Tissue Optics
Proc. SPIE 4609, Optical properties of hair shafts estimated using the digital video microscopic system and inverse Monte Carlo method, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.433694
Proc. SPIE 4609, Optical and magnetic resonance changes in photothermally coagulating blood, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.430152
Proc. SPIE 4609, Optical properties of human blood as a function of temperature, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.437283
Proc. SPIE 4609, In-vitro study of methylene blue diffusion through the skin tissue, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.433693
Proc. SPIE 4609, Experimental evaluation of site-specific delivery of methylene blue to the hair follicles using fluorescence imaging, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.431781
Proc. SPIE 4609, Transdermal delivery of photosensitizer by laser-induced stress wave, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432076
Proc. SPIE 4609, Cryogen spray cooling: effects of cryogen film on heat removal and light transmission, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432078
Cutaneous Applications of Lasers
Proc. SPIE 4609, Dynamic measurements of laser light attenuation by cryogen film and frost formation, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432051
Proc. SPIE 4609, In-vivo study of epidermal protection by cryogen spray cooling during pulsed-laser irradiation at high radiant exposures, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.431782
Proc. SPIE 4609, RF nonablative cutaneous thermal therapy, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432073
Prostate
Proc. SPIE 4609, Minimally invasive treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia with high-intensity focused ultrasound using the Sonablate system: an updated report of Phase III clinical studies conducted in the US, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432046
Proc. SPIE 4609, Incisionless vasectomy using focused ultrasound, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.430658
Urinary Tract Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Proc. SPIE 4609, Erbium:YAG laser ablation of urethral and ureteral tissues, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.430657
Proc. SPIE 4609, Clinical experiences with a new frequency-doubled double-pulse Nd:YAG laser (FREDDY) for the treatment of urolithiasis, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.437347
Proc. SPIE 4609, Laser-induced shockwave generation for use in lithotripsy, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.437296
Proc. SPIE 4609, Recurrence rate of superficial bladder carcinoma can be reduced with 5-aminolevulinic-acid-induced fluorescence diagnosis, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.436199
Proc. SPIE 4609, Optimization of the noncontact fiber delivery systems for clinical laser applications, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432018
Proc. SPIE 4609, Optical imaging diagnostics of bladder tissue with optical coherence tomography, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.439558
Methods and Techniques
Proc. SPIE 4609, Solubility studies of albumin protein solders, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432086
Proc. SPIE 4609, Investigation of various synthetic polymer scaffolds for enhanced mechanical strength during laser tissue soldering, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432092
Proc. SPIE 4609, Mechanical properties of repaired liver using an argon beam coagulator with albumin, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.438864
Proc. SPIE 4609, Hemostasis after partial hepatectomy using argon beam coagulation and a concentrated albumin, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.438971
In-Vivo Studies
Proc. SPIE 4609, Tissue soldering with biodegradable polymer films: preliminary in-vivo compatibility test, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.430664
Proc. SPIE 4609, Near-infrared welding of aorta and skin tissues using a Cr4+:YAG laser, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432085
Proc. SPIE 4609, Laser soldering of pig skin in vivo using IR fiber optic temperature control system, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.433862
Proc. SPIE 4609, Temperature controlled CO2 laser soldering of pig cornea, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.433863
Proc. SPIE 4609, Comparison of light-activated surgical adhesive and suture techniques for vascular repair: an in-vivo study, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432088
Session 8
Proc. SPIE 4609, Preclinical evaluation of 5-ALA-based PDT for the treatment of canine urinary bladder cancer: fluorescence distribution and response of normal urinary bladder tissue, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.440961
Proc. SPIE 4609, In-vitro assessment of Ho:YAG laser lithotripsy for the treatment of canine urolithiasis, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.437913
Proc. SPIE 4609, Evaluation of topical application of indocyanine green (ICG) to enhance penetration of the 810-nm diode laser on equine respiratory tissue, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.431788
Proc. SPIE 4609, Determination of noncontact penetration parameters of the 60-W 810-nm diode laser on equine respiratory tissue, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.431789
RF Electrosurgical Applications in the Head and Neck
Proc. SPIE 4609, Overview of electrosurgery in head and neck surgery, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.437916
Proc. SPIE 4609, Effect of saline on temperature-controlled radio-frequency ablation, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.431709
Proc. SPIE 4609, Novel radio-frequency technology (Coblation) for dermatologic surgery applications, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.437297
Proc. SPIE 4609, Novel radio-frequency technology (Coblation) for ear, nose, and throat surgery applications, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.437917
Middle Ear and Skull Base Surgery
Proc. SPIE 4609, Laser applications in middle ear surgery: advantages and possible side-effects, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.441086
Proc. SPIE 4609, Pediatric cochlear implantation: basic science and challenges, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.441087
Paranasal Sinuses and Upper Airway
Proc. SPIE 4609, Clinical and histological evaluation of wound healing in the paranasal sinus mucosa following neodymium:YAG laser therapy, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.430667
Proc. SPIE 4609, Testing the laser resistance of tracheal tubes as regarded by the draft of the International Standard ISO/DIS 11990, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.441091
Facial Plastic Surgery
Proc. SPIE 4609, Mirror vs. the lens: What's the best for laser surgery?, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.441093
Proc. SPIE 4609, Preliminary investigations of laser-mediated cartilage reshaping in the in-vivo rabbit model, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.441096
Proc. SPIE 4609, Cartilage reshaping under nonablative laser radiation: research and clinical applications in ENT, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.441098
Proc. SPIE 4609, Spectral features of spatially coherent light backscattered from cartilage, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.430684
Proc. SPIE 4609, Identification of chondrocyte cell division in intact rabbit cartilage grafts following photothermal heating using fluorescence-activated cell counting, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.441077
Session 12
Proc. SPIE 4609, Linear array echoendoscopy in cancer management, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.430675
Proc. SPIE 4609, Role of endoscopic ultrasonography in the diagnosis and therapy of pancreatic and biliary tumors, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.430677
Proc. SPIE 4609, Cryo- and laser surgery as new therapeutic options in patients with organ-confined prostate cancer who failed radiotherapy, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432126
Proc. SPIE 4609, Photodynamic therapy for bladder carcinoma: today's medicine or tomorrow's horizon?, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432128
Proc. SPIE 4609, 5-aminolevulinic acid: from a diagnostic tool to a therapeutic agent, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.430678
Session 13
Proc. SPIE 4609, Optical transillumination spectroscopy of breast tissue for cancer risk assessment, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432239
Proc. SPIE 4609, Experimental laser interstitial thermotherapy in ex-vivo porcine tissue at 940 nm, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.438871
Laser Thombolysis
Proc. SPIE 4609, Particulate debris analysis during excimer laser thrombolysis: an in-vitro study, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432077
Proc. SPIE 4609, Excimer-laser-assisted thrombolysis: the effect of laser fluence, repetition rate, and catheter size, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432075
Proc. SPIE 4609, Effects of in-vitro target compression modulus on laser thrombolytic ablation rate, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.441250
Optical Methods
Proc. SPIE 4609, Catheter-based instrument for simultaneous OCT imaging and fluorescence spectroscopy, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.432074
Proc. SPIE 4609, Spectral analysis of optical imaging through blood, 0000 (17 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.431785