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Laser Lithotripsy: Measurement of Pressure and Shockwaves in Stones

  • Th. Meier
  • E. Keckeis
  • R. Steiner
Conference paper

Abstract

Opto-mechanical effects induced by short pulsed lasers are widely used for disruption or disaggregation of biological structures like e.g. kidney stones and gall stones.

Keywords

Pressure Transducer Kidney Stone Laser Parameter Short Pulse Laser Gall Stone 
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References

  1. 1).
    H. Schmidt-Kloiber, E. Reichel, H. Schöffmann Laserinduced Shock-Wave Lithotripsy (LISL) Biomed. Technik, 30, (1985), 173–181Google Scholar
  2. 2).
    N.S. Nishioka, P. Teng, Th. Deutsch, R.R. Anderson Mechanism of Laser-Induced Fragmentation of Urinary and Biliary Calculi Lasers in the Life Sciences, 1, (1987), 231–245Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Th. Meier
    • 1
  • E. Keckeis
    • 1
  • R. Steiner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für LasertechnologienUniversität UlmUlm/DonauGermany

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