PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 5312
BIOMEDICAL OPTICS 2004 | 24-29 JANUARY 2004
Lasers in Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems XIV
IN THIS VOLUME

0 Sessions, 57 Papers, 0 Presentations
Part A  (6)
Posters  (2)
Part B  (7)
Part D  (6)
Part E  (5)
Part F  (4)
Part G  (2)
Part H  (7)
BIOMEDICAL OPTICS 2004
24-29 January 2004
San Jose, CA, United States
Part A
Proc. SPIE 5312, Effects of curvature and view angle on quantitative imaging of erythema and melanin content in facial port wine stain skin, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528069
Proc. SPIE 5312, A theoretical investigation of human skin thermal response to near-infrared laser irradiation, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.529146
Proc. SPIE 5312, Infrared absorption spectrum of liquid cryogen R-134a, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.529470
Proc. SPIE 5312, Optical tomography of pigmented human skin biopsies, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528278
Proc. SPIE 5312, Birefringence measurements in human skin using polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.529627
Proc. SPIE 5312, Long-circulating near-infrared fluorescent nanoparticles for diagnosis and photodynamic therapy of cutaneous cancers, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.534336
Posters
Proc. SPIE 5312, The use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy and LED therapy in diabetic foot, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528233
Part B
Proc. SPIE 5312, Optical coherence tomography in diagnostics of precancer and cancer of human bladder, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.530316
Proc. SPIE 5312, High-power (80-w) KTP laser vaporization of the prostate in the management of urinary retention: long-term follow up, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.537797
Proc. SPIE 5312, The role of the prostatic median lobe in urinary symptoms following photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP), 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.537798
Proc. SPIE 5312, MRI-guided laser thermal therapy in the prostate: preliminary results, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528466
Proc. SPIE 5312, Variable pulsewidth erbium:YAG laser ablation of the ureter and urethra in vitro and in vivo: optimization of the laser fluence, pulse duration, and pulse repetition rate, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.526923
Proc. SPIE 5312, Deep subsurface thermal lesions in tissue using an Nd:YAG laser and cryogen spray cooling: preliminary in vitro results, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.526936
Laser Bonding Techniques
Proc. SPIE 5312, Composites containing albumin protein or cyanoacrylate adhesives and biodegradable scaffolds: I. Acute wound closure study in a rat model, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.531991
Laser Bonding Experiments on Animal Models
Proc. SPIE 5312, Composites containing albumin protein or cyanoacrylate adhesives and biodegradable scaffolds: II. In vivo wound closure study in a rat model, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.531997
Laser Bonding Techniques
Proc. SPIE 5312, Albumin-genipin solder for laser tissue welding, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.531466
Proc. SPIE 5312, A scaffold-enhanced light-activated surgical adhesive technique: surface selection for enhanced tensile strength in wound repair, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.532000
Laser Bonding Experiments on Animal Models
Proc. SPIE 5312, Developing an animal model for the study of fusion using RF energy, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528285
Proc. SPIE 5312, In vivo laser soldering of incisions in juvenile pig skins using GaAs or CO2 lasers and a temperature control system, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528948
Proc. SPIE 5312, End-to-end small bowel anastomosis by temperature controlled CO<sub>2</sub> laser soldering and an albumin stent: a feasibility study, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528954
Proc. SPIE 5312, NIR laser tissue welding of in vitro porcine of cornea and sclera tissue, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.531019
Part D
Proc. SPIE 5312, Optical coherence tomography in otolaryngology: original results and review of the literature, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.539144
Proc. SPIE 5312, Morphological effects of nanosecond- and femtosecond- pulsed laser ablation on human middle ear ossicles, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.529564
Part E
Proc. SPIE 5312, A novel image-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound system for tumor treatment, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528624
Proc. SPIE 5312, Photodynamic therapy: a promising alternative in oncology, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.530311
Proc. SPIE 5312, Polarized images of the cervix, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.529011
Proc. SPIE 5312, New percutaneous ablative modalities in nephron-sparing surgery of small renal tumors, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.524053
Proc. SPIE 5312, Laser treatment in gynecology, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.531631
Part F
Proc. SPIE 5312, Are ultrashort x-ray pulses likely to be less carcinogenic?, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528234
Proc. SPIE 5312, Dynamic imaging of tumor vasculature in rodents: carbogen-induced contrast enhancement, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.538888
Proc. SPIE 5312, Separation of breast cancer cells from peripherally circulating blood using antibodies fixed in microchannels, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.529748
Part G
Proc. SPIE 5312, Validation of a time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy apparatus in a rabbit atherosclerosis model, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.529677
Proc. SPIE 5312, Noninvasive multiphoton imaging of cardiovascular structures using NIR femtosecond laser scanning microscopy, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528263
Part H
Proc. SPIE 5312, Noncoherent light for PDT of spontaneous animal tumors, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.527446
Proc. SPIE 5312, Clinical results of photodynamic therapy for the treatment of sarcoid tumors in equids, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528079
Proc. SPIE 5312, Progress in directed energy control of vectors for microbes and other cells, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.522922
Proc. SPIE 5312, Comparison of experimental models for predicting laser-tissue interaction from 3.8-micron lasers, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528543
Proc. SPIE 5312, Use of the multifocal electroretinogram (mfERG) for assessing the response of 670 nm light emitting diodes (LED) photoillumination in an animal model with laser retinal injuries, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528351
Proc. SPIE 5312, Transendoscopic laser ablation of upper respiratory cysts in 12 horses, 1993-2003, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.530934
Proc. SPIE 5312, Ultrafast pulsed lasers: surgical wave of the future?, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.529637
Imaging and Spectroscopy
Proc. SPIE 5312, Functional mapping of the human brain with near-infrared spectroscopy in the frequency-domain, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.533168
Proc. SPIE 5312, Optimization of the frequency-domain instrument for the near-infrared spectro-imaging of the human brain, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.530254
Proc. SPIE 5312, Measurement of backscattered light from the cold-injured brain: feasibility study of noninvasive monitoring of brain edema, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.533024
Proc. SPIE 5312, OCT/PS-OCT imaging of brachial plexus neurovascular structures, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.527546
Therapeutic Techniques
Proc. SPIE 5312, Protoporphyrin IX distribution in rat brain following administration of 5-aminolevulinic acid or its hexylester, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.527791
Proc. SPIE 5312, Interstitial light application for photodynamic therapy in a rat brain tumor model, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.527417
Proc. SPIE 5312, Repetitive 5-aminolevulinic acid mediated photodynamic therapy of rat glioma, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.527395
Image-guided Neurosurgery
Proc. SPIE 5312, Analysis of cerebrospinal fluid for detection of ruptured cerebral aneurysm using spectrophotometry and signal processing techniques, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.538200
Proc. SPIE 5312, Feasibility of percutaneous vertebroplasty with MR-guided laser ablation, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528468
Proc. SPIE 5312, Intervertebral disc responses during spinal loading with MRI-compatible spinal compression apparatus, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.529851
Posters
Proc. SPIE 5312, Optical classification of bruises, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.538045
Part B
Proc. SPIE 5312, PDT of bladder carcinoma: the old and the new, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.536399
Part D
Proc. SPIE 5312, Multiphoton imaging of excised normal skin and keloid scar: preliminary investigations, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.543540
Proc. SPIE 5312, Ho:YAG laser in reshaping tracheal cartilage: a pilot investigation using ex vivo porcine and rabbit cartilage, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.543542
Part F
Proc. SPIE 5312, A scanned focused ultrasound device for hyperthermia: numerical simulation and prototype implementation, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.552755
Part D
Proc. SPIE 5312, Efficient and compact high-power mid-IR (~3 um) lasers for surgical applications, 0000 (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.561720