Applied Laser Medicine

  • H.-Peter Berlien
  • Gerhard J. Müller

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Basics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. G. Müller
      Pages 3-7
    3. K. Dörschel, G. Müller, K. Dörschel, B. Schaldach, N. Müller-Stolzenburg, M. Glotz et al.
      Pages 9-71
    4. A. Roggan, U. Bindig, W. Wäsche, F. Zgoda, R. Steiner, R. Senz et al.
      Pages 73-127
    5. P. Greve, F. Frank, G. Hauptmann, K.-H. Schönborn, S. Hessel, C. Krampe et al.
      Pages 129-184
  3. Principles of Laser Application in Medicine

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. B. Fuchs, H.-P. Berlien, C.M. Philipp
      Pages 187-197
    3. B. Fuchs, H.-P. Berlien, C.M. Philipp, G. Müller
      Pages 199-203
    4. B. Fuchs, C. Philipp, P. Urban, H.-P. Berlien
      Pages 205-209
    5. B. Fuchs, H.-P. Berlien, C.M. Philipp
      Pages 211-234
    6. Carsten M. Philipp, H.-Peter Berlien
      Pages 235-249
    7. Basil Jamil, H,-Peter Berlien
      Pages 251-288
  4. Areas of Application

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 289-289
    2. F. Ulrich, H.-J. Schwarzmaier, W. von Tempelhoff
      Pages 291-298
    3. Michael Mrochen, Theo Seiler
      Pages 299-315
    4. ENT
      J. A. Werner, W. Steiner, S. Jovanovic, B. Sedlmaier, Jürgen U.G. Hopf, Marietta Hopf
      Pages 323-425
    5. S. Khulusi, N. Krasner
      Pages 427-441
    6. M. Poetke, D. Scheinert, G. Biamino
      Pages 443-499
    7. A. F. Osterhaus, C. Fritsch, K. W. Schulte, K. Lang, W. H. G. Neuse, P. Lehmann et al.
      Pages 501-578
    8. B. P. Shumaker, S. A. Selman
      Pages 579-584
    9. T. Okunaka, H. Kato
      Pages 599-614
    10. Th. Krabatsch, R. Hetzer
      Pages 615-622
    11. Sabine D. Schmitz, B. Algermissen, T.J. Vogl, M.G. Mack, R. Straub, K. Eichler et al.
      Pages 623-643
    12. M. S. Ismail, C. M. Philipp
      Pages 673-703
    13. P. Urban
      Pages 705-712
  5. Laser Safety in Medicine

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 713-713
    2. D. H. Sliney
      Pages 715-725
    3. B. Fuchs, C. Philipp, H.-P. Berlien
      Pages 727-733
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 735-740

About this book


The history of laser applications in medicine starts al­ In the early 1990s a concerted action program most with the invention of the laser itself. sponsored by the European Commission was carried out in Europe for the dissemination of the safe use of It was only a few months after Maiman's invention lasers in medicine, and in 1996 a similar program was when this new high-intensity light source was used for medical applications. Light as a therapeutic tool developed with Russia. It was this German--Russian had long been used in medicine, especially in oph­ cooperation that led to a Russian version of the Ger­ thalmology and dermatology. Therefore, these disci­ man original loose-leaf handbook. The editors real­ plines were the first to take advantage of this new tool. ized an ever-growing demand for an English version of this handbook, too. Therefore, the editors are very Although the early results were not as promising as grateful to the Springer publishing house for support­ expected, a new field for medical diagnosis and treat­ ment had been defined. Most of the difficulties in the ing the English edition of the German original.


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Editors and affiliations

  • H.-Peter Berlien
    • 1
  • Gerhard J. Müller
    • 2
  1. 1.Klinikum Neukölln Klinik für LasermedizinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Laser- und Medizin-Technologie GmbHBerlinGermany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-62391-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-18979-1
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