Laser Surgery: The State of the Art

  • Isaac Kaplan
Part of the Nato Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 34)


With the development of suitable apparatus for the performance of laser surgery, progress in this field has been sufficiently rapid to justify a report on its application in clinical surgery.


Uterine Cervix Laser Surgery Decubitus Ulcer Clinical Surgery Carbon Dioxide Laser 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Isaac Kaplan
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  1. 1.The Laser Surgery Unit of the Dept. of Plastic and Macillo-Facial SurgeryBeilinson Hospital, and Tel-Aviv Univ.Israel

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