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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2013
  • ISBN : 9780857097545
  • Page : 832 pages
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Lasers have a wide and growing range of applications in medicine. Lasers for Medical Applications summarises the wealth of recent research on the principles, technologies and application of lasers in diagnostics, therapy and surgery. Part one gives an overview of the use of lasers in medicine, key principles of lasers and radiation interactions with tissue. To understand the wide diversity and therefore the large possible choice of these devices for a specific diagnosis or treatment, the respective types of the laser (solid state, gas, dye, and semiconductor) are reviewed in part two. Part three describes diagnostic laser methods, for example optical coherence tomography, spectroscopy, optical biopsy, and time-resolved fluorescence polarization spectroscopy. Those methods help doctors to refine the scope of involvement of the particular body part or, for example, to specify the extent of a tumor. Part four concentrates on the therapeutic applications of laser radiation in particular branches of medicine, including ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, urology, gynecology, otorhinolaryngology (ORL), neurology, dentistry, orthopaedic surgery and cancer therapy, as well as laser coatings of implants. The final chapter includes the safety precautions with which the staff working with laser instruments must be familiar. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, this important book summarizes international achievements in the field of laser applications in medicine in the past 50 years. It provides a valuable contribution to laser medicine by outstanding experts in medicine and engineering. Describes the interaction of laser light with tissue Reviews every type of laser used in medicine: solid state, gas, dye and semiconductor Describes the use of lasers for diagnostics

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Lasers for Medical Applications

Lasers for Medical Applications
  • Author : Helena Jelínková
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • ISBN : 9780857097545
GET THIS BOOKLasers for Medical Applications

Lasers have a wide and growing range of applications in medicine. Lasers for Medical Applications summarises the wealth of recent research on the principles, technologies and application of lasers in diagnostics, therapy and surgery. Part one gives an overview of the use of lasers in medicine, key principles of lasers and radiation interactions with tissue. To understand the wide diversity and therefore the large possible choice of these devices for a specific diagnosis or treatment, the respective types of the

Lasers for Medical Applications

Lasers for Medical Applications
  • Author : Helena Jelínková
  • Publisher : Woodhead Pub Limited
  • Release Date : 2013
  • ISBN : 0857092375
GET THIS BOOKLasers for Medical Applications

Lasers have a wide and growing range of applications in medicine. Lasers for Medical Applications summarises the wealth of recent research on the principles, technologies and application of lasers in diagnostics, therapy and surgery. Part one gives an overview of the use of lasers in medicine, key principles of lasers and radiation interactions with tissue. To understand the wide diversity and therefore the large possible choice of these devices for a specific diagnosis or treatment, the respective types of the

Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine

Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine
  • Author : Keyvan Nouri
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-08-29
  • ISBN : 9783319762203
GET THIS BOOKLasers in Dermatology and Medicine

Along with its sister dermatologic volume, this comprehensive textbook of laser technology covers the use of lasers in cardiac procedures, control of intraocular pressure, urological procedures, neurological use, dentistry, gynaecology and surgical applications. Chapters are formatted in an easy to follow format with clear concise sections with bulleted summaries to highlight key points. Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine: Dental and Medical Applications provides detailed explanations of when lasers can be of use how to use them across a range of

Lasers in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy: Basics, Applications and Future Prospects

Lasers in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy: Basics, Applications and Future Prospects
  • Author : Christoph Gerhard,Stephan Wieneke
  • Publisher : Institute of Physics Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-09-20
  • ISBN : 0750320230
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Lasers in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy: Basics, applications and future prospects provides an overview on medical lasers and laser systems as well as laser applications in medical diagnosis and therapy. Since it was written by physicists, it focusses on the physics and underlying mechanisms of laser diagnosis and therapy.

Applied Laser Medicine

Applied Laser Medicine
  • Author : H. Breuer,N. Krasner,T. Okunata,D. Sliney
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • ISBN : 9783642189791
GET THIS BOOKApplied Laser Medicine

This handbook is intended for the advanced specialist and for the practitioner interested in the application of lasers in medicine. It provides summaries of all available medical laser systems and their clinical use. The first part introduces basic laser physics, including laser-tissue interactions as well as technical equipment and particular techniques developed for medical use in connection with laser. The second part of the text covers all areas of laser application in medicine and has been written by senior specialists

Aesthetic Laser Therapy

Aesthetic Laser Therapy
  • Author : Javad A. Sajan, M.d.
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-01-01
  • ISBN : 1634843002
GET THIS BOOKAesthetic Laser Therapy

Since the invention of the ruby laser in the late 20th century, scientists and physicists have been keen on identifying its usage to cure and treat various dermatological and cosmetic skin conditions. Continuous work and experiments have led to the improvement of the various laser systems which are now able to treat many imperfections of the skin and certain skin ailments, along with scarring that might result from an injury or disease. Aesthetic Laser Therapy: Principles, Medical Applications, and Long-Term

Laser-Tissue Interactions

Laser-Tissue Interactions
  • Author : Markolf H. Niemz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-14
  • ISBN : 9783662047170
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Basic concepts such as the optical and thermal properties of tissue, the various types of tissue ablation, and optical breakdown and its related effects are treated in detail. Special attention is given to mathematical tools (Monte Carlo simulations, the Kubelka—Munk theory etc.) and approved techniques (photodynamic therapy, laser-induced interstitial thermotherapy etc.). The part on applications reviews clinically relevant methods in modern medicine using the latest references. The last chapter covers today’s standards of laser safety, with a careful

Medical Applications of Lasers

Medical Applications of Lasers
  • Author : D.R. Vij,K. Mahesh
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-27
  • ISBN : 9781461509295
GET THIS BOOKMedical Applications of Lasers

A careful review of the literature covering various aspects of applications of lasers in science and technology reveals that lasers are being applied very widely throughout the entire gamut of physical medicine. After surveying the current developments taking place in the field of medical applications of lasers, it was considered appropriate to bring together these efforts of international research scientists and experts into one volume. It is with this aim that the editors have prepared this volume which brings current

Femtosecond Technology for Technical and Medical Applications

Femtosecond Technology for Technical and Medical Applications
  • Author : Friedrich Dausinger,Friedemann Lichtner,Holger Lubatschowski
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2004-10-14
  • ISBN : 3540201149
GET THIS BOOKFemtosecond Technology for Technical and Medical Applications

A comprehensive overview of the principles and applications of femtosecond lasers, especially applied to medicine and to production technology. The advantages and problems of ultrashort laser pulses are discussed in more detail in the context of applications in the micro-machining of technical materials such as drilling, surface structuring and cutting, in medical use like dental, ophthalmologic, neurological and otolaryngological applications, in metrology, and in the generation of x-rays. Safety aspects are also considered.

Tunable Laser Applications

Tunable Laser Applications
  • Author : F.J. Duarte
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02-22
  • ISBN : 9781498788144
GET THIS BOOKTunable Laser Applications

Broadly tunable lasers continue to have a tremendous impact in many and diverse fields of science and technology. From a renaissance in laser spectroscopy to Bose-Einstein condensation, the one nexus is the tunable laser. Tunable Laser Applications describes the physics and architectures of widely applied tunable laser sources. Fully updated and ex

Lasers in Medicine

Lasers in Medicine
  • Author : Ronald W. Waynant
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2001-12-20
  • ISBN : 9781420040746
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The use of lasers in medical practice has dramatically increased over the years. Lasers and modern optics have largely been unexplored in medical science. This contributed work is both optimistic and cautionary in its expert evaluation of the state-of-the-art medical use of laser technology. The use of lasers to improve upon conventional practice is highlighted in the foreword by the late Dr. Leon Goldman, widely regarded as the father of laser medicine. Focused on filling a need for a "basic

Medical Applications of Laser Molecular Imaging and Machine Learning

Medical Applications of Laser Molecular Imaging and Machine Learning
  • Author : Yury V. Kistenev
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021
  • ISBN : 1510645349
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Lasers and Optical Fibers in Medicine

Lasers and Optical Fibers in Medicine
  • Author : Abraham Katzir
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-02
  • ISBN : 9780080923970
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The increasing use of fiber optics in the field of medicine has created a need for an interdisciplinary perspective of the technology and methods for physicians as well as engineers and biophysicists. This book presents a comprehensive examination of lasers and optical fibers in an hierarchical, three-tier system. Each chapter is divided into three basic sections: the Fundamentals section provides an overview of basic concepts and background; the Principles section offers an in-depth engineering approach; and the Advances section features

Laser Spectroscopy for Sensing

Laser Spectroscopy for Sensing
  • Author : Matthieu Baudelet
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-02-15
  • ISBN : 9780857098733
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Laser spectroscopy is a valuable tool for sensing and chemical analysis. Developments in lasers, detectors and mathematical analytical tools have led to improvements in the sensitivity and selectivity of spectroscopic techniques and extended their fields of application. Laser Spectroscopy for Sensing examines these advances and how laser spectroscopy can be used in a diverse range of industrial, medical, and environmental applications. Part one reviews basic concepts of atomic and molecular processes and presents the fundamentals of laser technology for controlling

Fiber Lasers

Fiber Lasers
  • Author : Liang Dong,Bryce Samson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-19
  • ISBN : 9781315353432
GET THIS BOOKFiber Lasers

The fiber laser, with its humble beginning in the late 1980s, has undergone tremendous development in the past decade or so, transforming itself from a research curiosity to a major force in modern manufacturing. Today, it is revolutionizing our economy by fundamentally changing the way we mark, machine, and process materials on an industrial scale. The recent development of high-power fiber lasers is also fundamentally shaping a wide range of other areas from physical sciences and medicine to geology and