1 July 1992 Heating of biological tissue by laser irradiation: theoretical model
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Optical Engineering, 31(7), (1992). doi:10.1117/12.58734
Abstract
A mathematical model has been developed for calculating the heating effects of a laser beam on biological tissue. The model may be used for calculating the temperature rise and the extent of damage in tissue exposed to laser irradiation. It can be applied in conjunction with laser coagulation, laser surgery, laser hyperthermia, etc. We briefly describe the model and discuss its use for calculating temperature fields in lased tissue. Experimentally, we measured the temperature profiles in soft and hard tissue under nonablating conditions. The experimental results are in good agreement with the theoretical ones.
A. M. Sagi-Dolev, Avraham Shitzer, Abraham Katzir, Solange Akselrod, "Heating of biological tissue by laser irradiation: theoretical model," Optical Engineering 31(7), (1 July 1992). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.58734
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Laser tissue interaction

Laser therapeutics

Tissues

Temperature metrology

Thermal modeling

Laser irradiation

Convection

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