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Advanced Applications for Hand-Held Surgical CO[sub]2[/sub] Lasers
Author(s): L . V. Sutter Jr.
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Paper Abstract

The use of laser in medicine has grown rapidly in the past decade. Medical specialties such as ophthalmology, dermatology and podiatry now use lasers as standard surgical tools. Recently new technology has led to the development of hand-held surgical lasers that are highly portable, compact in size and easily manipulated. This technology breakthrough has opened the medical fields of orthopedic and cardiac surgery to the use of lasers with positive clinical results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 August 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0605, Optical and Laser Technology in Medicine, (5 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.956341
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L . V. Sutter Jr., Directed Energy, Inc., (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0605:
Optical and Laser Technology in Medicine
Robert J. Landry; David H. Sliney; Robert Scott, Editor(s)

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