29 May 1980 Irradiation Of Prostatic Carcinoma By Neodymium-YAG-Laser
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Proceedings Volume 0211, Optics and Photonics Applied to Medicine; (1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958342
Event: Optics, Photonics, and Iconics Engineering Meeting, 1979, Strasbourg, France
Abstract
Human Cadaver prostate tumors and canine prostate glands in vivo were irradiated by Nd:YAG laser with different power levels and pulse durations. Temperature measurements were carried out by an arrangement of micro thermo couple, digital volt meter and computer in different layers of the prostate and the rectum. The temporal and spatial temperature measurements showed a good correlation with the histological findings. Endoscopic laser irradiation of prostatic carcinoma in man was performed after TUR. There was a large penetration depth resulting a deep necrosis, but no perforation and no changes in the rectum were to be found also after high power laser irradiation.
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R Bowering, A. Hofstetter, E. Keiditsch, F. Frank, "Irradiation Of Prostatic Carcinoma By Neodymium-YAG-Laser", Proc. SPIE 0211, Optics and Photonics Applied to Medicine, (29 May 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958342; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.958342
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Prostate

Tissues

Endoscopy

Neodymium

Rectum

Laser irradiation

Tumors

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