15 February 1994 First experience lithotripsy by ruby laser in the microsecond range of pulse duration
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Proceedings Volume 2086, Medical Applications of Lasers; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.169121
Event: Europto Biomedical Optics '93, 1993, Budapest, Hungary
Abstract
Open surgeiy for the removal of renal and ureteric calculi has been rendered almost obsolete in the last ten years. The development ofthe extracorporeal and the intiOCOTpOTeaI lithotripters has permitted many patients to have their stones treated without operation. Several kinds ofalternative disintegration methods such as electrohydraulic lithotripsy, ultrasound lithotiipsy, stone disintegration by laser irradiation, electric drill disintegration, microexplosion lithotripsy and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy have contributed to this advancement.
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Ludmila S. Pupkova, Leonid L. Reznikov, Nikolay A. Parhomchuk, Vladimir G. Gomberg, Vladimir A. Berenberg, Alexander G. Murzin, Sergey S. Polikarpov, Leonid N. Soms, "First experience lithotripsy by ruby laser in the microsecond range of pulse duration", Proc. SPIE 2086, Medical Applications of Lasers, (15 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.169121; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.169121
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