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Lasers for medical applications; diagnostics, therapy and surgery.

9780857092373

Lasers for medical applications; diagnostics, therapy and surgery.

Ed. by Helena Jelinkova.

Woodhead Publishing

2013

798 pages

$355.00

Hardcover

Woodhead Publishing series in electronic and optical materials; no.37

R857

Interaction between lasers and tissue, types of lasers used in medicine, lasers in diagnostics, and laser therapy and surgery are the main themes in a review of recent developments. Specific topics include the response of tissue to laser light, liquid and solid-state tunable organic dye lasers for medical applications, time-resolved fluorescence polarization spectroscopy and optical imaging of smart receptor-targeted contrast agents in tissues for detecting cancer, lasers in otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery, and nanoparticles and nanoparticle clusters as mediators of laser photothermolysis and hyperthermia.

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