Medical Applications of Lasers / Edition 1

Medical Applications of Lasers / Edition 1

by D.R. Vij
     
 

ISBN-10: 0792376625

ISBN-13: 9780792376620

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Springer US

Medical Applications of Lasers covers various disciplines in physical medicine which are being serviced by lasers. New techniques and procedures, which have been developed and are being used, have been incorporated by international researchers in their respective chapters of the book.
Ophthalmology, cardiology, tomography, urology, lithotripsy, dermatology,

Overview

Medical Applications of Lasers covers various disciplines in physical medicine which are being serviced by lasers. New techniques and procedures, which have been developed and are being used, have been incorporated by international researchers in their respective chapters of the book.
Ophthalmology, cardiology, tomography, urology, lithotripsy, dermatology, dentistry and gynaecology are among the eleven chapters comprising the book.
The book will cater to a wide spectrum of readership associated with hospitals, medical institutions and universities worldover, including the medical instrument industry. Both teachers and students in the medical faculties will find the book especially useful.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792376620
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
375
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Contributing Authors. 1. Elements of Laser Emission Process; K. Mahesh, D.R. Vij. 2. Laser-Tissue Interaction; C.H.G. Wright, S.F. Barrett, A.J. Welch. Appendix: Helpful Mathematical Relations. 3. Laser Ophthalmology; S.F. Barrett, C.H.G. Wright, A.J. Welch. 4. Laser Cardiology: Part-A: Laser Therapy and Diagnosis; S. Einav. Part-B: Some Case Studies; M. Okada. 5. Laser Tomography; D.A. Zimnyakov, V.V. Tuchin. 6. Lasers in Urology; S.K. Sharma, A.K. Hemal. 7. Lasers in Lithotripsy; T.A. Wollin, R.B. Moore. 8. Laser Dermatology; G. Dougherty, T. Ryan. 9. Laser Dentistry; M.H. Niemz. 10. Lasers in Gynaecology; D. Takkar, A. Sinha. 11. Laser Safety in Medicine; K. Barat. Resource Material. Appendix: Glossary of Terms in Lasers and Devices. Subject Index.

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