Histopathological Effects of CO2 Versus KTP Laser in Brain and Spinal Cord: A Canine Model

  • F. W. Gamache
Conference paper


KTP laser has recently been introduced for use in neurological surgery. There are no data available concerning the tissue effects of KTP laser on central nervous tissue. A study was performed comparing the histopathological effects of CO2 and KTP lasers on brain and spinal cord tissue.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. W. Gamache
    • 1
  1. 1.The New York Hospital -Cornell Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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