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Optical Fibers in Medicine VIII
Editor(s): Abraham Katzir

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Volume Number: 1893
Date Published: 28 May 1993

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Hard-plastic-clad-silica optical fibers: the first decade
Author(s): Bolesh J. Skutnik
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High-performance silica/silica fiber for endoscopic applications
Author(s): Brian P. McCann
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Optical fibers with enhanced performance for excimer laser power transmission at 308 nm
Author(s): Heinz Fabian; Ulrich Grzesik; Georg Hillrichs; Walter Neu
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Advanced ESPI-based medical instruments for otolaryngology
Author(s): James Castracane; M. Conerty; Anthony T. Cacace; Glendon M. Gardner; Mitchell B. Miller; Steven M. Parnes
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Ultrathin fiberscope for stereoscopic vision
Author(s): Keiji Kaneda; T. Ohashi; Takashi Tsumanuma; Kazuo Sanada
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Confocal microscopy via a fiber optic imaging bundle
Author(s): David J. Aziz; Arthur F. Gmitro
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Laser Doppler fiberscope anemometer for in-vivo blood flow measurements
Author(s): Shmuel Einav
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Scanning fiber optic microscope for microendoscopy with gradient-index lens probe
Author(s): Linas Giniunas; Rimas Juskaitis; Sergey V. Shatalin
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Hollow waveguides for IR applications
Author(s): Nathan I. Croitoru
Infrared glass fiber cables for CO laser medical applications
Author(s): Tsunenori Arai; Kyoichi Mizuno; Koji Sensaki M.D.; Makoto Kikuchi; Tamishige Watanabe; Atsushi Utsumi; Kiyoshi Takeuchi; Yoshiro Akai
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MIR fiber tools for CO2 laser medicine
Author(s): Vjacheslav G. Artioushenko; Vitali I. Konov; Alexander P. Kryukov; Eugenii A. Kuzin; Alexander A. Lerman; A. O. Nabatov; Andrew B. Tsiboulia; Victor I. Masychev; V. I. Klymenko; Kelly B. Moran; Wolfgang Neuberger
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Flexible waveguides for transmission of IR radiation and surgical applications
Author(s): Nathan I. Croitoru; Israel Gannot; Jacob Dror; A. Imber; Isaac Kaplan M.D.; Shlomo Calderon D.D.S.
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Chalcogenide and chalcohalide optical fibers in medicine and optical sensors
Author(s): Dimitrij Lezal; K. Konak; B. Petrovska
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Applications of MIR fibers for medical diagnostics
Author(s): Vjacheslav G. Artioushenko; Vitali I. Konov; Alexander A. Lerman; Alexander P. Kryukov; Eugenii A. Kuzin; Victor G. Plotnichenko; Wolfgang Neuberger
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Percutaneous transluminal angioscopy of the pulmonary artery
Author(s): Tomomitsu Oshima; Junichi Hirose M.D.; Michihiko Sasaki M.D.; Osamu Morizuki; Yasumi Uchida M.D.
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Percutaneous angioscopy of aorta
Author(s): Michihiko Sasaki M.D.
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Percutaneous cardioscopy of the cardiac chambers in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Author(s): Yoshiharu Fujimori M.D.; Yasumi Uchida M.D.; Fumitaka Nakamura M.D.; Takanobu Tomaru M.D.; Atsuko Miwa M.D.; Junichi Hirose M.D.; Michihiko Sasaki M.D.; Tomomitsu Oshima; Hiroyuki Tsubouchi
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Angioscopic observation of coronary lesions in Kawasaki disease
Author(s): Hiromi Ishikawa
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Percutaneous fiber optic angioscopy of the left ventricle in patients with rheumatic valvular disease
Author(s): Junichi Hirose M.D.; Tomomitsu Oshima; Yoshiharu Fujimori M.D.; Yasumi Uchida M.D.
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Excimer laser beam delivery systems for medical applications
Author(s): Uichi Kubo; Yuichi Hashishin; Kazuyuki Okada; Hiroyuki Tanaka
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Forming of laser beams by optical fibers with beveled tips
Author(s): Ivan S. Melnik; Manfred Fischer; Gabriela Flemming; Raimund Hibst
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Third-generation cylindrical diffusers for medical use
Author(s): A. Charles Lytle; Hugh L. Narciso; David V. Spain; Daniel R. Doiron
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Cylindrically distributing optical fiber tip for uniform laser illumination of hollow organs
Author(s): Giovanni A. Buonaccorsi; T. Burke; Alexander J. MacRobert; P. D. Hill; Matthias Essenpreis; Timothy N. Mills
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Antithrombotic and thrombolytic effects of antithrombin: comparison with either heparin or defibrase
Author(s): Takanobu Tomaru M.D.; Fumitaka Nakamura M.D.; Atsuko Miwa M.D.; Yoshiharu Fujimori M.D.; Yasumi Uchida M.D.
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Tissue differentiation using laser-induced shock waves by detection of acoustic transients through an optical wave-guide
Author(s): Johannes Tschepe; Thomas Ahrens; Juergen Helfmann; Gerhard J. Mueller; Valentin P. Gapontsev
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Infrared power transmission through fluoride glass and sapphire optical fibers
Author(s): Glenn N. Merberg; Ronald W. Waynant
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Light distribution from optical fiber diffusers
Author(s): Anpei Pan; Dipak R. Biswas
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All-silica optical fibers with reduced losses beyond two microns
Author(s): Alexander V. Shakhanov; Konstantin M. Golant; Alexander N. Perov; Sergey D. Rumyantsev; Alexander G. Shebunyaev; Ivan I. Cheremisin; Sergey A. Popov
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Flexible waveguides for the delivery of high-power Er-YAG laser radiation
Author(s): Israel Gannot; Stephan Schruender; Thomas P. Ertl; Johannes Tschepe; Jacob Dror; Gerhard J. Mueller; Nathan I. Croitoru
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