PHOTONICS WEST '96
27 January - 2 February 1996
San Jose, CA, United States
Laser Angioplasty and Laser Thrombolysis
Proc. SPIE 2671, Influence of laser radiation on the intact and atherosclerotically damaged aortic wall, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240002
Proc. SPIE 2671, Computational modeling of laser thrombolysis for stroke treatment, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240007
Proc. SPIE 2671, Dynamics of laser-induced transients produced by nanosecond-duration pulses, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240012
Proc. SPIE 2671, Visualization of microsecond laser ablation of porcine clot and gelatin under a clear liquid, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240020
Proc. SPIE 2671, Parametric study for laser hot balloon angioplasty to suppress chronic restenosis: animal experiment, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240029
Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization
Proc. SPIE 2671, Comparison of ablation channels created by the ultrapulsed CO2 laser, holmium laser, and 308-nm excimer laser in view of transmyocardial revascularization, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240040
Proc. SPIE 2671, Laser-tissue interaction during transmyocardial laser revascularization, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239990
Photodynamic Therapy for Restenosis
Proc. SPIE 2671, Selective uptake of texaphyrins in atheromatous plaque, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239994
Proc. SPIE 2671, Effects of benzoporphyrin derivative monoacid on balloon-injured arteries in a swine model of restenosis, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239995
Proc. SPIE 2671, Photochemotherapy of intimal hyperplasia using Psoralen activated by uv light in porcine model, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239996
Fluorescence Diagnostics for Cardiovascular Applications
Proc. SPIE 2671, Laser-induced fluorescence: quantitative analysis of atherosclerotic plaque chemical content in human aorta, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239997
Proc. SPIE 2671, Investigation of cavitation bubble dynamics using particle image velocimetry: implications for photoacoustic drug delivery, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239998
Session 5
Proc. SPIE 2671, Endometrial ablation using SideFire laser fiber, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239999
Proc. SPIE 2671, Model development of laser fiber optic endoablative treatment for primary breast cancer, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240000
Proc. SPIE 2671, Retrospective measures on applying endoscopic YAG laser to treat alimentary canal diseases from 1983 to 1995, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240001
Session 6
Proc. SPIE 2671, Laser ablation of normal porcine liver with the 805-nm diode laser and a diffuser fiber, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240003
Proc. SPIE 2671, Review of treatment of upper airway obstruction caused by various masses both malignant and nonmalignant in the horse using transendoscopic Nd:YAG laser application for treatment, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240004
Proc. SPIE 2671, Use of the diode laser (805 nm) and an angled fiber for coagulation/vaporization of the prostate in the dog, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240005
Proc. SPIE 2671, IR and He-Ne laser in the treatment of wounds and painful disorders in horses and in dogs, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240006
Session 7
Proc. SPIE 2671, Update on fluorescence spectroscopy studies of diseased skin, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240008
Proc. SPIE 2671, Polarized light transmission through skin using video reflectometry: toward optical tomography of superficial tissue layers, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240009
Proc. SPIE 2671, Facial skin resurfacing with a very short-pulsed CO2 laser: beam characterization and initial histological results, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240010
Proc. SPIE 2671, Optimal parameters for laser treatment of leg telangiectasia using the Monte Carlo method, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240011
Session 8
Proc. SPIE 2671, Dynamic simulations of tissue welding, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240013
Proc. SPIE 2671, Indocyanine green degradation during high-intensity laser irradiation, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240014
Proc. SPIE 2671, Bonding of human meniscal and articular cartilage with photoactive 1,8-naphthalimide dyes, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240015
Proc. SPIE 2671, Laser tissue welding mediated with a protein solder, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240016
Proc. SPIE 2671, Contributions of wound configurations to anastomotic strengths: comparisons of argon and Ho:YAG laser-assisted rat intestine tissue welds, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240017
Laser Prostatectomy
Proc. SPIE 2671, Laboratory and clinical experience with neodymium:YAG laser prostatectomy, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240018
Proc. SPIE 2671, Laser evaporation of the prostate: preliminary findings in canines, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240019
Proc. SPIE 2671, Clinical development of holmium:YAG laser prostatectomy, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240021
Proc. SPIE 2671, Interstitial laser coagulation therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240022
Proc. SPIE 2671, International registry results for an interstitial laser BPH treatment device, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240023
Proc. SPIE 2671, Interstitial photodynamic therapy for the prostate: a canine feasibility study, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240024
Proc. SPIE 2671, 5-ALA assisted photodynamic therapy in canine prostates, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240025
Proc. SPIE 2671, Transurethral in-vivo optical properties of the human prostate gland, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240026
Proc. SPIE 2671, LITT on canine prostates: an in-vivo study to compare the effects of different wavelengths, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240027
Other Laser Uses in Urology
Proc. SPIE 2671, Usefulness of fluorescence photodetection of neoplastic urothelial foci in bladder cancer following intravesical instillation of delta-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA), 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240028
Proc. SPIE 2671, Holmium:YAG laser in the treatment of ureteral strictures, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240030
Proc. SPIE 2671, Use of a semiconductor diode laser in laser prostatectomy, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240031
Proc. SPIE 2671, In-vitro studies investigating the stone fragmenting parameters of the multi-YAG laser, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240032
Proc. SPIE 2671, Preclinical assessment of the new 1440-nm-wavelength Nd:YAG laser for fragmenting ureteral calculi in an ex-vivo pig model, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240033
Different Energies for Prostatic Coagulation
Proc. SPIE 2671, Electromagnetic frequency considerations for the generation of heat for thermotherapy, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240034
Proc. SPIE 2671, Vaporization and coagulation potentials of the new electrosurgical rollerbar devices for transurethral prostatectomy as compared to contact laser fibers, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240035
Laser Fiber Design and Energy Delivery: Clinical Implications
Proc. SPIE 2671, Variable-focus side-firing endoscopic device, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240036
Proc. SPIE 2671, Contact Laser prostatectomy: a new standard, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240037
Proc. SPIE 2671, High-intensity ablative/coagulative side-delivery endoscopic devices, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240038
Fluorescence Diagnostics for Cardiovascular Applications
Proc. SPIE 2671, Development and evaluation of pattern recognition techniques for fluorescence diagnosis of atherosclerosis, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240039
Proc. SPIE 2671, Anomalous optical behavior of biological media: modifying the optical window of myocardial tissues, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240041
Laser Prostatectomy
Proc. SPIE 2671, VLAP: results immediately post-op, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240042
Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization
Proc. SPIE 2671, Can transmyocardial CO2 laser channels supply nutritive blood flow into adjacent myocardium?, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240043
Different Energies for Prostatic Coagulation
Proc. SPIE 2671, Transurethral radio-frequency ablation of the prostate, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239991
Photodynamic Therapy for Restenosis
Proc. SPIE 2671, Numerical studies of bubble dynamics in laser thrombolysis, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239992
Session 5
Proc. SPIE 2671, Applications of ultrashort pulse lasers for hard tissue surgery, 0000 (17 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239993
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