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Applications of lasers in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: technical considerations and future directions
Author(s): Raymond J. Lanzafame M.D.
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Paper Abstract

Interest in lasers has increased exponentially due to the meteoric growth of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. This paper reviews the laser technologies available for laparoscopic use. The relative merits and liabilities for each wavelength and delivery system are discussed. Considerations for future developments of these technologies are provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1421, Lasers in Urology, Laparoscopy, and General Surgery, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43931
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Raymond J. Lanzafame M.D., Rochester General Hospital/Univ. of Rochester School of Medi (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1421:
Lasers in Urology, Laparoscopy, and General Surgery
Graham M. Watson M.D.; Rudolf W. Steiner; Joseph J. Pietrafitta M.D., Editor(s)

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