Lasers in Neurosurgery

Lasers in Neurosurgery

by Edward F. Downing
     
 

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The introduction of lasers as surgical instruments has provided neurosurgeons with a new tool that is more delicate than those previously available. Careful use of surgical lasers results in precise removal of neoplastic tissues with minimal damage to the adjacent structures. The authors - pioneers in laser neurosurgery - critically review biophysics, indications,

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The introduction of lasers as surgical instruments has provided neurosurgeons with a new tool that is more delicate than those previously available. Careful use of surgical lasers results in precise removal of neoplastic tissues with minimal damage to the adjacent structures. The authors - pioneers in laser neurosurgery - critically review biophysics, indications, surgical techniques and the advantages and disadvantages of lasers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783211820674
Publisher:
Springer Vienna
Publication date:
12/28/1988
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989
Pages:
131
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.30(d)

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