PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 2128
OE/LASE '94 | 23-29 JANUARY 1994
Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems IV
IN THIS VOLUME

0 Sessions, 84 Papers, 0 Presentations
OE/LASE '94
23-29 January 1994
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Optics and Investigational Laser Applications
Proc. SPIE 2128, Optical endoscopic instrumentation in otolaryngology: manufacturer's and clinician's points of view, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184891
Proc. SPIE 2128, Erbium laser in middle ear surgery: laboratory study, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184897
Proc. SPIE 2128, Thulium:YAG laser for stapes surgery: preliminary observations, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184903
Proc. SPIE 2128, Endoscopic diode-laser applications in airway surgery, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184910
CO2 Laser Applications
Proc. SPIE 2128, SwiftLase: a new tool for laser-assisted uvula-palatoplasty and tonsil cryptolysis in the office, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184930
Proc. SPIE 2128, Comparison of CO2 laser effects on nasal mucosa tissue using either clad or unclad silver halide optical fiber delivery system, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184940
Proc. SPIE 2128, Laser application in otology for hearing restoration, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184949
Novel Laser Applications
Proc. SPIE 2128, Low-power CO2 laser in the treatment of chronic pharyngitis: a five-year experience, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184873
Proc. SPIE 2128, Photodynamic therapy and the treatment of neoplastic diseases of the larynx, pharynx, oral cavity, and tracheobronchial tree, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184881
Proc. SPIE 2128, Mechanism study of nodules in the vocal cords treated by a He-He laser, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184885
Untitled Session
Proc. SPIE 2128, Laser-tissue interactions (bone and cartilage) at the 2.9-um erbium:YAG wavelength, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184886
Proc. SPIE 2128, Bone ablation with an experimental laser system in a thermally controlled environment, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184887
Proc. SPIE 2128, Ligament shortening: an experimental approach, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184888
Proc. SPIE 2128, In vitro study of pulsed Ho:YAG laser meniscectomy, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184889
Proc. SPIE 2128, Effects of a high-power high-energy holmium:YAG laser on human meniscal ablation rates, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184890
Proc. SPIE 2128, Holmium:YAG laser effects on articular cartilage metabolism: in vitro, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184892
Optics and Investigational Laser Applications
Proc. SPIE 2128, Diode-pumped 2- and 3-um solid state lasers, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184893
Untitled Session
Proc. SPIE 2128, Holmium laser use in debridement of stable labral lesions: two-year experience in initial 50 patients, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184894
Proc. SPIE 2128, Short-term clinical results of knee arthroscopy utilizing the 1.44-um Nd:YAG laser, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184895
Laser Skin Surgery
Proc. SPIE 2128, Variable pulsewidth vascular system for dermatology, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184896
Proc. SPIE 2128, Laboratory model for the study and treatment of traumatic tattoos with the Q-switched ruby laser, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184898
Proc. SPIE 2128, Laser treatment of scars, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184899
Proc. SPIE 2128, Flash scanning the CO2 laser: a revival of the CO2 laser in plastic surgery, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184900
Optical Diagnostics
Proc. SPIE 2128, In vivo fluorescence spectroscopy and imaging of ALA-induced endogenous porphyrins in skin after Er:YAG ablation of human stratum corneum, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184901
Proc. SPIE 2128, Determination of protoporphyrin IX distributions in skin tumors after the application of topical aminolevulinic acid, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184902
Proc. SPIE 2128, Average depth of blood vessels in skin and lesions deduced by optical fiber spectroscopy, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184904
Proc. SPIE 2128, Application of 2-um wavelength holmium lasers for treatment of skin diseases, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184905
Untitled Session
Proc. SPIE 2128, He-Ne laser irradiation acceleration of healing process of open gingival wounds in cats, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184906
Proc. SPIE 2128, Sealing quality of composites after Er:YAG laser enamel conditioning, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184907
Proc. SPIE 2128, Effect of water on dental material ablation of the Er:YAG laser, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184908
Proc. SPIE 2128, Laser treatment of enamel and dentine by different Er lasers, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184909
Proc. SPIE 2128, Morphological changes of dentin and enamel after ablation with an experimental laser system, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184911
Proc. SPIE 2128, Histological and ultrastructural effect of an Nd:YAG pulsed laser beam on dental hard tissue and pulp, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184912
Proc. SPIE 2128, Use of laser holography for the measurement of teeth and orthodontic therapy, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184913
Proc. SPIE 2128, Holmium:YAG laser in dentistry: photoconditioning of dentinal surfaces, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184914
Proc. SPIE 2128, Effects of XeCl excimer lasers and fluoride application on artificial caries-like lesions, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184915
Proc. SPIE 2128, Novel CO2 laser system for hard tissue ablation, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184916
Proc. SPIE 2128, Ablation of hard dental tissues by ArF and XeCl excimer lasers, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184917
Proc. SPIE 2128, Clinical application of CO2 laser in periodontal treatment, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184918
Proc. SPIE 2128, Experimental model to measure the increase of dental pulp temperature in vivo during laser application, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184920
Proc. SPIE 2128, Comparative study between conventional surgery and CO2 laser surgery in gingival hyperplasia, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184921
Proc. SPIE 2128, Caries selective ablation: first histological examinations, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184922
Proc. SPIE 2128, Caries selective ablation: temperature in the pulp chamber, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184923
Proc. SPIE 2128, Laser-induced dental caries and plaque diagnosis on patients by sensitive autofluorescence spectroscopy and time-gated video imaging: preliminary studies, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184924
Proc. SPIE 2128, Contact pulsed Nd:YAG ablation of human dentin: ablation rates and tissue effects, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184925
Proc. SPIE 2128, Contact pulsed Nd:YAG ablation of human dentin: fiber tip changes and crater morphology (SEM), 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184926
Proc. SPIE 2128, Thermal characteristics during Nd:YAG and CO2 laser application to enamel and dentin, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184927
Proc. SPIE 2128, Bacterial reduction and dentin microhardness after treatment by a pulsed fiber optic delivered Nd:YAG laser, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184928
Proc. SPIE 2128, Histologic and SEM evaluation of caries removal and restoration in enamel and dentin using a pulsed fiber optic delivered Nd:YAG laser, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184929
Proc. SPIE 2128, Optoacoustic studies of Er:YAG laser ablation in hard dental tissue, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184931
Proc. SPIE 2128, Feasibility studies for laser solder neurorrhaphy, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184932
Proc. SPIE 2128, Diode-laser-assisted microvascular anastomosis: clinical and histological analysis on long-period follow-up, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184933
Proc. SPIE 2128, Laser welding of bone: successful in vitro experiments, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184934
Proc. SPIE 2128, New stent for laser microanastomosis, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184935
Proc. SPIE 2128, Aggregation and degradation of indocyanine green, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184936
Proc. SPIE 2128, Investigation of possible mechanism of laser welding between artificial film and bronchial tissue, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184937
Proc. SPIE 2128, Comparison of Ho:YAG, Tm:YAG, and argon lasers for fusion of intestinal tissues, 0000 (7 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184938