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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 2671

Lasers in Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems VI
Editor(s): C. Thomas Vangsness M.D.; Kenneth Eugene Bartels D.V.M.; Lloyd P. Tate V.D.M.; Lawrence S. Bass M.D.; Rodney A. White M.D.; Graham M. Watson M.D.; Reza S. Malek M.D.; Aaron P. Perlmutter M.D.; R. Rox Anderson M.D.; R. Rox Anderson M.D.; Royice B. Everett; Douglas E. Ott M.D.

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Volume Number: 2671
Date Published: 17 May 1996

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Influence of laser radiation on the intact and atherosclerotically damaged aortic wall
Author(s): Eugeni P. Gordov; Vladimir M. Shipulin M.D.; Sergey V. Mel'chenko; Michail M. Makogon; Iren V. Sukhodolo; Katerine D. Alekseeva; Eleonora V. Saprykina
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Computational modeling of laser thrombolysis for stroke treatment
Author(s): Moshe Strauss; Peter A. Amendt; Richard A. London; Duncan J. Maitland; Michael E. Glinsky; Peter M. Celliers; David S. Bailey; David A. Young; Steven L. Jacques
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Dynamics of laser-induced transients produced by nanosecond-duration pulses
Author(s): Peter M. Celliers; Luiz Barroca Da Silva; Nicholas J. Heredia; Beth Michelle Mammini; Richard A. London; Moshe Strauss
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Visualization of microsecond laser ablation of porcine clot and gelatin under a clear liquid
Author(s): Ujwal S. Sathyam; Alan Shearin; Scott A. Prahl
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Parametric study for laser hot balloon angioplasty to suppress chronic restenosis: animal experiment
Author(s): Tsunenori Arai; Takayuki Miyake; Masami Sakurada; Akira Miyamoto M.D.; Kyoichi Mizuno; Makoto Kikuchi; Haruo Nakamura M.D.; Atsushi Utsumi; Kiyoshi Takeuchi
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Comparison of ablation channels created by the ultrapulsed CO2 laser, holmium laser, and 308-nm excimer laser in view of transmyocardial revascularization
Author(s): Anna Sachinopoulou; Rudolf M. Verdaasdonck; Johan F. Beek
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Laser-tissue interaction during transmyocardial laser revascularization
Author(s): E. Duco Jansen; Martin Frenz; Kamuran A. Kadipasaoglu; T. Joshua Pfefer; Hans Joerg Altermatt; Massoud Motamedi; Ashley J. Welch
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Selective uptake of texaphyrins in atheromatous plaque
Author(s): Kathryn W. Woodburn; Stuart W. Young M.D.; Q. Fan; David Kessel; Richard A. Miller
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Effects of benzoporphyrin derivative monoacid on balloon-injured arteries in a swine model of restenosis
Author(s): G. Michael Vincent M.D.; Jolene Fox; Suzanne Johnson; Phillipe Maragon
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Photochemotherapy of intimal hyperplasia using Psoralen activated by uv light in porcine model
Author(s): Lisa A. Buckley; Kenton W. Gregory M.D.; Deborah T. Bahlman R.N.; HanQun Shangguan; Henner Fahrenbach; Eli Rosenthal M.D.; Peter C. Block M.D.
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Laser-induced fluorescence: quantitative analysis of atherosclerotic plaque chemical content in human aorta
Author(s): Erbin Dai M.D.; David Wishart; Samir Khoury; Cyril M. Kay; Bodh I. Jugdutt; John Tulip; Alexandra Lucas
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Investigation of cavitation bubble dynamics using particle image velocimetry: implications for photoacoustic drug delivery
Author(s): HanQun Shangguan; Lee W. Casperson; Alan Shearin; Scott A. Prahl
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Endometrial ablation using SideFire laser fiber
Author(s): Royice B. Everett
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Model development of laser fiber optic endoablative treatment for primary breast cancer
Author(s): David S. Robinson M.D.; Jean-Marie A. Parel; David B. Denham; Fabrice Manns; Xochitl Gonzalez; Robert D. Schachner M.D.; Alan J. Herron M.D.; Everette C. Burdette
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Retrospective measures on applying endoscopic YAG laser to treat alimentary canal diseases from 1983 to 1995
Author(s): Rui-Zhong Wang; Ning-Xiao Wu; Su-ping Gao; Zeng-Qin Rong
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Laser ablation of normal porcine liver with the 805-nm diode laser and a diffuser fiber
Author(s): Douglas M. Cromeens D.V.M.; Peggy T. Tinkey; L. Clifton Stephens; Kenneth N. Gray
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Review of treatment of upper airway obstruction caused by various masses both malignant and nonmalignant in the horse using transendoscopic Nd:YAG laser application for treatment
Author(s): Lloyd P. Tate Jr.; Edwina D. E. Little
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Use of the diode laser (805 nm) and an angled fiber for coagulation/vaporization of the prostate in the dog
Author(s): Kenneth Eugene Bartels D.V.M.; Ernest L. Stair D.V.M.; D. Thomas Dickey; John S. Hurd; Ronald Powell; Steven A. Schafer; Robert E. Nordquist; Randall J. Willis; Donald F. Hults
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IR and He-Ne laser in the treatment of wounds and painful disorders in horses and in dogs
Author(s): Ermes Canavesio; Emanuela Casiraghi; Danilo Codazza
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Update on fluorescence spectroscopy studies of diseased skin
Author(s): Haishan Zeng; Harvey Lui M.D.; David I. McLean M.D.; Calum E. MacAulay; Branko Palcic
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Polarized light transmission through skin using video reflectometry: toward optical tomography of superficial tissue layers
Author(s): Steven L. Jacques; Martin R. Ostermeyer; Lihong V. Wang; Dawn V. Stephens
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Facial skin resurfacing with a very short-pulsed CO2 laser: beam characterization and initial histological results
Author(s): David M. Harris; Thomas Bell M.D.; Lynn From M.D.; Daniel Schachter M.D.
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Optimal parameters for laser treatment of leg telangiectasia using the Monte Carlo method
Author(s): Alwin Kienle; Raimund Hibst
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Dynamic simulations of tissue welding
Author(s): Duncan J. Maitland; David C. Eder; Richard A. London; Michael E. Glinsky; Barbara A. Soltz
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Indocyanine green degradation during high-intensity laser irradiation
Author(s): Jason Crull; Steven A. Schafer
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Bonding of human meniscal and articular cartilage with photoactive 1,8-naphthalimide dyes
Author(s): Millard M. Judy; Hany R. Nosir; Robert W. Jackson; James Lester Matthews; David E. Lewis; Ronald E. Utecht; Dongwu Yuan
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Laser tissue welding mediated with a protein solder
Author(s): Ward Small IV; Nicholas J. Heredia; Peter M. Celliers; Luiz Barroca Da Silva; David C. Eder; Michael E. Glinsky; Richard A. London; Duncan J. Maitland; Dennis L. Matthews; Barbara A. Soltz
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Contributions of wound configurations to anastomotic strengths: comparisons of argon and Ho:YAG laser-assisted rat intestine tissue welds
Author(s): Sharon L. Thomsen M.D.; Inci F. Cilesiz; Ashley J. Welch
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Laboratory and clinical experience with neodymium:YAG laser prostatectomy
Author(s): John N. Kabalin M.D.
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Laser evaporation of the prostate: preliminary findings in canines
Author(s): R. S. Kuntzman M.D.; Reza S. Malek M.D.; David M. Barrett; David G. Bostwick M.D.
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Clinical development of holmium:YAG laser prostatectomy
Author(s): John N. Kabalin M.D.
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Interstitial laser coagulation therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia
Author(s): Thomas A. McNicholas; Mohammed Alsudani
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International registry results for an interstitial laser BPH treatment device
Author(s): Richard L. Conn; Rolf Muschter M.D.; Curtis S. Adams; Victor C. Esch
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Interstitial photodynamic therapy for the prostate: a canine feasibility study
Author(s): Sugandh D. Shetty M.D.; Larry T. Sirls; Qun Chen; Fred W. Hetzel; Joseph C. Cerny M.D.
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5-ALA assisted photodynamic therapy in canine prostates
Author(s): Ronald Sroka; Rolf Muschter M.D.; Ruth Knuechel; Pia Steinbach; Aaron P. Perlmutter M.D.; Thomas Martin; Reinhold Baumgartner
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Transurethral in-vivo optical properties of the human prostate gland
Author(s): David A. Levy; Jon A. Schwartz; Martin R. Ostermeyer; Steven L. Jacques; Andrew C. von Eschenbach
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LITT on canine prostates: an in-vivo study to compare the effects of different wavelengths
Author(s): Ronald Sroka; Aaron P. Perlmutter M.D.; Thomas Martin; Rolf Muschter M.D.
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Usefulness of fluorescence photodetection of neoplastic urothelial foci in bladder cancer following intravesical instillation of delta-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA)
Author(s): Patrice Jichlinski; Martin Forrer; Jerome C. Mizeret; Daniel Braichotte; Georges A. Wagnieres; Georges Zimmer; Louis Guillou; Franz R. Schmidlin M.D.; Peter Graber M.D.; Hubert van den Bergh; Hans-Juerg Leisinger M.D.
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Holmium:YAG laser in the treatment of ureteral strictures
Author(s): Rajiv K. Singal; Hassan A. Razvi; Samuel S. Chun M.D.; John D. Denstedt M.D.; Jack L. Sales M.D.
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Use of a semiconductor diode laser in laser prostatectomy
Author(s): Ghazi Sakr; Graham M. Watson M.D.; William Lawrence
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In-vitro studies investigating the stone fragmenting parameters of the multi-YAG laser
Author(s): Timothy A. Wollin; Ronald B. Moore; John Tulip; Malcolm S. McPhee
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Preclinical assessment of the new 1440-nm-wavelength Nd:YAG laser for fragmenting ureteral calculi in an ex-vivo pig model
Author(s): Timothy A. Wollin; Ronald B. Moore; John Tulip; Walid A. Mourad; Malcolm S. McPhee
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Electromagnetic frequency considerations for the generation of heat for thermotherapy
Author(s): Victor C. Esch; Stephanos Papademetriou
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Vaporization and coagulation potentials of the new electrosurgical rollerbar devices for transurethral prostatectomy as compared to contact laser fibers
Author(s): Christiaan F. P. van Swol; Robert-Jan Hillenius; Remco J. van Vliet; Rudolf M. Verdaasdonck; Tom A. Boon
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Variable-focus side-firing endoscopic device
Author(s): Vladimir G. Lemberg; Michael Black
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Contact Laser prostatectomy: a new standard
Author(s): Leonard G. Gomella M.D.; Terry Fuller; Juan Palazzo
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High-intensity ablative/coagulative side-delivery endoscopic devices
Author(s): Millard M. Judy; James Lester Matthews; W. W. Gardetto
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Development and evaluation of pattern recognition techniques for fluorescence diagnosis of atherosclerosis
Author(s): Constantinos N. Papaodysseus; Kyriakos A. Kassis; Helen Gonis; Dido M. Yova
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Anomalous optical behavior of biological media: modifying the optical window of myocardial tissues
Author(s): Robert Splinter; M. Yasin Akhtar Raja; Robert H. Svenson
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VLAP: results immediately post-op
Author(s): Robert S. Cowles
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Can transmyocardial CO2 laser channels supply nutritive blood flow into adjacent myocardium?
Author(s): Takushi Kohmoto; Peter E. Fisher; Carolyn DeRosa; Craig R. Smith M.D.; Daniel Burkhoff
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Transurethral radio-frequency ablation of the prostate
Author(s): John N. Kabalin M.D.
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Numerical studies of bubble dynamics in laser thrombolysis
Author(s): Edward J. Chapyak; Robert P. Godwin
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Applications of ultrashort pulse lasers for hard tissue surgery
Author(s): Joseph Neev; William A. Carrasco; William B. Armstrong; Luiz Barroca Da Silva; Michael D. Feit; Dennis L. Matthews; Michael D. Perry; Alexander M. Rubenchik; Brent C. Stuart
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