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Experimental Studies Of Ondoscopic Local Hyperthermia With Nd: YA3 Laser (Laserthermia)
Author(s): Sohtaro Suzuki; Hiruyuki Narumi; Jun Aoki; Takeshi Miwa; Norio Daikuzono
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Paper Abstract

In 1983, we initiated experimental and clinical studies of endoscopic Nd:YAG laser treatment with SLT contact probes for endoscopy comparing with the non-contact quartz fiber, in order to evaluate the histological effects and safety to each method. The first computer-controlled endoscopic loval hyperthermia (Laserthermia) system was developed and reported at the 6th Meeting of the Japanease SOciety for Laser Medicine in Sep. 1985. We named interstitial local hyperthermia with Nd:YAG laser, "Laserthermia". Recent 3 years, technical and histological studies for treatment of the gastric cancer were carried out and reported in the SPIE's symposium. In this paper, newly developed the single channel method, and histological studies by Laserthermia to the human gastric cancer transplanted to the nude mice were discussed.

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Date Published: 11 September 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1066, Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems, (11 September 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952059
Show Author Affiliations
Sohtaro Suzuki, Tokai University (Japan)
Hiruyuki Narumi, Tokai University (Japan)
Jun Aoki, Tokai University (Japan)
Takeshi Miwa, Tokai University (Japan)
Norio Daikuzono, Surgical Laser Technologies Japan Co. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1066:
Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems
Kazuhiko Atsumi M.D.; Norman R. Goldblatt; Stephen N. Joffe M.D., Editor(s)

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