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Laser Interaction with Hard and Soft Tissue
Editor(s): Martin J. C. van Gemert; Rudolf W. Steiner; Lars Othar Svaasand; Hansjoerg Albrecht

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Volume Number: 2077
Date Published: 1 February 1994

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Photodisruptive ablation of brain tissue using the first, second, and fourth harmonics of a Nd:YLF picosecond laser system
Author(s): Joerg P. Fischer; J. Dams; N. Suhm; M. H. Niemz; Marcus H. Goetz; C. Messer; Josef F. Bille
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Ablation of brain by erbium laser: study of dynamic behavior and tissue damage
Author(s): Rinaldo Cubeddu; C. Sozzi; Paola Taroni; Gianluca Valentini; Giovanni F. Bottiroli; Anna Cleta Croce
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Heat condition and destruction of tissue under the action of Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Vladimir N. Vassilyev; Sergey Serkov
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Interaction of a pulsed alexandrite laser with hard and soft biological tissue
Author(s): Lorna M. Paterson; Mark Russell Dickinson; Terence A. King; David C. Watts
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Laser effects in nonpigmented versus pigmented tissues using FiberTomeTM, Nd:YAG, and KTP
Author(s): Wendy J. Snyder; Sandor G. Vari M.D.; Vani R. Pergadia; Michael C. Fishbein M.D.; Andrew B. Weiss; J. Timothy Duffy; Reem Thomas; Wei-Qiang Shi; Stephen M. Fry; Warren S. Grundfest M.D.
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Tissue effects of Ho:YAG laser with varying fluences and pulse widths
Author(s): Sandor G. Vari M.D.; Maurits J. van der Veen; Vani R. Pergadia; Wei-Qiang Shi; J. Timothy Duffy; Andrew B. Weiss; Michael C. Fishbein M.D.; Warren S. Grundfest M.D.
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Comparative study of continuous wave and pulsed Nd:YAG laser using different fiber optic delivery systems on the lung
Author(s): Sandor G. Vari M.D.; Vani R. Pergadia; Wendy J. Snyder; J. Timothy Duffy; Andrew B. Weiss; Michael C. Fishbein M.D.; Reem Thomas; Wei-Qiang Shi; Warren S. Grundfest M.D.
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Infrared laser ablation of hard tissue
Author(s): Alexander A. Serafetinides; Mersini I. Makropoulou; G. N. Tsikrikas; Emmanuel S. Helidonis M.D.; George Kavvalos M.D.; Emil N. Sobol
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Mechanism of channel propagation in water by pulsed erbium laser radiation
Author(s): Martin Forrer; Michael Ith; Martin Frenz; Valerio Romano; Heinz P. Weber; Alexander S. Silenok; Vitali I. Konov
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Thermal and mechanical damage of corneal tissue after free-running and Q-switched mid-infrared laser ablation
Author(s): Flurin Koenz; Martin Frenz; Hans Surya Pratisto; Heinz P. Weber; Holger Lubatschowski; Omid Kermani; Wolfgang Ertmer; Hans Joerg Altermatt; Thomas Schaffner
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Bone microsurgery with IR lasers: a comparative study of thermal action at different wavelengths
Author(s): Valerio Romano; Regulo Rodriguez; Hans Joerg Altermatt; Martin Frenz; Heinz P. Weber
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Selective photodestruction in minimally invasive genital surgery
Author(s): Aurelija Vaitkuviene; Zydrunas Stankevicius; Sarunas Skirkevicius; Bronius Bareika; Valerijus Smilgevicius
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Low-power interstitial laser photocoagulation for breast cancer
Author(s): Simon A. Harries; Zahir Amin; William R. Lees M.D.; J. Cooke; Mark Smith; Martin Cook; John H. Scurr; Mark W. Kissin; Stephen G. Bown
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Investigations into the interaction of a high-power semiconductor diode laser with biological tissue
Author(s): Paula D. Youell; Mark Russell Dickinson; Terence A. King
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Interaction of 308-nm excimer laser light with temporomandibular joint related structures
Author(s): Tim Liesenhoff M.D.; Armin Funk
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Use of an ultraviolet laser in the study of thrombogenic and thromboresistant properties of microvasculature
Author(s): Nikolai N. Petrishchev; Irene Mikhailova
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Solution to the time-dependent photon transport equation
Author(s): Pingyu Liu; Robert A. Kruger
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Determination of the optical properties of tissue by spatially resolved transmission measurements and Monte Carlo simulations
Author(s): Alwin Kienle; Rudolf W. Steiner
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Dependence of image quality on optical parameters in time-resolved transillumination experiments
Author(s): Gert W. t'Hooft; Dimitrios G. Papaioannou; Jan Baselmans; Martin J. C. van Gemert
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Adaptive finite element program for automatic modeling of thermal processes during laser-tissue interaction
Author(s): Alexander N. Yakunin; Yury N. Scherbakov
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Time-resolved observation of thermal and mechanical effects in tissue models induced by short laser pulses from an optical parametric oscillator
Author(s): Guenther Paltauf; Heinz Schmidt-Kloiber
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Influence of the pulse duration on laser-induced mechanical effects
Author(s): Klaus Rink; Guy P. Delacretaz; Rene-Paul Salathe
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Effect of temperature on the absorption coefficient of water for Ho:YAG laser light
Author(s): E. Duco Jansen; Ton G. J. M. van Leeuwen; Massoud Motamedi; Cornelius Borst M.D.; Ashley J. Welch
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Possibility of measuring thermal protein denaturation by an optoacoustic method
Author(s): Gereon Huettmann; M. S. Churio; Silvia E. Braslavsky; Reginald Birngruber
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Direction-dependent penetration of red light in white matter of the brain
Author(s): Konnie M. Hebeda; Thomas Menovsky; Johan F. Beek; Martin J. C. van Gemert
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Laser photothermolysis of single blood vessels in the chick chorioallantoic membrane (CAM)
Author(s): Sol Kimel; Lars Othar Svaasand; Thomas E. Milner; Marie J. Hammer-Wilson; Michael J. Schell; J. Stuart Nelson M.D.; Michael W. Berns
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Photothermal tomography of subcutaneous chromophores
Author(s): Thomas E. Milner; Lill Tove Norvang Nilsen; Lars Othar Svaasand; N. Q. Tran; B. Samuel Tanenbaum; J. Stuart Nelson M.D.
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Light penetration in human and rabbit brains: measurements using an isotropic detector
Author(s): Ivan S. Melnik; Igor Kravchenko; Vladimir D. Rozumenko
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Tissue effects of Nd:YAG, KTP, and FiberTomeTM lasers with varying fiber tips and power settings
Author(s): Sandor G. Vari M.D.; Wendy J. Snyder; Vani R. Pergadia; Michael C. Fishbein M.D.; Andrew B. Weiss; J. Timothy Duffy; Reem Thomas; Wei-Qiang Shi; Stephen M. Fry; Warren S. Grundfest M.D.
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Plume risk
Author(s): Mario A. Trelles; Josepa Rigau; M. Velez; F. Bosch
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State of international project EU 632 STILMED: safety technology in laser medicine
Author(s): Hansjoerg Albrecht; Gerhard J. Mueller
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Influence of laser parameters on by-products during laser treatment of biological tissues
Author(s): Thomas H. Meier; Martin Spleiss; Bernd Treffler; Lothar W. Weber
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Development and application of a minimized sampling procedure for access of early reaction products in laser plume analysis
Author(s): Wolfgang Woellmer; Doina-Lucia Mihalache; Stefan Franke; Wittko Francke
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Characterization of laser-tissue interaction by laser plume species
Author(s): Hans-Juergen Weigmann; Juergen Lademann; Jochen Liebetruth
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Evaluation of laser plume distribution in operating theaters and potential risks
Author(s): Guenther Wagner; Wolfgang Waesche; Hansjoerg Albrecht; Roland Hagemann; Gerhard J. Mueller
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Particle investigation as a basis for toxicological assessment
Author(s): Wolfgang Waesche; Guenther Wagner; Hansjoerg Albrecht; Roland Hagemann; Gerhard J. Mueller
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Volatile organic components in laser and electrosurgery plume
Author(s): Hansjoerg Albrecht; Roland Hagemann; Wolfgang Waesche; Guenther Wagner; Gerhard J. Mueller
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Review on toxicology of aerosols produced during medical laser treatment or electrosurgery
Author(s): Lothar W. Weber; Thomas H. Meier
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Visualization of flow distribution at the evacuator nozzle
Author(s): J. Gruenvogel; Thomas H. Meier; Bernd Treffler; Lothar W. Weber
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Laser spectroscopic detection of molecules and radicals during laser-tissue interaction in laser plumes
Author(s): Juergen Lademann; Hans-Juergen Weigmann
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