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

Gall Nism 

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References

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    H. Schmidt-Kloiber, E. Reichel, H. Schöffmann Laserinduced Shock-Wave Lithotripsy (LISL) Biomed. Technik, 30, (1985), 173–181Google Scholar
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    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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