LASER Optoelectronics in Medicine: Proceedings of the 7th Congress International Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine in Connection with Laser 87 Optoelectronics

LASER Optoelectronics in Medicine: Proceedings of the 7th Congress International Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine in Connection with Laser 87 Optoelectronics

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988)

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ISBN-13: 9783540181309
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 05/30/1988
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Pages: 792
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Science.- Laser Hospital — It’s Clinical and Engineering Results —.- Remotized Laser Beam Distribution System for Surgical Applications.- Diffusely Reflecting Surfaces for Laser Surgical Instruments.- Excimer Laser for Medicine — Prospects for Computer Guided Surgery.- A New Argon Laser System with Kaleidoscanner and Its Clinical Applications.- The Clinical Potential of the Holmium Laser.- Medical Applications of KrF Excimer Laser.- Comparative Study on Excimer, CO2 and Nd:YAG Laser for Biological Tissue Cutting.- Neodymium-YAG Laser at 1064 and 1320 NM: Laser-Tissue Interaction at Varying Irradiation Parameters and Application Techniques.- Photoablation Threshold of Human Aorta as a Function of Wavelength.- First Experiences with Disposable Fibre Delivery Systems for the Neodym:YAG Laser.- Infrared Plastic Waveguides for Surgical Applications.- Hollow Light Guide for Medical CO2 Laser.- Medical Applications of Silver Halide Optical Fibers.- Detection and Analysis of the Ultra-Weak Photon Emission from Various Biological Materials.- Miniaturized Optoelectronic Transceiver for Application and Pick-Up of Biological Signals.- Applications of Optical Phase Conjugation in Medicine.- Potential Applications of Lasers in Diagnosis and Preoperative Assessment of Lesions Using Three Dimensional Imaging.- Neurosurgery.- Homo Faber Amplificus Lucis — State of the Art.- Lasers in Neurosurgery — State of the Art.- The Use of Contact Laser in Neurosurgery.- A Review of 500 Cases of Brain Tumors Operated with Multiple Laser Sources in Comparison with Conventional Tools.- Laser-Assisted Nerve Anastomoses using A 1,3 µm Nd:YAG Laser with Long-Term Observations.- Time Course of the Blood-Brain Barrier Defect Following Laser Irradiation and Other Injuries of the Rat Forebrain.- Effect of Nd: YAG Laser at 1.44 µm on Rabbit Brain.- Use of the Nd: YAG Laser in Microsurgery of Intracranial Tumors.- Surgery and Plastic Surgery.- The CO2-Laser in Clinical Surgery Past, Present and Future — State of the Art.- Operative Treatment of Hemorrhoids with CO2-Laser and Neodym:YAG Laser Respectively.- Endobronchial Laser Therapy in Pneumological Emergency.- Surgery of Breast Cancer with the CO2-Laser — Report on 449 Operations.- The Combined 1,06 µm and 1,32 µm Nd.YAG Laser in Surgery.- Clinical Experiences in Laser Resection of Liver, Spleen and Kidney in Children — Indications and Morphological Results.- Postoperative Analgesia and Nd:YAG Laser Surgery.- Application of the Laser Speckle Method for the Blood Flow Determination at Patients with Arterial Occlusive Disease.- Two Step Emergency Treatment of Malignant Tracheal Stenoses.- Morphological Peculiarities in Laser Wounds Healing.- Comparative Assessment of Conventional and Laser Treatment for Suppurative Wounds.- 12-Year Experience of CO2-Laser Application in Surgeries on Hollow Organs of Gastro-Intestinal Tract.- Morphologic Aspects of Nd:YAG Laser Application on Lung Tissue.- Indication and Technique of Laserapplication in Pancreas-Resection in Children — First Results.- Ultrasonographic Guided Lasertherapy for Liver Cancers — Experimental Temperature Measurements and Clinical Application.- Application of the CO2-Laser in Thoracic Surgery.- Use of Carbon Dioxide Laser in Genital System Corrective or Reconstructive Surgery.- Laser Scalpel in Pancreatic Surgery.- Experience with the Use of CO2 Laser and Infrared Low Energy Laser in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the Face.- Hemorrhoidectomy and Fistulectomy with Nd:YAG Laser.- The Effects of Laser Smoke on the Lungs of Rats.- Orthopaedy.- CO2 Laser in Orthopaedic Surgery.- Laser as an Operative Tool in Endoscopic Operations in Orthopaedic Surgery.- Gastroenterology.- Endoscopic Laser Treatment in the Gastrointestinal Tract — State of the Art.- Endoscopic Nd:YAG Laserthermia: Experimental Study on Carcinoma-Bearing BDF1 Mice.- Endoscopic Nd:YAG Laserthermia in Depressed Early Gastric Carcinoma.- Psychological and Quality of Life Analysis of the Palliative Treatment of Oesophageal Cancer.- Nd:YAG Laser Treatment of Malignant Gastrointestinal Tumors.- Clinic Experience in Endoscopic YAG-Laser Therapy for Large Intestinal Polyps.- New Vascular Occlusion Method with Lateral Laser Aiming Probe.- Nd:YAG Laser in the Management of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Relation to Intensity.- Lasers in Rectosigmoid Tumors.- Endoscopic Electric Surgery and Nd:YAG Laser Therapy for Gastrointestinal Cancers.- Bleeding Ulcers — Results with Nd-YAG Laser Coagulation.- Nd:YAG Laser Treatment in Early Gastric Cancer in our Institution.- Nd.YAG Laser with Water Jet Stream — A New Transmission System with a Water-Guided Laser Beam.- Laser Treatment of Colorectal Tumors — Initial Results of Clinical Studies with the Nd:YAG Laser, Wavelength 1318 NM.- Laser Treatment of a Stenosis after Continuity Resection of the Colon.- Gynecology.- Laser Diagnostic Cylindrical Excision versus Cold Knife Conization — A Clinical Experience of 60 Cases.- CO2 Laser-Application in the Lower Female Genitaltract for Treatment of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia, Bartholin Duct Cysts and Condylomata Acuminata.- New Methods in Treatment of the Portio Dysplasias by Carbon Dioxide Laser.- Immediate, Short and Long-Term Effects of CO2 Laser Therapy on Cervical Epithelium.- Treatment of Condylomata Acuminata by Means of CO2 Laser.- The Use of Contact Laser Probe in Gynecological Endoscopy.- The Nd:YAG Laser-Sapphire Tip in Reproductive Surgery — A Preliminary Report.- Sapphire Tip in Treatment of Recurrence of Breast Cancer of the Vulva and Tumor Reduction.- Nd:YAG Laser-Sapphire Tip in Operative Hysteroscopy — A Preliminary Report.- Histological Differences in the Tissue-Effect; As Well as the Healing Process after the Uterotomy Performed on Rats with the Use of CO2 Laser (Sharplan 1060) — Super-Pulsed Wave versus Continuous Wave.- Complementary Laser Application in Gynaecology.- Clinical Experience on CO2 Laser-Treatment of Vaginal and Vulval Diseases.- Laser Technique for Non-Surgical Female Sterilization and Reversal of Sterilization by Tissue Welding.- Urology.- Lasers in Urology — State of the Art.- Laser Assisted Urethrotomia Interna.- Contact Nd:YAG Laser Surgery in Urology.- Value of the Neodymium:YAG Laser in the Therapy of Penile Carcinoma.- Induratio Penis Plastica: Laser-Chemo-Therapeutic Treatment.- Transurethral Laser Surgery for Bladder Tumor. With Reference to Tumor Recurrence.- Argonlaser-Urethrotomy in Male: Results and Problems.- Endoscopic YAG-Laser Therapy for Localised Carcinoma of the Prostate.- Carcinoma of the Penis Treated with the Neodymium:YAG Laser.- Ultrasound Guided Lasertreatment of Urothelial Tumors.- Histopathological Findings of Biopsies Gained from Urothelial Tumors Following Laser Therapy.- Laser Application in Pediatric Urology.- Comparative Study of Microvascular Anastomosis Using a CO2 Laser, a Neodymium:YAG Laser and Conventional Suture Techniques.- Laser Surgery of the Bladder Neck and Prostate.- Laser Neonydium YAG in Urology.- Lithotripsy.- Laser-Induced Shock Wave Lithotripsy (LISL)-Biologic Effects and First Clinical Application.- Laser Lithotripsy: Measurement of Pressure and Shock-Waves in Stones.- Laser Induced Shockwaves for Medical Applications.- Physical Foundations of the Laser-Induced Shockwave Lithotripsy (LISL).- Laser Fragmentation of Urinary Calculi: In Vitro Studies.- Laser-Induced Shock Wave Lithotripsy (LISL).- Laser Lithotripsy of Gallstones by Means of Pulsed Nd:YAG Lasers.- Gallstone — Lithotripsy by Pulsed Nd:YAG Laser.- ENT.- Laser Surgery — ENT (Upper Aero-Digestive Tract) — State of the Art.- Endoscopic Therapy of Laryngeal Carcinomas with the CO2 Laser.- Vaporization of Oro-Pharyngeal Lymphoid Tissues — Indications, Techniques and Results in 40 Cases.- Benefit and Risks of Laser Surgery in Carcinomas of the Larynx and Pharynx.- Laser Turbinectomy.- CO2 Laser Microsurgery in Choanal Atresia — How to Protect the Alar Skin from Burning.- Use of a Microspot Micromanipulator for CO2 Laser Surgery in Otolaryngology.- Role of Laser Surgery in the Management of Recurrent Malignancies at the Base of Skull.- Reform of Traditional Treatment of Nasal Polyps by Using Laser.- Oral Surgery.- Progress Report on Laser Therapy in Oral and Maxillo-Facil Surgery.- The Carbon Dioxide Laser in Oral Surgery.- Socio-Economic Appraisal of Dental Treatment Using CO2 Laser.- The Advantages of the CO2 Laser Beam in Intentional Replantation, Implantation.- Conventional and Nd:YAG Laser Hyperthermia (Laserthermia): Effects on Rabbit Tongue Tissue.- Neodynium:YAG Laser in Oral Cancer Report of 200 Cases — Minimum Follow Up of One Year.- Thermal Combination of Dental Alloys with a Commercial Nd:GLASS Compact-Laser.- Cardiology / Angiology.- Applicability of 10 Watt Argon-Laser to Recanalisation of Obliterated Arterial Segments.- Cardiovascular Stability during Contact Nd:YAG Laser Surgery in the Abdominal Cavity.- Fundamental Research in Laser Angioplasty(1): Effects of Nd:YAG, Argon-Ion and Excimer Lasers on Human Aortic Wall with or without Atheromatous Plaque.- Morphological Basis for Laser Isolation of the Ectopic Foci in Atria.- Energy Threshold for Argon Laser Ablation of Arterial Plaque.- An Evaluation of Prostaglandin Activity and Pathologic Changes Following Carbon Dioxide Laser Endarterectomy.- Laser Application in the Fields of Cardiovascular Surgery; Experimental and Clinical Studies.- Laser Angioplasty by Means of Sapphire Contact Probe.- Ophthalmology.- The Use of Nd:YAG Laser in the Treatment of Hyperplastic Persistent Pupillary Membrane.- Intraocular Microsurgery by Shortpulsed Nd:YAG Laser Effects, Clinical Application and Its Microsurgical Alternatives.- Infrared Versus Visible Laser Photocoagulation in the Treatment of Specific Eye Diseases.- The Role of Heat Dissipation in Living Tissue during and after Laser Exposure.- Our Clinical Experience with the New Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope — A Preliminary Report.- Interaction of Q-Switched and Mode-Locked Nd:YAG Laser Pulsed with Ocular Media: An Experimental Analysis.- Intraocular Pressure Changes after Nd:YAG Laser Capsulotomy.- Corneal Laser Trauma.- Dermatology.- Laser Dermatology — State of the Art.- Argon Laser Treatment of Portwine Stain, Its Application and Limitations.- Laser Treatment of Cutan and Deep Vessel Anomalies.- Argon Laser Photodermoabration for Cicatrical Acne Sequella Treatment.- Possibilities for the Increase of the Coagulation Depth in Skin with the Argonlaser.- Improvement of Therapy Results in Treatment of Port Wine Stains with the Argonlaser.- New Light Guide with a Sapphire Tip for the Argon Laser.- A Comparative Study of the Wavelength Dependent Effect of the Argon, Nd:YAG and CO2 Lasers in Ddy Mouse Skin.- Effects of Laserlight of Low Power Density on Sebaceous Glands.- Large Scale Treatment of Dermatoses Using HeNe and Ir Laser Radiation.- Tunable Lasers in Dermatology: Determination of Action Spectra.- Morphologic Effects of Short Argon and Dye Laser Pulses.- CO2 Laser Microsurgery for Skin Lesions.- CO2 Laser and Cavernous Haemangiomas.- Dermabrasion Versus CO2 Laser in the Removal of Tattoos — A Comparative Study.- Nd:YAG Laser Ablation of Superficial Varices.- Possibility of Treating Hyperpigmented Skin Lesions Using the Nd:YAG Laser.- Nd:YAG Laser Treatment of Tattoos.- The Percutaneous and Subcutaneous Application of the Nd:YAG Laser for Animal Experiments.- New Diode Laser for Immediate Pain Attenuation Following Snowy Dry Ice Treatment for Naevus of Ohta.- Abnormal Skin Microcirculatory Reflex in Diabetic Patients with Autonomic Neuropathy Detected by the Use of Laser Doppler Flowmeter.- PDT.- PDT — State of the Art.- Endoscopic Nd:YAG Laser Photocoagulation in Oncology: A 5 Year Experience.- The Effects of Photoradiation Therapy and Hyperthermia on Mice Bearing Subcutaneous Tumor.- Laser Inactivation of Blast Lymphocytes by Photodynamic Effect with Hematoporphyrin Species.- Two-Photon Excited Visible Fluorescence and Photodynamical Effect of Pheophorbide a on Cultured Tumor Cells Using a Nd:YAG Laser.- Intracellular and in Vivo Composition of Hematoporphyrin Derivative by Various Fluorescent Components.- Dynamical Processes Associated with Singlet Oxygen Generations in Porphyrin Solutions.- An in Vitro Comparison of Laser Parameters for Photodynamic Therapy.- Histological Analysis of Cottontail Rabbit Papilloma Virus-Induced Papillomas Treated with Hematoporphyrin Photodynamic Therapy.- Biodistribution of Indium-III Dihematoporphyrin Ether in Papillomas and Body Tissues and Its Relevance to Photodynamic Therapy.- Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) of Superficial Bladder Tumor.- HPD Mediated Photochemotherapy for Selective Treatment of Leukemic Cells VS Normal Cells.- Indirect Appreciation of the PDT Effect on the Tumor Vasculature.- “Rosette” Argon Laser Phototherapy with Rhodamine 123: A New Method for Eradication of Melanoma Tumors in Nude Mice.- Photodynamic Therapy of Oral Cancer in Hamsters.- Low Power Laser/Biostimulation.- Low Power Laser in Medicine and Surgery — State of the Art.- Effects of Low Dose Laser Radiation on Bacterial Growth.- Preliminary Observation and Approach of the Laser Biological Effect of the Immune Liver RNA in the Action of Malignant Tumor.- Low Power CO2 Laser Treatment of the Facial Neoplasm — 3,000 Patients.- Studies of Laser-Induced Cell Growth with Yeast in Continuous Culture.- The Concept of “Biologon” and the Influence of Laser Light on Vital Activities.- Low Energy Laser Irradiation Prevents the Early Morphological and Electrophysiological Effects of Optic Nerve Injury.- Application of the CO2 Laser in the Rheumatoid Hand.- Na+-K+ Transport, Cotransport and Cell Volume of Rats Erythrocytes Submitted to Helium-Neon Laser Radiation.- Biological Effects of Low Laser Irradiation on Cultivated Rat Brain Cells.- Immunological Aspects of Laser Therapy.- Low Power Laser Radiation Acts on Mast Cells Degranulation.- Data for Laser Biostimulation in Wound-Healing.- Clinical Experience on Mix HeNe and I.R. Low Energy Laser — a Review of 404 Cases.- Laser Treatment of Backpain and Enthesiopathy in Ankylosing Spondylarthritis.- A Double Blind Study of Low Power HeNe Laser Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis.- Postoperative Helium-Neon-Laser Irradiation in the Face and Neck Region.- Laser Stimulation Therapy Using a Diode Laser.- Treatment of Peripheral and Central Nervous Systems after Injury Using Low Energy Laser Irradiation: Experimental Results.- Investigations on Different Laser Wavelengths and Power in Peripheral and Central Nervous System.- Effect of Low Power Laser Radiation on Experimental Burns and their Application in Clinics.- Effect of Laser Radiation Over Zusanli Point on Egg of the Aged.- Preliminary Study on the Biostimulation of Low Power Laser Therapy.- Histological Evaluation of Effect of Low Power Laser on the Synovial Membrane of Rheumatic Arthritis.- Cont. Wave Infrared Low Power Application Significantly Accelerates Chronic Pain Relief Rehabilitation of Professional Athletes. A Double Blind Study.

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