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Medical Applications of Lasers

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Elements of Laser Emission Process

    • K. Mahesh, D. R. Vij
    Pages 1-20
  3. Laser-Tissue Interaction

    • Cameron H. G. Wright, Steven F. Barrett, Ashley J. Welch
    Pages 21-58
  4. Laser Ophthalmology

    • Steven F. Barrett, Cameron H. G. Wright, Ashley J. Welch
    Pages 59-89
  5. Laser Cardiology

    • Shmuel Einav, Masayoshi Okada
    Pages 91-145
  6. Laser Tomography

    • Dmitry A. Zimnyakov, Valery V. Tuchin
    Pages 147-194
  7. Lasers in Urology

    • S. K. Sharma, A. K. Hemal
    Pages 195-225
  8. Laser Lithotripsy

    • Tim A. Wollin, Ronald B. Moore
    Pages 227-256
  9. Laser Dermatology

    • Geoffrey Dougherty, Terence Ryan
    Pages 257-288
  10. Laser Dentistry

    • Markolf H. Niemz
    Pages 289-307
  11. Lasers in Gynaecology

    • D. Takkar, Alka Sinha
    Pages 309-326
  12. Laser Safety in Medicine

    • Ken Barat
    Pages 327-361
  13. Back Matter

    Pages 363-375

About this book

A careful review of the literature covering various aspects of applications of lasers in science and technology reveals that lasers are being applied very widely throughout the entire gamut of physical medicine. After surveying the current developments taking place in the field of medical applications of lasers, it was considered appropriate to bring together these efforts of international research scientists and experts into one volume. It is with this aim that the editors have prepared this volume which brings current research and recent developments to the attention of a wide spectrum of readership associated with hospitals, medical institutions and universities world wide, including also the medical instrument industry. Both teachers and students in the medical faculties will especially find this compendium quite useful. This book is comprised of eleven chapters. All of the important medical applications of lasers are featured. The editors have made every effort that individual chapters are self-contained and written by experts. Emphasis has been placed on straight and simple presentation of the subject matter so that even the new entrants into the field will find the book of value.

Keywords

  • diagnosis
  • ecology
  • laser
  • material
  • medicine
  • safety
  • tissue
  • tomography

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Physics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India

    D. R. Vij, K. Mahesh

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Medical Applications of Lasers

  • Editors: D. R. Vij, K. Mahesh

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-0929-5

  • Publisher: Springer New York, NY

  • eBook Packages: Springer Book Archive

  • Copyright Information: Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-7923-7662-0

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4613-5309-6

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4615-0929-5

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 375

  • Number of Illustrations: 76 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering

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  • ISBN: 978-1-4615-0929-5
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 249.99
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Hardcover Book USD 249.99
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