neodymium

Summary

Summary: Neodymium. An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Nd, atomic number 60, and atomic weight 144.24, and is used in industrial applications.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Modification of neodymium-doped ZnO hybrid nanoparticles under mild hydrothermal conditions
    Behzad Shahmoradi
    Faculty of Environmental Health Engineering, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj 66174, Iran
    Nanoscale 2:1160-4. 2010
  2. ncbi Using a neodymium magnet to target delivery of ferumoxide-labeled human neural stem cells in a rat model of focal cerebral ischemia
    Miyeoun Song
    Department of Neurology, Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 110 744, South Korea
    Hum Gene Ther 21:603-10. 2010
  3. ncbi Defluoridation of water using neodymium-modified chitosan
    Ruihua Yao
    College of Environmental Science and Technology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
    J Hazard Mater 165:454-60. 2009
  4. ncbi Potential interference of small neodymium magnets with cardiac pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital, Zurich
    Heart Rhythm 4:1-4. 2007
  5. ncbi Endoscopic management of post-traumatic prostatic and supraprostatic strictures using Neodymium-YAG laser
    Ghulam Nabi
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Int J Urol 9:710-4. 2002
  6. ncbi Morphological changes in human skin melanoma treated by high-energy pulsed neodymium laser radiation
    K G Moskalik
    Laboratory of High Energies, N N Petrov Research Institute of Oncology, St Petersburg, Russia
    J BUON 16:341-4. 2011
  7. ncbi In vivo trial comparing patients' tolerance of Q-switched Alexandrite (QS Alex) and Q-switched neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (QS Nd:YAG) lasers in the treatment of nevus of Ota
    H H Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Republic of China
    Lasers Surg Med 24:24-8. 1999
  8. ncbi Retraction and triangulation with neodymium magnetic forceps for single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Guillermo Dominguez
    Department of Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery Division, Hospital de Clinicas, Buenos Aires University, Beccar, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Surg Endosc 23:1660-6. 2009
  9. ncbi Nano neodymium oxide induces massive vacuolization and autophagic cell death in non-small cell lung cancer NCI-H460 cells
    Yong Chen
    Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale and School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230027, China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 337:52-60. 2005
  10. ncbi Nonablative acne scar reduction after a series of treatments with a short-pulsed 1,064-nm neodymium:YAG laser
    Graeme M Lipper
    Advanced Dermcare, Danbury, Connecticut 06811, USA
    Dermatol Surg 32:998-1006. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Efficient Ultraviolet Laser for Raman Spectroscopy
    DAVID GERSTENBERGER; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Synthesis via Metal-Catalyzed and Cationic Cyclizations
    THOMAS STUART LIVINGHOUSE; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. TOTAL SYNTHESIS OF APOPTOLIDIN
    K Nicolaou; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. Enabling Technologies for Combinatorial Chemistry
    K Nicolaou; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. TOTAL SYNTHESIS OF NATURAL PRODUCTS
    K Nicolaou; Fiscal Year: 2002
  6. TOTAL SYNTHESIS OF AZADIRACHTIN
    K Nicolaou; Fiscal Year: 2008
  7. SYNTHESIS OF ANTICANCER AGENTS
    K C Nicolaou; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Pediatric Thin-Film TiNi Catheter-Based Heart Valve
    Daniel Levi; Fiscal Year: 2005
  9. Biomaterials as Decorporation Agents for Radionuclides
    TATIANA LEVITSKAIA; Fiscal Year: 2008

Detail Information

Publications231 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Modification of neodymium-doped ZnO hybrid nanoparticles under mild hydrothermal conditions
    Behzad Shahmoradi
    Faculty of Environmental Health Engineering, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj 66174, Iran
    Nanoscale 2:1160-4. 2010
    The morphology and particle size of neodymium-doped ZnO hybrid nanoparticles were tailored through fabrication under mild hydrothermal conditions (T = 150-250 degrees C, P = autogeneous, t = 18 h) for the first time using two surface ..
  2. ncbi Using a neodymium magnet to target delivery of ferumoxide-labeled human neural stem cells in a rat model of focal cerebral ischemia
    Miyeoun Song
    Department of Neurology, Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 110 744, South Korea
    Hum Gene Ther 21:603-10. 2010
    ..To assess migration in vitro, ferumoxide-labeled cells were seeded into a culture dish that had a neodymium magnet below its center, and the labeled NSCs were found to aggregate above the magnet...
  3. ncbi Defluoridation of water using neodymium-modified chitosan
    Ruihua Yao
    College of Environmental Science and Technology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
    J Hazard Mater 165:454-60. 2009
    ..The water containing high fluoride ions could do harm to human and environment. In this work, the applicability of neodymium-modified chitosan as adsorbents for the removal of excess fluoride ions from water was studied...
  4. ncbi Potential interference of small neodymium magnets with cardiac pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital, Zurich
    Heart Rhythm 4:1-4. 2007
    ..b>Neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) magnets, which are small in size but produce strong magnetic fields, have become widely ..
  5. ncbi Endoscopic management of post-traumatic prostatic and supraprostatic strictures using Neodymium-YAG laser
    Ghulam Nabi
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Int J Urol 9:710-4. 2002
    We assessed the feasibility, efficacy and long-term results of endoscopic management using Neodymium-YAG (Nd-YAG) laser as a day care procedure in patients with post-traumatic supraprostatic and prostatic strictures...
  6. ncbi Morphological changes in human skin melanoma treated by high-energy pulsed neodymium laser radiation
    K G Moskalik
    Laboratory of High Energies, N N Petrov Research Institute of Oncology, St Petersburg, Russia
    J BUON 16:341-4. 2011
    The neodymium (Nd) laser irradiation has been successfully applied to the treatment of slightly elevated skin melanoma. At the same time the histologic aspects of such a treatment have not been precisely investigated...
  7. ncbi In vivo trial comparing patients' tolerance of Q-switched Alexandrite (QS Alex) and Q-switched neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (QS Nd:YAG) lasers in the treatment of nevus of Ota
    H H Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Republic of China
    Lasers Surg Med 24:24-8. 1999
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the patient tolerance of Q-switched Alexandrite (QS Alex) and Q-switched neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (QS Nd:YAG) lasers in the treatment of nevus of Ota.
  8. ncbi Retraction and triangulation with neodymium magnetic forceps for single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Guillermo Dominguez
    Department of Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery Division, Hospital de Clinicas, Buenos Aires University, Beccar, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Surg Endosc 23:1660-6. 2009
    ..A new technique based on retraction and triangulation with magnetic instruments for single port laparoscopic surgery is presented...
  9. ncbi Nano neodymium oxide induces massive vacuolization and autophagic cell death in non-small cell lung cancer NCI-H460 cells
    Yong Chen
    Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale and School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230027, China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 337:52-60. 2005
    b>Neodymium, a rare earth element, was known to exhibit cytotoxic effects and induce apoptosis in certain cancer cells...
  10. ncbi Nonablative acne scar reduction after a series of treatments with a short-pulsed 1,064-nm neodymium:YAG laser
    Graeme M Lipper
    Advanced Dermcare, Danbury, Connecticut 06811, USA
    Dermatol Surg 32:998-1006. 2006
    ..One such laser, a 1,064-nm short-pulsed Nd:YAG, uses rapidly scanned low-energy infrared pulses to heat the dermis selectively through the normal dermal microvasculature...
  11. ncbi Descemet membrane detachment after sequential argon-neodymium:YAG laser peripheral iridotomy
    David T L Liu
    Department of Ophthalmology Visual Sciences, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Am J Ophthalmol 134:621-2. 2002
    To report a case of Descemet membrane detachment after sequential argon-neodymium (Nd):yttrium-aluminum-garnet (YAG) laser peripheral iridotomy.
  12. ncbi [Holmium: YAG and neodymium: YAG laser assisted trans-canalicular dacryocystorhinostomy. Results of 317 first procedures]
    J M Piaton
    Centre National d'Ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts, Service du professeur S. Limon, 28, rue de Charenton, 75012 Paris, France
    J Fr Ophtalmol 24:253-64. 2001
    ..results of the first procedures of trans-canalicular dacryocystorhinostomy according to two different lasers: Neodymium: YAG (Nd: YAG) laser or Holmium: YAG (Ho: YAG) laser...
  13. ncbi A randomized, observer-blinded, comparison of combined 1064-nm Q-switched neodymium-doped yttrium-aluminium-garnet laser plus 30% glycolic acid peel vs. laser monotherapy to treat melasma
    K Y Park
    Department of Dermatology, Chung Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Clin Exp Dermatol 36:864-70. 2011
    ..Melasma is a common pigmentary disorder that poses therapeutic challenges. Mixed-type melasma usually does not respond to conventional monotherapy...
  14. ncbi Powerful neodymium laser radiation for the treatment of facial carcinoma: 5 year follow-up data
    Konstantin Moskalik
    N N Petrov Research Institute of Oncology, Pesochny, St Petersburg, 197758, Russia
    Eur J Dermatol 20:738-42. 2010
    A retrospective non-comparative follow-up study was performed to evaluate the curative efficacy of powerful neodymium laser radiation (λ = 1,060 nm) for the treatment of 2,837 patients with 3,001 histologically confirmed facial skin ..
  15. ncbi Theoretical and spectroscopic evidence for coordination ability of 3,3'-benzylidenedi-4-hydroxycoumarin. New neodymium (III) complex and its cytotoxic effect
    Irena Kostova
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University, 2 Dunav St Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
    J Inorg Biochem 99:477-87. 2005
    ..The coordination ability of 3,3'-benzylidenedi-4-hydroxycoumarin has been proved in a complexation reaction with neodymium (III) ion...
  16. ncbi Cytotoxic activity of new neodymium (III) complexes of bis-coumarins
    Irena Kostova
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University, 2 Dunav St, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
    Eur J Med Chem 39:765-75. 2004
    Complexes of neodymium (III) with bis-coumarins: 3,3'-benzylidene-bis(4-hydroxy-2H-1-benzopyran-2-one); bis(4-hydroxy-2-oxo-2H-chromen-3-yl)-piridin-2-yl-methane; bis(4-hydroxy-2-oxo-2H-chromen-3-yl)-piridin-4-yl-methane; bis(4-hydroxy-2-..
  17. ncbi Influence of size of neodymium:yttrium-aluminium-garnet laser posterior capsulotomy on visual function
    K Hayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hayashi Eye Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan
    Eye (Lond) 24:101-6. 2010
    The aim of this study was to examine the influence that the size of a neodymium:yttrium-aluminium-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser capsulotomy performed for posterior capsule opacification (PCO) has on visual acuity (VA), and on contrast VA and ..
  18. ncbi Impact of holmium:YAG and neodymium:YAG lasers on the efficacy of DNA delivery in transitional cell carcinoma
    Thomas Knoll
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68135, Germany
    Lasers Med Sci 19:33-6. 2004
    ..5 million cells/ml) was mixed with 200 microg of plasmid DNA (pEGFP-N1). Two types of laser energy, neodymium:YAG (Nd:YAG) and holmium:YAG (Ho:YAG), were applied to the cell suspension in different energy settings...
  19. ncbi Removal of gutta-percha from root canals using an Nd:YAG laser
    D Viducic
    Department of Microbiology, School of Dental Medicine, Tokushima University, Japan
    Int Endod J 36:670-3. 2003
    ..To examine the use of an Nd:YAG laser in removing gutta-percha fillings from root canals when used in conjunction with eucalyptol, dimethylformamide (DMF) or no solvent...
  20. ncbi Assessment of the efficacy of nonablative long-pulsed 1064-nm Nd:YAG laser treatment of wrinkles compared at 2, 4, and 6 months
    M A Trelles
    Instituto Medico Vilafortuny Antoni De Gimbernat Foundation, Cambrils, Spain
    Facial Plast Surg 21:145-53. 2005
    ..Effects were still visible at the 6-month period, but showed a tendency to decrease. Maintenance treatments are required to achieve good patient satisfaction...
  21. ncbi [LASER applications in endodontics]
    Roeland De Moor
    Université de Gand, Département de Médecine Dentaire and Clinique de Médecine Dentaire, Stomatologie et Chirurgie maxillo faciale, Service de Dentisterie Opératoire et d Endodontie, UZ Gent De Pintelaan 185 P8, B 9000 Gand
    Rev Belge Med Dent (1984) 60:115-45. 2005
    ..It will be clear that a number of endodontic procedures with conventional treatments cannot provide comparable results or are less effective...
  22. ncbi Laser curettage: an overview
    Douglas N Dederich
    Department of Periodontics, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 23:1097-103. 2002
    ..This article presents a review of the literature and a synopsis of the current scientific consensus regarding laser curettage, its effectiveness, its potential for collateral damage, and the scientific standards that apply...
  23. ncbi Recurrence of condylomata acuminata of the urethra after conventional and fluorescence-controlled Nd:YAG laser treatment
    D Zaak
    Department of Urology, University of Munich Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Urology 61:1011-5. 2003
    To report our experience with conventional and fluorescence-controlled neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser therapy of urethral condylomata...
  24. ncbi Effects of Er:YAG and Nd:YAG lasers on dentin permeability in root surfaces: a preliminary in vitro study
    Ana Cecilia Correa Aranha
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Photomed Laser Surg 23:504-8. 2005
    ..This in vitro study evaluated the effects of Nd:YAG and Er:YAG lasers on reducing dentin permeability by sealing opened tubules...
  25. ncbi Neodymium:yttrium-aluminum garnet contact laser ablation of Barrett's high grade dysplasia and early adenocarcinoma
    Allan P Weston
    Specialty Care Section, Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri 64128, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2998-3006. 2002
    We describe the efficacy and safety of neodymium:yttrium-aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) contact laser ablation of Barrett's high grade dysplasia (HGD) and/or early adenocarcinoma.
  26. ncbi Laser fenestration of the mesial septum for treatment of guttural pouch chondroids in a pony
    Heidrun Gehlen
    Clinic for Horses, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany
    Vet Surg 34:383-6. 2005
    ..To describe removal of guttural pouch chondroids through a laser fenestrated mesial septum in a pony with an obstructed pharyngeal ostium of the left guttural pouch...
  27. ncbi Optimal pulse durations for the treatment of leg telangiectasias with a neodymium YAG laser
    Eric C Parlette
    Dermatology Department, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 38:98-105. 2006
    ..Leg veins can be effectively treated with lasers. However, the optimal pulse duration for small leg veins has not been established in human studies with a Nd:YAG laser...
  28. ncbi Applications of the neodymium:YAG laser in plastic surgery of the face and lacrimal surgery. Wound repair. A review
    Franz Fankhauser
    Lindenhofspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Ophthalmologica 216:381-98. 2002
    ..Particular attention is paid to the Nd:YAG laser and to an Nd:YAG laser-powered quartz laser scalpel...
  29. ncbi Effects of Er:YAG and Nd:YAP laser irradiation on the surface roughness and free surface energy of enamel and dentin: an in vitro study
    Valerie Armengol
    Centre de Recherche sur les Matériaux d Intérêt Biologique, Département d odontologie conservatrice endodontie, France
    Oper Dent 28:67-74. 2003
    ..Morphological changes on enamel and dentin were greater with acid-etch and Er:YAG laser than with Nd:YAP laser. Free surface energy was significantly greater with acid-etch or Er:YAG laser than with Nd:YAP laser (p < 0.001)...
  30. ncbi Pulsed Nd:YAG laser effect on eruption of rat mandibular incisors following disturbance of the enamel organ in the pulp
    Yoshiko Murakami
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Showa University, 2 1 1 Kitasenzoku, Ohta ku, Tokyo 145 8515, Japan
    Lasers Med Sci 20:95-8. 2005
    We investigated the effects of pulsed neodymium:yttrium-aluminium-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser irradiation time on the eruption of 56 mandibular incisors in 28 rats. Clinically, some incisors erupted and the others did not...
  31. ncbi Side firing Neodymium:Yag laser prostatectomy: six years of experience with 170 patients
    Ahmet Metin
    Urology Clinics of TCDD Ankara Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 35:33-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate the results and complications in 170 patients with symptomatic benign hyperplasia who underwent laser prostatectomy focusing on six month and long-term results...
  32. ncbi Near-infrared dental diode lasers. Scientific and photobiologic principles and applications
    Eric Bornstein
    Dent Today 23:102-8. 2004
  33. pmc In vitro laser ablation of natural marine biofilms
    Kanavillil Nandakumar
    Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6905-8. 2004
    We studied the efficiency of pulsed low-power laser irradiation of 532 nm from an Nd:YAG (neodymium-doped yttrium-aluminum-garnet) laser to remove marine biofilm developed on titanium and glass coupons...
  34. ncbi [Dentine hypersensitivity treated with Nd: YAG laser: experience with 262 cases]
    Chun Hu
    First Affiliated Hospital, Hunan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Changsha 410007, China
    Di Yi Jun Yi Da Xue Xue Bao 24:319-20. 2004
    To observe the curative effect of neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) laser pulse in treating dentine hypersensitivity.
  35. ncbi Neodymium:YAG laser incision of congenital obstructive posterior urethral membrane in boys with urinary incontinence and low uroflow
    Yao Chou Tsai
    Department of Urology, En Chu Kong Hospital, Taipei Hsien 237, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 103:872-5. 2004
    ..Urethral stricture following cystoscopic fulguration of the membrane and a relatively small urethral caliber make the treatment of this condition difficult...
  36. ncbi Laser-activated fluoride treatment of enamel against an artificial caries challenge: comparison of five wavelengths
    J Vlacic
    School of Dentistry, The University of Queensland, Brisbane
    Aust Dent J 52:101-5. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to examine whether LAF therapy, conducted using a range of wavelengths in the visible and near infrared regions, can protect human dental enamel from an artificial cariogenic challenge...
  37. ncbi A pilot study on the treatment of facial rhytids using nonablative 585-nm pulsed dye and 532-nm Nd:YAG lasers
    Wai Kit Woo
    Department of Dermatology, Ulster Hospital, The Royal Hospitals, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA, N Ireland, United Kingdom
    Dermatol Surg 29:1192-5; discussion 1195. 2003
    ..There have been reports of successfully using the pulsed dye laser and long-pulse Nd:YAG laser to improve skin wrinkles...
  38. ncbi Treatment of pseudofolliculitis barbae using the long-pulse Nd:YAG laser on skin types V and VI
    Seymour M Weaver
    Advanced Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology, 4007 GG Bellaire Boulevard, Houston, TX 77025, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:1187-91. 2003
    ..Pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB) is a foreign body inflammatory condition that is caused by in-grown hairs of the face and body. An effective treatment to alleviate this condition without the risk of side effects has yet to be found...
  39. ncbi 532-nm Nd:YAG and 595-nm pulsed dye laser treatment of leg telangiectasia using ultralong pulse duration
    Wai Kit Woo
    Department of Dermatology, Ulster Hospital, The Royal Hospitals, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA, N Ireland, United Kingdom
    Dermatol Surg 29:1176-80; discussion 1180. 2003
    ..Telangiectatic leg veins have been treated using lasers with variable success...
  40. ncbi A randomized, controlled, split-face clinical trial of 1320-nm Nd:YAG laser therapy in the treatment of acne vulgaris
    Jeffrey S Orringer
    Department of Dermatology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0314, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:432-8. 2007
    ..There is a need for additional effective treatments for acne vulgaris. Laser therapy has been explored as a therapeutic option for acne, but rigorously designed studies in this area have been limited...
  41. ncbi Principles of lasers and biophotonic effects
    Verena Knappe
    Laser and Medizin Technologie GmbH, Berlin, Germany
    Photomed Laser Surg 22:411-7. 2004
    ..For percutaneous laser disc decompression (PLDD), lasers in the near-infrared region (Nd:YAG, Ho:YAG, and diode lasers) and with visible green radiation (frequency doubled Nd:YAG, called "KTP laser") were reported to be effective...
  42. ncbi Angiokeratoma Fordyce of the glans penis: combined treatment with erbium: YAG and 532 nm KTP (frequency doubled neodynium: YAG) laser
    Falk Georges Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    J Dermatol 31:943-5. 2004
    ..Combined treatment with Erbium: YAG and 532 nm KTP (frequency doubled Neodynium: YAG) laser led to excellent cosmetic results...
  43. ncbi The sealing ability of an epoxy resin root canal sealer after Nd:YAG laser irradiation of the root canal
    F J H W Depraet
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontology, Dental School, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    Int Endod J 38:302-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate ex vivo the effect of Nd:YAG laser irradiation with and without black ink on instrumented root canal walls, and the degree of both coronal and apical microleakage of filled root canals...
  44. ncbi Nd:YAG laser ablation and acid resistance of enamel
    Yong Hoon Kwon
    Department of Dental Biomaterials, College of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University, 2 188 1 Samduk dong Jung gu, Daegu 700 422, Korea
    Dent Mater J 22:404-11. 2003
    ..The former suggests a minimized mineral loss. The Nd:YAG laser irradiation will enhance the acid resistance and retard the carious progression in enamel...
  45. ncbi Nd:YAG laser ablation of enamel for orthodontic use: tensile bond strength and surface modification
    Yong Hoon Kwon
    Department of Dental Biomaterials, College of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University, 2 188 1 Samduk dong Jung gu, Daegu 700 422, Korea
    Dent Mater J 22:397-403. 2003
    ..The formation involved melting and solidification of enamel. Each crater had numerous micropores. Microscopically, the ablated surface was smooth, while much of the acid-etched surface contained numerous microspaces...
  46. ncbi In vitro radiographic analysis of Nd:YAG-laser-irradiated dentin
    H C P Brucoli
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Sao Paulo University, Av Prof Lineu Prestes 2227, CEP, 05508 900, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Lasers Med Sci 20:89-94. 2005
    ..36% more radiopaque than the non-irradiated dentin images. The Nd:YAG laser irradiation of dentin is able to alter its radiographic image, producing more radiopaque images of the irradiated dentin...
  47. ncbi Long-pulsed neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser treatment for port wine stains
    Roy G Geronemus
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:923. 2006
  48. ncbi Lasers in veterinary medicine--where have we been, and where are we going?
    Kenneth E Bartels
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 32:495-515. 2002
    ..Veterinary medicine can and should be in the forefront during these exciting times, adding an essential dimension to development of this twenty-first century technology...
  49. ncbi Bacteriologic evaluation of the effect of Nd:YAG laser irradiation in experimental infected root canals
    Raffaele Piccolomini
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    J Endod 28:276-8. 2002
    ..25% NaOCl. The results show an antibacterial effect of the Pumped Diodium Nd:YAG laser, depending on the radiation frequency. However, 5.25% NaOCl was more effective than either laser application...
  50. ncbi New Thomson scattering diagnostic on RFX-mod
    A Alfier
    Dipartamento di Fisica G Galilei, Universita degli Studi di Padova, via Marzolo 8, I 35100 Padova, Italy
    Rev Sci Instrum 78:013505. 2007
    ..During RFX-mod experimental campaigns in 2005, the TS diagnostic has demonstrated its performance, routinely providing reliable high resolution profiles...
  51. ncbi Influence of Nd:YAG laser irradiation on an adhesive restorative procedure
    Margarete Franke
    Graduation Program in Materials Science and Engineering PGMAT, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    Oper Dent 31:604-9. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi Antibacterial effects of pulsed Nd:YAG laser radiation at different energy settings in root canals
    Matthias Folwaczny
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Endod 28:24-9. 2002
    ..3 degrees C (+/-3.9) and that at 200 mJ was 61.8 degrees C (+/-4.2). The Nd:YAG laser radiation has antimicrobial effects in root canals even in the absence of photosensitizing dyes but also causes considerable temperature increase...
  53. ncbi [Morphologic evaluation of the bonding between adhesive/composite resin and dentin irradiated with Er:YAG and Nd:YAG lasers: comparative study using scanning microscopy]
    M Oda
    , Faculdade de Odontologia, USP
    Pesqui Odontol Bras 15:283-9. 2001
    ..With the Nd:YAG laser treatment, there was only visual superposition of resin over the dentin surface, which suggests that there was only occlusion of the tubules, with characteristics of fusion in the superficial dentine...
  54. ncbi Endoscopic Nd:YAG laser therapy of infantile subglottic hemangioma
    Chia Hsiang Fu
    Department of Otolaryngology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:89-92. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, ever since the neodymium: yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser was developed, this modality has been considered feasible to treat ..
  55. ncbi Joint strength of laser-welded titanium
    J Liu
    Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Nagasaki University, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8588, Japan
    Dent Mater 18:143-8. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the joint strength of titanium laser-welding using several levels of laser output energy [current (A)]...
  56. ncbi Mode-locking optimization with a real-time feedback system in a Nd:yttrium lithium fluoride laser cavity
    C Marengoni
    Dipartimento di Fisica G Occhialini, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Rev Sci Instrum 78:013105. 2007
    ..Full implementation of the system on an Nd:yttrium lithium fluoride actively mode-locked laser is presented...
  57. ncbi In vitro testing of Nd:YAG laser processed calcium phosphate coatings
    A De Carlos
    Dpto de Bioquímica, Genética e Inmunología, Universidade de Vigo, Vigo, Spain
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 17:1153-60. 2006
    ....
  58. ncbi Clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic evaluation of Nd:YAG laser pulpotomy on human primary teeth
    Mesut Enes Odabas
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Gazi, Ankara, Turkey
    J Endod 33:415-21. 2007
    ..Dentin bridge was absent in all samples. No stained bacteria were observed in any of these samples. In conclusion, Nd:YAG laser may be considered as an alternative to formocresol for pulpotomies in primary teeth...
  59. ncbi [Indications of lasers treatment for lymphatic malformations]
    C Berwald
    Service de chirurgie plastique reconstructrice et esthétique du Professeur Magalon, Hopital de la Conception, boulevard Baille, 13005 Marseille, France
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 51:429-32. 2006
    ..Finally, the indication of the laser must be retained only as a supplement to the surgery and has to be done by experimented persons...
  60. ncbi [Port wine stains and laser treatments]
    F Laffitte
    Plate forme laser multidisciplinaire, Hopital de Rangueil, 31059 Toulouse cedex 09, France
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 51:357-68. 2006
    ..Therefore, everything has been reported several times and, in some occasions with some kind of artlessness and/or without follow-up. Author will try in this paper to report a 25 years experience, with as much objectivity as possible...
  61. ncbi The observation of abnormal signals in laser flash photolysis: a type of probable synchronized nuclear spin signals
    Wen Li
    Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, PR China
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 65:345-50. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi Laser resource and reference guide
    Robert H Gregg
    Dent Today 25:90, 92. 2006
  63. ncbi Treatment of dentin hypersensitivity by Nd:YAG laser
    B B Lier
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Periodontol 29:501-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this double-blind, controlled, split-mouth designed clinical trial was to assess the effect of a single Nd:YAG laser application on alleviating hypersensitivity...
  64. ncbi Ablation rate and micromorphological aspects with Nd:YAG picosecond pulsed laser on primary teeth
    Rosane de F Z Lizarelli
    Instituto de Física de São Carlos USP, Av Trabalhador Sancarlense, 400, Sao Carlos SP, Brazil
    Lasers Surg Med 31:177-85. 2002
    ..Because little is present in the literature concerning specific laser ablation for primary teeth with respect to enamel and dentin, this work may open perspectives for new investigations...
  65. ncbi Resin bonding to dentin irradiated by high repetition rate Er:YAG laser
    Koya Aizawa
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    Photomed Laser Surg 24:397-401. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the influence of laser irradiation with a high pulse repetition rate on dentin bonding...
  66. ncbi Inhibition of transiently expressed low- and high-voltage-activated calcium channels by trivalent metal cations
    A M Beedle
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, Canada
    J Membr Biol 187:225-38. 2002
    ..inhibited alpha1G current (IC50 = 28 nM), followed by erbium > gadolinium ~ cerium > holmium > ytterbium > neodymium > lanthanum >> scandium...
  67. ncbi Does the source of laser energy influence the coagulation of chorionic plate vessels? Comparison of Nd:YAG and diode laser on an ex vivo placental model
    Jacky Nizard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, CHIPS, Poissy, France
    Fetal Diagn Ther 22:33-7. 2007
    To compare the histological effects of diode and Neodymium-Yttrium Aluminium Garnet (Nd:YAG) laser coagulation of chorionic plate vessels.
  68. ncbi Highly Nd3+-doped Y3Al5O12 crystal fiber tip for laser thermotherapy
    Limin Tong
    Department of Physics, State Key Laboratory of Silicon Materials, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Appl Opt 41:4008-12. 2002
    Based on phonon relaxation, a 12-at. % neodymium-doped YAG (Y3AlrO12) crystal fiber tip has been developed for photothermal conversion. The near-cylindrical tip, with an average diameter of 0.68 mm and a length of 1...
  69. ncbi Nd:YAG lasers (1,064 nm) in the treatment of venous malformations of the face and neck: challenges and benefits
    Kathrin Scherer
    The Vascular and Birthmarks Institute of New York, Roosevelt Hospital, 126 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023, USA
    Lasers Med Sci 22:119-26. 2007
    b>Neodymium:yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) laser therapy for venous malformations (VMs) of the head and neck is a rather new therapeutical option in addition to sclerotherapy and surgery...
  70. ncbi Clinical performance of Alcon SA30AL and SA60AT single-piece acrylic intraocular lenses
    James A Davison
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 28:1112-23. 2002
    ..To report the clinical performance characteristics of single-piece acrylic Alcon SA30AL and SA60AT intraocular lenses (IOLs)...
  71. ncbi A comparison of topical application of 1% tetracaine gel before and after the procedure in removal of cutaneous pigmentation with Q-switched neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet laser (1064/532 nm)
    Di Qing Luo
    Department of Dermatology, Huangpu Hospital of the First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, PR China
    Photomed Laser Surg 28:213-7. 2010
    To evaluate the anesthetic efficacy of topical application of 1% tetracaine gel before and after a Q-switched neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet (Nd:YAG) laser procedure.
  72. ncbi The Asian dermatologic patient: review of common pigmentary disorders and cutaneous diseases
    Stephanie G Y Ho
    Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Clin Dermatol 10:153-68. 2009
    ..Long-pulsed neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) lasers and IPL sources pose less of a PIH risk but require a greater ..
  73. ncbi Rare earth metals used in biodegradable magnesium-based stents do not interfere with proliferation of smooth muscle cells but do induce the upregulation of inflammatory genes
    Andreas Drynda
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care, Children s Hospital, University of Rostock, Rembrandtstrasse 16 17, Rostock, Germany
    J Biomed Mater Res A 91:360-9. 2009
    ..Cerium (Ce), neodymium (Nd), yttrium (Y), and ytterbium (Yb) are already used for degradable cardiovascular stents...
  74. ncbi Prospective study of ab externo erbium:YAG laser sclerostomy in humans
    P C Jacobi
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne, Germany
    Am J Ophthalmol 123:478-86. 1997
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of ab externo erbium:YAG (Er:YAG) laser sclerostomy in controlling intraocular pressure in eyes with uncontrolled glaucoma...
  75. ncbi Lasers for facial rejuvenation: a review
    Evangelia Papadavid
    Dermatology Department A Syggros Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Dermatol 42:480-7. 2003
    ..Different types of laser are used for resurfacing and collagen remodeling in cutaneous laser surgery...
  76. ncbi Neodymium:YAG pupilloplasty in pediatric aphakia
    C G Summers
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 28:155-6. 1991
    ..We report a 27-month-old aphakic child whose pupillary aperture was enlarged from 1 mm to 3.5 mm with neodymium (Nd):YAG pupilloplasty, following intramuscular sedation with meperidine, promethazine, and chlorpromazine...
  77. ncbi Neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser arteriotomy with embolectomy for central retinal artery occlusion
    Michael Reynard
    Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 137:196-8. 2004
    To describe a patient with central retinal artery occlusion successfully treated with neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser arteriotomy and embolectomy.
  78. ncbi Therapeutic applications of lasers in urology: an update
    Nathaniel M Fried
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Biophotonics Laboratory, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 3:81-94. 2006
    ..and more user-friendly solid-state lasers, such as the holmium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (YAG), frequency-doubled neodymium:YAG and diode lasers has made the technology more attractive for clinical use...
  79. ncbi Three-year follow-up of oral leukoplakia after neodymium:yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) laser surgery
    V Vivek
    PMS College of Dental Science and Research, Vattapara, Trivandrum 695028 Kerala, India
    Lasers Med Sci 23:375-9. 2008
    ..The main objectives of the study are to observe (1) the efficacy, safety and acceptability of the neodymium:yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) laser in the management of oral leukoplakia; (2) the nature of postoperative ..
  80. ncbi [Intraocular pressure results of contact transscleral cyclophotocoagulation with Neodymium YAG laser for refractory glaucoma]
    J C Quintyn
    Service d Ophtalmologie, Hopital Charles Nicolle, Rouen
    J Fr Ophtalmol 26:808-12. 2003
    To evaluate the effects of contact transscleral cyclophotocoagulation with neodymium YAG laser for refractory glaucoma.
  81. ncbi Relationship of AcrySof acrylic and PhacoFlex silicone intraocular lenses to visual acuity and posterior capsule opacification
    Michael T Halpern
    Exponent, Inc, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 28:662-9. 2002
    ..To compare the changes in visual acuity and the development of posterior capsule opacification (PCO) with AcrySof acrylic intraocular lenses (IOLs) (Alcon Laboratories) and second-generation PhacoFlex silicone IOLs (Allergan )...
  82. ncbi Laser-assisted neuroendoscopy using a neodymium-yttrium aluminum garnet or diode contact laser with pretreated fiber tips
    W P Vandertop
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg 88:82-92. 1998
    ..The authors have developed a special laser catheter for use in neuroendoscopy; the object of this paper is to present their experimental and clinical experiences using the catheter...
  83. ncbi Critical review of lasers in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
    Stavros Gravas
    Department of Urology, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BJU Int 107:1030-43. 2011
    ..Various lasers have been introduced including neodymium: yttrium aluminium garnet (YAG), holmium (Ho):YAG, potassium titanyl phosphate:YAG, thulium(Tm) and diode laser...
  84. ncbi Primary posterior capsulorhexis with anterior vitrectomy in preventing posterior capsule opacification in pediatric cataract microsurgery
    Yi Luo
    Department of Ophthalmology, Eye and ENT Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Microsurgery 28:113-6. 2008
    ..The percentages of various complications and rate of neodymium YAG (Nd:YAG) laser capsulotomy were followed up for 12-36 months...
  85. ncbi Evaluation of short-term effects of rare earth and other elements used in magnesium alloys on primary cells and cell lines
    Frank Feyerabend
    Department of Structural Research on Macromolecules, GKSS Research Centre, Institute for Materials Research, Max Planck Strasse 1, D 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
    Acta Biomater 6:1834-42. 2010
    ..Therefore in this study the in vitro cytotoxicity of the elements yttrium (Y), neodymium (Nd), dysprosium (Dy), praseodymium (Pr), gadolinium (Gd), lanthanum (La), cerium (Ce), europium (Eu), lithium (..
  86. ncbi Role of lasers and photodynamic therapy in the treatment of cutaneous malignancy
    S Karrer
    Department of Dermatology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Am J Clin Dermatol 2:229-37. 2001
    ..For these purposes, the carbon dioxide laser, the neodymium:yttrium aluminum garnet laser and the argon laser are particularly suitable...
  87. ncbi The role of mast cells in non-ablative laser resurfacing with 1,320 nm neodymium:yttrium-aluminium-garnet laser
    Yingbin Shang
    Institute for Laser Medicine and Bio Photonics, School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai, 200240, China
    Lasers Med Sci 25:371-7. 2010
    ..The dorsal skin of Kunming (KM) mice was exposed to 1,320 nm neodymium-yttrium-aluminium garnet (Nd:YAG) laser weekly for four consecutive weeks...
  88. ncbi Randomized control trial for the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa with a neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet laser
    Emily Tierney
    Center for Multicultural Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Dermatol Surg 35:1188-98. 2009
    ..Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic suppurative condition for which there is limited efficacy of medical and surgical treatments...
  89. ncbi Effect of AcrySof versus silicone or polymethyl methacrylate intraocular lens on posterior capsule opacification
    Ni Li
    Department of Ophthalmology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Ophthalmology 115:830-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the effect of AcrySof intraocular lenses (IOLs) on the development of posterior capsule opacification (PCO) compared with silicone or polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) IOLs for patients with senile cataracts...
  90. pmc Modulation by beta-aminopropionitrile of vessel luminal narrowing and structural abnormalities in arterial wall collagen in a rabbit model of conventional balloon angioplasty versus laser balloon angioplasty
    J R Spears
    Department of Medicine, Harper Hospital Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48201
    J Clin Invest 93:1543-53. 1994
    ..balloon angioplasty (BA) and by contralateral balloon angioplasty accompanied by exposure to continuous wave neodymium: yttrium aluminum garnet laser radiation (LBA)...
  91. ncbi Krypton laser membranotomy in the treatment of dense premacular hemorrhage
    Yung Jen Chen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Hsien, Taiwan
    Can J Ophthalmol 39:761-6. 2004
    b>Neodymium:YAG (Nd:YAG) laser and argon laser membranotomy have been used in patients with premacular hemorrhage to drain premacular blood into the vitreous cavity and rapidly clear the hemorrhage...
  92. ncbi Endoscopic neodymium:yttrium aluminium garnet (Nd:YAG) laser irradiation of a bladder hemangioma associated with Klippel-Weber syndrome
    M Kato
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 7:145-8. 2000
    A case of endoscopic neodymium:yttrium aluminium garnet (Nd:YAG) laser coagulation of a bladder hemangioma associated with Klippel-Weber syndrome is presented...
  93. ncbi Endovenous laser photocoagulation (EVLP) for varicose veins
    Cheng Jen Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Lasers Surg Med 31:257-62. 2002
    ..Results of laser photocoagulation of vascular anomalies have been encouraging. Applying these concepts of laser-tissue interactions, we developed a new method of treatment for varicose veins of the lower extremities...
  94. ncbi Potential applications of Erbium:YAG laser in periodontics
    Isao Ishikawa
    Section of Periodontology, Department of Hard Tissue Engineering, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8549, Japan
    J Periodontal Res 39:275-85. 2004
    ..As a result, numerous laser systems are currently available for oral use. Neodymium:Yttrium-Aluminum:Garnet (Nd:YAG), carbon dioxide (CO(2)) laser and the semiconductor Diode lasers have already ..
  95. ncbi Comparative studies of neodymium (III)-selective PVC membrane sensors
    Vinod K Gupta
    Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee 247 667, India
    Anal Chim Acta 647:66-71. 2009
    ..L2) are described for quantification of neodymium (III)...
  96. ncbi Comparison of long-term outcomes of selective laser trabeculoplasty versus argon laser trabeculoplasty in open-angle glaucoma
    Mark S Juzych
    Kresge Eye Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48201 1423, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:1853-9. 2004
    ..To compare the long-term success rate of selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) versus argon laser trabeculoplasty (ALT)...
  97. ncbi Brimonidine 0.15% versus apraclonidine 0.5% for prevention of intraocular pressure elevation after anterior segment laser surgery
    Teresa C Chen
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Glaucoma Service, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:1707-12. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy and safety of brimonidine 0.15% with those of apraclonidine 0.5% in preventing intraocular pressure (IOP) elevations after anterior segment laser surgery...
  98. pmc Outcome of phacoemulsification in patients with uveitis
    M A Elgohary
    Moorfields Eye Hospital, London EC1V 2PD, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:916-21. 2007
    To examine the visual outcome and identify risk factors for postoperative uveitis, macular oedema and neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet (Nd:YAG) capsulotomy after phacoemulsification and intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in ..
  99. ncbi A prospective, randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial comparing laser-assisted lipoplasty with suction-assisted lipoplasty
    Arturo Prado
    Division of Plastic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Chile
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1032-45. 2006
    The authors randomized and prospectively analyzed their clinical experience with the use of internal neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet low-level laser-assisted lipoplasty compared with suction-assisted lipoplasty.
  100. ncbi Evaluation of the furcation area permeability of deciduous molars treated by neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser or adhesive
    Camila A B Guglielmi
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Lineu Prestes, 2227, Sao Paulo, SP, 005508 000, Brazil
    Lasers Med Sci 25:873-80. 2010
    The purpose of this in vitro study was to compare the effects of a self-etch adhesive system and neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser application on the dentinal permeability of the furcation area of primary molars...
  101. ncbi Impact of collateral damage to endourologic tools during laser lithotripsy--in vitro comparison of three different clinical laser systems
    Markus J Bader
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Endourol 25:667-72. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the amount of damage to a standard guidewire and the nitinol wires of endourologic retrieval baskets that were affected by three different clinically available laser systems...

Research Grants10

  1. Efficient Ultraviolet Laser for Raman Spectroscopy
    DAVID GERSTENBERGER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The 236nm ultraviolet light will be generated by frequency-quadrupling the 946nm output of a neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet laser...
  2. Synthesis via Metal-Catalyzed and Cationic Cyclizations
    THOMAS STUART LIVINGHOUSE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of non-metallocene complexes of the group 3 metals (particularly yttrium, scandium, lanthanum, lutetium and neodymium) are versatile and highly selective catalysts for the intramolecular hydroamination of carbon-carbon multiple ..
  3. TOTAL SYNTHESIS OF APOPTOLIDIN
    K Nicolaou; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed work is expected to have significant impact in the area of cancer chemotherapy and should provide enabling technologies and tools for biology and medicine. ..
  4. Enabling Technologies for Combinatorial Chemistry
    K Nicolaou; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. TOTAL SYNTHESIS OF NATURAL PRODUCTS
    K Nicolaou; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..3] sigmatropic rearrangement and a radical based ring closure to form the bicyclic skeleton. ..
  6. TOTAL SYNTHESIS OF AZADIRACHTIN
    K Nicolaou; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed work is expected to impact the general areas of pharmaceutical and agricultural research, and infectious diseases in particular, through discoveries in synthetic organic chemistry and chemical biology. ..
  7. SYNTHESIS OF ANTICANCER AGENTS
    K C Nicolaou; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Pediatric Thin-Film TiNi Catheter-Based Heart Valve
    Daniel Levi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Phase II studies will focus on accelerated wear testing, long-term in vivo animal testing, and manufacturing issues. ..
  9. Biomaterials as Decorporation Agents for Radionuclides
    TATIANA LEVITSKAIA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..