de Vere White
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Fluorescence endoscopy with 5-amino levulinic acid (ALA) reduces early recurrence rate in superficial bladder cancer
Author(s): Frank Koenig; Claus R. Riedl; Dmitri Daniltchenko; Dietmar Schnorr
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Alternative chromophores for use in light-activated surgical adhesives: optimization of parameters for tensile strength and thermal damage profile
Author(s): Grant T. Hoffman; Brian D. Byrd; Eric C. Soller; Douglas L. Heintzelman; Karen M. McNally-Heintzelman
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Raman and fluorescence spectroscopic evaluation of NIR laser welded human and porcine aorta tissues
Author(s): Alvin Katz; Alexandra Alimova; Glenn Minko; C. H. Liu; Tapan K. Gayen; Howard E. Savage; Rabindra K. Halder; Steven A. McCormick; Robert R. Alfano
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Use of an infrared temperature monitoring system to determine optimal temperature for arterial repair using light-activated surgical adhesive
Author(s): Eric C. Soller; Grant T. Hoffman; Karen M. McNally-Heintzelman
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Photoactivated methods for enabling cartilage-to-cartilage tissue fixation
Author(s): Valerie B. Sitterle; David W. Roberts
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Alternative chromophores for use in light-activated surgical adhesives
Author(s): Brian D. Byrd; Douglas L. Heintzelman; Karen M. McNally-Heintzelman
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Near-infrared laser welding of aortic and skin tissues and microscopic investigation of welding efficacy
Author(s): Tapan K. Gayen; Alvin Katz; Howard E. Savage; John Lee; M. Paul; Rabindra K. Halder; Steven A. McCormick; Robert R. Alfano
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Optimal dye concentration and power density for laser-assisted vascular anatomosis (LAVA)
Author(s): Zhen Ren; Anthony Furnary; Hua Xie; Kathryn A. Lagerquist; Allen Burke; Scott A. Prahl; Kenton W. Gregory
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Diode laser vascular welding of swine aorta under scattering light monitoring
Author(s): Sayaka Ohmori; Tsunenori Arai; Masanori Fujita; Noriko Usami; Makoto Kikuchi; Tadaaki Maehara
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CO2 laser soldering of arteriotomy incisions in blood vessels of rats using a temperature-controlled fiber optic system
Author(s): David Leshem; Tamar Vasilyev; Avi Ravid; Andrea Gat; Naam Kariv; Abraham Katzir; Eyal Gur
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Methylene blue solder re-absorption in microvascular anastomoses
Author(s): Jeremy F. Birch; J. Hepplewhite; Malcolm Frier; Peter R. F. Bell
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Experimental laser anastomosis of the large bowel: conclusive results and future prospect
Author(s): Masaki Kawahara; Shu Kuramoto; Peter Ryan
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Laser soldering for laparoscopic bonding of tissues in pigs
Author(s): Dmitry Shumalinsky; Leonid Lobik; Shmuel E. Cytron; Marissa Halpern; Tamar Vasilyev; Avi Ravid; Arye Levita; Abraham Katzir
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Haemostatic effects of laser tissue solder as a reinforcement to anastomoses with PTFE grafts
Author(s): Jeremy F. Birch; Alexander M. Seifalian; Peter R.F. Bell
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Wound healing studies of skin incisions in animal models: laser soldering versus other bonding methods
Author(s): David Simhon; Tamar Vasilyev; Tamar Brosh; Zvi Nevo; Tamar Tennenbaum; Naam Kariv; Abraham Katzir
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History of lasers in otohinolaryngology-head and neck surgery I: An overview
Author(s): Udayan K. Shah; Hugo Galera-Ruiz
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Microsurgical laser Doppler probe for simultaneous intraoperative monitoring of cochlear blood flow and electrocochleography from the round window
Author(s): Lidet Abiy; Fred Telischi; Jean-Marie A. Parel; Fabrice Manns; Ralph Saettele; Krzysztof Morawski; Ozcan Ozdamar; John Borgos; Rafael Delgado; Edward Miskiel; Erdem Yavuz
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Studies of cochlear outer hair cell membrane mechanics using optical tweezers
Author(s): David R Murdock; Sergey A. Ermilov; William E. Brownell; Bahman Anvari
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Experience with a new micro-applicator for laser surgery of recurrent polypous sinusitis
Author(s): Justus F. R. Ilgner; Martin Westhofen
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Effect of bath water temperature and immersion time on bend angle during cartilage thermoforming
Author(s): Ryan Wright; Dmitry E. Protsenko; Sergio H. Diaz; K.-H. Kevin Ho; Brian J. F. Wong
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Effect of electrode composition on electromechanical cartilage reshaping
Author(s): K.-H. Kevin Ho; Dmitry E. Protsenko; Ryan Wright; Brian J. F. Wong
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Monitoring of electrical properties during cartilage reshaping
Author(s): Dmitry E. Protsenko; Kevin Ho; Brian J. F. Wong
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Identification of chondrocyte proliferation with the flourescent-activated cell sorter following laser irradiation and thermal and mechanical treatments
Author(s): Nidhi S. Pandoh; Mai Thy Truong; Sergio H. Diaz; Kenneth Chao; Stephen Hou; David M. Gardiner; Brian J. F. Wong
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Depth-resolved detection of electrokinetic effects in cartilage using differential phase sensitive optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Jong-In Youn; Taner Akkin; Brian J. F. Wong; George M. Peavy; Thomas E. Milner
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Laser applications in pediatric airway surgery
Author(s): Amir M. Karamzadeh; Gurpreet S. Ahuja; John Duc Nguyen; Roger Crumley
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Reduction of superficial thermal injury using cryogen cooling during laser-assisted cartilage reshaping of composite cartilage grafts: preliminary investigation
Author(s): Lynn L. Chiu; Brian J. F. Wong; J. C. Chang
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Coblation in otolaryngology
Author(s): Jean Woloszko; Martin Kwende; Kenneth R. Stalder
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Holmium laser for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: old wine in a new bottle?
Author(s): Thomas Nelius; Werner T. W. de Riese
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5-aminolevulinic acid in photodynamic diagnosis and therapy of urological malignancies
Author(s): Thomas Nelius; Werner T. W. de Riese
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New surgical treatment options in patients with benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH)
Author(s): Werner T. W. de Riese; Thomas Nelius; David R. Aronoff; Bernhard T. Mittemeyer
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Interstial laser coagulation of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a minimally invasive treatment alternative
Author(s): Robert F. Ordonez; Bernhard T. Mittemeyer; David R. Aronoff; Werner T. W. de Riese
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Animal model of photodynamic-therapy-induced esophageal stricture: preliminary report
Author(s): Yaron Perry; Michael W. Epperly; Sydney Finkelstein; Edwin Klein; Joel Greenberger; James Luketich
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Measurement of mucosal capillary hemoglobin oxygen saturation in the colon by reflectance spectrophotometry
Author(s): Shai Friedland; David A. Benaron; Ilian H. Parachikov; Roy Soetikno
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Optical detection of breast cancer: a pilot clinical trial at the Massachusetts General Hospital
Author(s): Xuefeng Cheng; Jian Min Mao; Wen Zhu; Robin Bush; Daniel B. Kopans; Richard H. Moore; Maryann Chorlton
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A concept for early cancer detection and therapy
Author(s): Ronald W. Waynant; Ilko K. Ilev; Kunal Mitra
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Simulation of delivery of indocynanine green injected intravenously into the human subject for breast cancer detection
Author(s): Ping Huang; Xavier Intes; Britton Chance; Shoko Nioka
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Fluorescence-enhanced tomographic imaging in large phantoms using gain-modulated ICCD camera
Author(s): Anuradha Godavarty; Eva Marie Sevick-Muraca; Margaret J. Eppstein; Chaoyang Zhang
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Predictions of tissue denaturation during experimental laser interstitial thermotherapy for breast tumors
Author(s): Nelson Salas; Fabrice Manns; Jean-Marie A. Parel; Peter J. Milne; David B. Denham; David S. Robinson
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New approaches to total occlusions: the guiding light
Author(s): John M. Neet; P. H. Wong; J. J. R. M. Bonnier
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Macrophage-targeted photodynamic detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque
Author(s): Michael R. Hamblin; Ahmed Tawakol; Ana P Castano; Faten Gad; Touqir Zahra; Atosa Ahmadi; Jeremy Stern; Bernhard Ortel; Stephanie Chirico; Azadeh Shirazi; Sakeena Syed; James E. Muller
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Extraluminal laser angioplasty (ELAN): a new method for treating atherosclerotic vessels
Author(s): Fabian Will; Ajoy I. Singh; Wolfgang Ertmer; Herbert Welling; Holger Lubatschowski
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Localized temperature measurements while using a radio frequency total occlusion ablation system in a porcine model
Author(s): John M. Neet; Marlin R. Siglinger; Gail Palmer
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Using optical coherence tomography (OCT) for quantitative measurement of attenuation coefficients of the arterial wall
Author(s): Freek J. van der Meer; Dirk J. Faber; Maurice C.G. Aalders; Ton G. J. M. van Leeuwen
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Photodynamic therapy of acne vulgaris
Author(s): Ekaterina Yu. Ershova; Lubov N. Karimova; Sergey S. Kharnas; Sergey G. Kuzmin; Victor B. Loschenov
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Comparison of scaffold-enhanced albumin and n-butyl-cyanoacrylate adhesives for joining of tissue in a porcine model
Author(s): Karen M. McNally-Heintzelman; Jill N. Riley; Douglas L. Heintzelman
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Terahertz pulsed imaging of cancers
Author(s): Vincent P. Wallace; Ruth M. Woodward; Anthony J. Fitzgerald; E. Pickwell; Richard J. Pye; Donald D. Arnone
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Female stress urinary incontinence: standard techniques revisited and critical evaluation of innovative techniques
Author(s): Cornelia de Riese; Werner T. W. de Riese
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