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Ablation efficiency determination using the 1.44-um neodymium:YAG laser
Author(s): Allen T. Brillhart M.D.
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Paper Abstract

In order to establish a practical way of evaluating the efficiency of an arthroscopic laser system, specifically the new 1.44 micron Neodymium:YAG laser system, a simple experiment was carried out at the Carl Zeiss Laboratory in Princeton, New Jersey. A new parameter, laser efficiency as it applies to tissue ablation is introduced, LETA or ablation efficiency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 July 1993
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1880, Lasers in Orthopedic, Dental, and Veterinary Medicine II, (21 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.148332
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Allen T. Brillhart M.D., Northeast Florida Orthopaedics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1880:
Lasers in Orthopedic, Dental, and Veterinary Medicine II
Dov Gal D.V.M.; Stephen J. O'Brien M.D.; C. T. Vangsness M.D.; Joel M. White D.D.S.; Harvey A. Wigdor D.D.S., Editor(s)

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