1 June 1990 Laser-assisted microanastomoses with the 1.32-μm Nd:YAG laser
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Laser-assisted microvascular anastomoses and nerve anastoriioses can be performed with the most diverse types of laser (1-17). However, postoperative complications in the form of thromboses and aneurysmal sacs as well as neuromas could be detected in longitudinal investigations. By conversion of the beam geometry (1.32-pm Nd: YAG laser, 200-pm, light conductor) and use of two or three concentrically applied 10,0 stay sutures, early and late complications could be markedly reduced. Histological and fine structural analysis revealed a homogenizing change of collagen with interdigitation of altered individual fibrils that appeared to be the structural equivalent of the welding effect (12).
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Frank Ulrich, Frank Ulrich, Ralf Schober, Ralf Schober, Wolfgang J. Bock, Wolfgang J. Bock, } "Laser-assisted microanastomoses with the 1.32-μm Nd:YAG laser", Proc. SPIE 1200, Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems II, (1 June 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.17428; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.17428
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