laser surgery

Summary

Summary: The use of a laser either to vaporize surface lesions or to make bloodless cuts in tissue. It does not include the coagulation of tissue by laser (LASER COAGULATION).

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Neodymium:YAG laser anterior capsulotomy for capsular contraction syndrome
    Sunil P Deokule
    Wolverhampton and Midland Counties Eye Infirmary, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 37:99-105. 2006
  2. ncbi Laser surgery of the inferior turbinate for allergic rhinitis with seasonal exacerbation: an acoustic rhinometry study
    Sachio Takeno
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hiroshima University School of Medicine, Hiroshima, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:455-60. 2003
  3. ncbi Giant condyloma acuminatum or buschke-Lowenstein tumor: review of the literature and report of three cases treated by CO2 laser surgery. A long-term follow-up
    Antonio Frega
    II Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, II Faculty, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Anticancer Res 22:1201-4. 2002
  4. ncbi Endoscopic CO2 laser surgery for early glottic cancer in patients who are candidates for radiotherapy: results of a prospective nonrandomized study
    Mohssen Ansarin
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti, 435, 20141 Milano, Italy
    Head Neck 28:121-5. 2006
  5. ncbi The results of CO2 laser surgery in patients with oral leukoplakia: a 25 year follow up
    P S van der Hem
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Groningen University Hospital, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Oral Oncol 41:31-7. 2005
  6. ncbi Management of oral leukoplakia by laser surgery: relation between recurrence and malignant transformation and clinicopathological features
    Junnosuke Ishii
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shakaihoken Kobe Central Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Clin Laser Med Surg 22:27-33. 2004
  7. ncbi Functional outcomes of transoral laser surgery of supraglottic carcinoma compared with a transcervical approach
    Rubén Cabanillas
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, and Instituto Universitario de Oncología del Principado de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain
    Head Neck 26:653-9. 2004
  8. ncbi Complications in transoral CO2 laser surgery for carcinoma of the larynx and hypopharynx
    Isabel Vilaseca-González
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Clinic i Universitari de Barcelona, C Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Head Neck 25:382-8. 2003
  9. ncbi Voice quality after laser surgery or radiotherapy for T1a glottic carcinoma
    Etsuyo Tamura
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Laryngoscope 113:910-4. 2003
  10. ncbi Transoral laser surgery for early glottic cancers
    Sultan A Pradhan
    Head and Neck Services, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:623-5. 2003

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  1. ncbi Neodymium:YAG laser anterior capsulotomy for capsular contraction syndrome
    Sunil P Deokule
    Wolverhampton and Midland Counties Eye Infirmary, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 37:99-105. 2006
    ..This study presents the outcome of neodymium:YAG laser anterior capsulotomy for capsular contraction syndrome, the safety profile and effectiveness of which are unclear...
  2. ncbi Laser surgery of the inferior turbinate for allergic rhinitis with seasonal exacerbation: an acoustic rhinometry study
    Sachio Takeno
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hiroshima University School of Medicine, Hiroshima, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:455-60. 2003
    b>Laser surgery has been used to successfully treat patients with perennial allergic rhinitis. We examined whether the numbers and types of sensitized allergens influence the effects of surgery...
  3. ncbi Giant condyloma acuminatum or buschke-Lowenstein tumor: review of the literature and report of three cases treated by CO2 laser surgery. A long-term follow-up
    Antonio Frega
    II Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, II Faculty, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Anticancer Res 22:1201-4. 2002
    ..It is advisable to treat it early. After a review of the literature, three cases of giant condyloma acuminatum, treated by combined CO2 Laser surgery excision-vaporization and which underwent a long-term follow-up are described.
  4. ncbi Endoscopic CO2 laser surgery for early glottic cancer in patients who are candidates for radiotherapy: results of a prospective nonrandomized study
    Mohssen Ansarin
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti, 435, 20141 Milano, Italy
    Head Neck 28:121-5. 2006
    ..Treatment of early glottic malignancies is controversial, particularly if postoperative endoscopy shows minimal/no residual disease...
  5. ncbi The results of CO2 laser surgery in patients with oral leukoplakia: a 25 year follow up
    P S van der Hem
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Groningen University Hospital, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Oral Oncol 41:31-7. 2005
    ..This large study with a long follow up shows that laser treatment is a good prophylactic treatment for oral leukoplakia...
  6. ncbi Management of oral leukoplakia by laser surgery: relation between recurrence and malignant transformation and clinicopathological features
    Junnosuke Ishii
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shakaihoken Kobe Central Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Clin Laser Med Surg 22:27-33. 2004
    The aim of the present study was to assess the clinical usefulness of laser surgery for oral leukoplakia.
  7. ncbi Functional outcomes of transoral laser surgery of supraglottic carcinoma compared with a transcervical approach
    Rubén Cabanillas
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, and Instituto Universitario de Oncología del Principado de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain
    Head Neck 26:653-9. 2004
    ..Several functional advantages have been described for the transoral laser supraglottic laryngectomy as compared with open techniques. However, comparative studies have been rarely performed...
  8. ncbi Complications in transoral CO2 laser surgery for carcinoma of the larynx and hypopharynx
    Isabel Vilaseca-González
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Clinic i Universitari de Barcelona, C Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Head Neck 25:382-8. 2003
    Because of the increase in indications for laser surgery to treat malignant tumors of the larynx and hypopharynx, a higher number of complications may be expected...
  9. ncbi Voice quality after laser surgery or radiotherapy for T1a glottic carcinoma
    Etsuyo Tamura
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Laryngoscope 113:910-4. 2003
    To compare the effect on phonation of radiotherapy and endoscopic laser surgery for stage T1a glottic squamous cell carcinoma.
  10. ncbi Transoral laser surgery for early glottic cancers
    Sultan A Pradhan
    Head and Neck Services, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:623-5. 2003
    To demonstrate the oncologic safety of transoral endoscopic laser surgery in early glottic cancers.
  11. ncbi Our approach to pediatric dermatologic laser surgery
    Anne M Chapas
    Laser and Skin Surgery Center of New York, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 37:255-63. 2005
    Many pediatric dermatological conditions may be successfully treated with laser surgery.
  12. ncbi Twenty-five years experience with laser surgery for head and neck tumors : report of an international symposium, Göttingen, Germany, 2005
    Martin C Jäckel
    ENT Department, Hospital of Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:577-85. 2007
    ..on 10 and 11 June 2005 in Göttingen, was dedicated to a critical review and assessment of the current role of laser surgery for the treatment of head and neck cancer...
  13. ncbi Surgical voice rehabilitation after laser surgery for glottic carcinoma
    Christian Sittel
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cologne, Germany
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:493-9. 2002
    Transoral laser surgery today is the mainstay of treatment for T1 and T2 glottic carcinoma. The vocal ability remains sufficient in the majority of patients...
  14. ncbi Laser surgery for angle closure glaucoma
    Jeffrey M Liebmann
    The Department of Ophthalmology, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 17:84-91. 2002
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the indications and techniques for laser iridotomy and laser iridoplasty in clinical practice...
  15. ncbi CO2 laser surgery for vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia. Excisional, destructive and combined techniques
    Carlo Penna
    Department of Gynecology, Perinatology and Human Reproduction, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Reprod Med 47:913-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate CO2 laser excision, vaporization and combined techniques for treatment of vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN)...
  16. ncbi CO2 laser surgery: a larynx preservation alternative for selected hypopharyngeal carcinomas
    Isabel Vilaseca
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Clinic i Universitari, C Villarroel 170 Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Head Neck 26:953-9. 2004
    Transoral CO2 laser surgery (TLS) has demonstrated good oncologic results and low morbidity in the treatment of selected laryngeal carcinomas, but experience in hypopharyngeal carcinomas (HC) is limited...
  17. ncbi Office-based laryngeal laser surgery: a review of 443 cases using three wavelengths
    Jamie A Koufman
    Voice Institute of New York, New York, NY 10023, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:146-51. 2007
    Unsedated office-based laser surgery (UOLS) of the larynx and trachea has significantly improved the treatment options for patients with laryngotracheal pathology including recurrent respiratory papillomas, granulomas, leukoplakia, and ..
  18. ncbi [Functional outcomes of transoral laser surgery of supraglottic carcinoma]
    R Cabanillas
    Servicio de Otorrinolaringologia, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Universidad de Oviedo, Instituto Universitario de Oncologia del Principado de Asturias, Oviedo, Asturias
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 56:156-60. 2005
    To analyse the functional outcome of patients with supraglottic carcinomas treated by transoral laser surgery.
  19. ncbi Perinatal outcomes with laser surgery for twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Peter H Gray
    Division of Neonatology, Mater Mothers Hospital, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:438-43. 2006
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  20. ncbi Laser surgery of T1a glottic carcinomas; significance of resection margins
    K Brøndbo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, 0027, Oslo, Norway
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:627-30. 2007
    Since 1995 patients with T1a glottic carcinomas have been treated with laser surgery at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Rikshospitalet in Oslo...
  21. ncbi Neonatal outcome in preterm monochorionic twins with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome after intrauterine treatment with amnioreduction or fetoscopic laser surgery: comparison with dichorionic twins
    Richard Lenclen
    Department of Neonatology, Paris Ouest University, CHI Poissy St Germain, France
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:450.e1-7. 2007
    ..compare neonatal outcome in preterm neonates after twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) that was treated by amnioreduction or fetoscopic laser surgery (FLS) and in dichorionic neonates who were matched for gestational age at birth.
  22. ncbi Laser surgery as a treatment for oral leukoplakia
    J Ishii
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7 5 2, Kusunoki cho, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0017, Japan
    Oral Oncol 39:759-69. 2003
    ..Furthermore, patients with oral leukoplakia may develop new lesions in other oral cavity locations. Laser surgery for oral mucosal lesions has been reported to have many advantages, and it is widely used in the treatment of ..
  23. ncbi Incidence, origin, and character of cerebral injury in twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome treated with fetoscopic laser surgery
    Enrico Lopriore
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1215-20. 2006
    The objective of the study was to determine the incidence, origin, and character of cerebral lesions in monochorionic twins with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome treated with fetoscopic laser surgery.
  24. ncbi Long-term neurodevelopmental outcome in twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome treated with fetoscopic laser surgery
    Enrico Lopriore
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:231.e1-4. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the long-term neurodevelopmental outcome in twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome treated with laser...
  25. ncbi The S-Caine peel: a novel topical anesthetic for cutaneous laser surgery
    Holly A Bryan
    Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, Washington, DC, USA
    Dermatol Surg 28:999-1003; discussion 1003. 2002
    ..The patented formulation can be used to anesthetize the skin prior to a variety of cutaneous procedures...
  26. ncbi Endoscopic myotomy of the cricopharyngeal muscle with CO2 laser surgery
    Robert P Takes
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Medical Center Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 27:703-9. 2005
    ..Several treatment modalities are available, such as external myotomy of the muscle, dilatation, and local infiltration with botulinum toxin. Recently, endoscopic transmucosal myotomies using a CO2 laser have been described...
  27. ncbi Fiber-guided CO2 laser surgery in an animal model
    Zhi Wang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Boston Medical Center Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Photomed Laser Surg 24:646-50. 2006
    This study tested a newly developed flexible fiber for CO(2) laser surgery.
  28. ncbi Endotracheal and bronchial laser surgery in the treatment of malign and benign lower airway obstructions
    Kimmo Hujala
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, North Karelia Central Hospital, Joensuu, Finland
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 260:219-22. 2003
    ..In combination with external radiation therapy, laser surgery has become a standard means of treatment for these patients...
  29. ncbi Ingrowing nails and carbon dioxide laser surgery
    P Andre
    157, rue de l université, Paris, France
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 17:288-90. 2003
    ..Ingrown nails are common in young people, surgery is often required and recurrence rates are high...
  30. ncbi Bronchoscopic Nd-YAG laser surgery for tracheobronchial mucoepidermoid carcinoma--a report of two cases
    C H Li
    Department of Otolaryngology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Clin Pract 58:979-82. 2004
    ..MEC, which were both managed through bronchoscopic neodymium yttrium aluminium garnet (Nd-YAG) laser surgery. The patients were free from disease, 26 and 36 months after surgery...
  31. ncbi A retrospective comparison of endonasal KTP laser dacryocystorhinostomy versus external dacryocystorhinostomy
    S Mirza
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 27:347-51. 2002
    ..In conclusion, for nasolacrimal duct obstruction, the endonasal technique is our approach of choice, with revision surgery if necessary, and the external technique is held in reserve...
  32. ncbi Cost savings of unsedated office-based laser surgery for laryngeal papillomas
    Catherine J Rees
    Department of Otolaryngology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:45-8. 2007
    Unsedated office-based laryngeal laser surgery (UOLS) is now an effective alternative to traditional operating room-based suspension microdirect laryngoscopy under general anesthesia...
  33. ncbi Value of endotracheal tube safety in laryngeal laser surgery
    Andreas M Sesterhenn
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Marburg, D 35037 Marburg, Germany
    Lasers Surg Med 32:384-90. 2003
    ..confronted with questions concerning the choice of the most efficient endotracheal tube (ETT) for laryngeal laser surgery, especially with regard to possible endolaryngeal tube fires, or combustions...
  34. ncbi Scanner-assisted carbon dioxide laser surgery: a retrospective follow-up study of patients with hidradenitis suppurativa
    Jan Lapins
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine, Section of Dermatology and Venereology, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:280-5. 2002
    ..The chronic fistulating lesions of hidradenitis suppurativa spread by contiguous growth, and all affected tissue needs to be surgically removed...
  35. ncbi Interventional laser surgery: an effective surgical and diagnostic tool in oral precancer management
    P J Thomson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The Dental School, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 31:145-53. 2002
    ..In order to determine the efficacy of interventional CO2 laser surgery in oral precancer management, the records of 57 consecutive laser-treated patients presenting over a 4-year ..
  36. ncbi A comparison between CO2 laser surgery with and without lateral fold vaporization for ingrowing toenails
    Arie Orenstein
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 9:97-100. 2007
    ..Here we describe and compare a simple and effective method of partial matricectomy using the CO2 laser (group A) versus a similar method with the addition of lateral nail fold vaporization (group B)...
  37. ncbi [Erbium:YAG laser surgery on vocal fold tissue]
    K Luerssen
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 55:443-6. 2007
    ..Thermal necrosis had a range of about 5 microm. Further investigations on the vocal folds of humans must be performed to determine whether this laser is qualified for clinical applications...
  38. ncbi CO(2) laser surgery in the treatment of glottic cancer
    Giovanni Motta
    Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, Ateneo Federico II, University of Naples, via M da Caravaggio 119, 80126, Naples, Italy
    Head Neck 27:566-73; discussion 573-4. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of CO(2) laser endoscopic surgery in the treatment of glottic carcinoma limited to the true vocal cords or involving the adjacent regions...
  39. ncbi Local anaesthetic endonasal endoscopic laser dacryocystorhinostomy: analysis of patients' acceptability and various factors affecting the success of this procedure
    A Tripathi
    Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Eye (Lond) 16:146-9. 2002
    ..An attempt has been made in the present study to critically evaluate the procedure from the point of view of patients' acceptability and also to evaluate certain factors which may influence the success rate of this procedure...
  40. ncbi Contact laser surgery in treatment of vocal fold paralysis
    R Saetti
    Unit of Endoscopic Airway Surgery, Hospital Service of University of Padua, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 23:33-7. 2003
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  41. ncbi Cutaneous sarcoidosis at sites of previous laser surgery
    Tanya Kormeili
    UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cutis 73:53-5. 2004
    ..The patient denied any systemic illness and was in good health at the time of presentation. This is a case report of isolated sarcoidosis limited to the skin associated with CO2 laser resurfacing...
  42. ncbi Multiphoton microscopy for monitoring intratissue femtosecond laser surgery effects
    Bao Gui Wang
    Lasermicroscopy Research Unit, Institute of Microscopic Anatomy Anatomy II, Friedrich Schiller University, Teichgraben 7, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Lasers Surg Med 39:527-33. 2007
    ..Multiphoton microscopy/tomography has been used as a novel diagnostic method for corneal imaging with subcellular resolution. Here, we used this technique to monitor femtosecond laser intratissue surgery effects...
  43. ncbi Monitoring recovery after laser surgery of the breast with optical tomography: a case study
    Jeremy C Hebden
    Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Appl Opt 44:1898-904. 2005
    ..Although results indicate that purely qualitative images can potentially provide clinically valuable data, means of enhancing diagnostic information by overcoming present limitations of the approach are discussed...
  44. ncbi Posterior capsule morphology determinants of visual function
    Tariq Mehmood Aslam
    Eye Pavilion, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 241:208-12. 2003
    ..This study explores the relative influence of fibrosis and pearl-type posterior capsule opacification (PCO) on visual function. It also examines the relevance of analyzing different central areas of posterior capsule on visual function...
  45. ncbi Neodymium:YAG laser capsulotomy: a clinical morphological analysis
    Tariq Mehmood Aslam
    Department of Ophthalmology, Eye Pavilion, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH3 9HA, UK
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 240:972-6. 2002
    ..This paper aims to investigate the effect of various forms of posterior capsular opacification (PCO) capsulotomy openings on visual function..
  46. ncbi Endolacrimal KTP laser-assisted dacryocystorhinostomy
    Thiemo Hofmann
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 26, Austria
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:329-32. 2003
    ..The development of miniendoscopes enables endoscopy of the lacrimal drainage system via the lacrimal puncta to visualize the exact site of a stenosis...
  47. ncbi Endovenous laser surgery of the incompetent greater saphenous vein with a 980-nm diode laser
    Chang Keun Oh
    Department of Dermatology, Pusan National University, College of Medicine, 1 10 Ami dong, Seo Ku, Busan 602 739, Korea
    Dermatol Surg 29:1135-40. 2003
    ..Endovenous laser surgery is one of these endoluminal alternatives, and its clinical results are being reported at up to 3 years.
  48. pmc Systems of analysis of posterior capsule opacification
    T M Aslam
    Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh, UK Department of Computing, Glasgow University, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:1181-6. 2002
    ..Further research is required into how the various types and locations of PCO affect vision and how well different systems of analysis perform...
  49. ncbi Role of margin status in recurrence after CO2 laser endoscopic resection of early glottic cancer
    Agricio N Crespo
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:306-10. 2006
    ..In patients with early glottic squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) submitted to CO2 laser endoscopic resection, local disease recurrence was significantly correlated with the presence of positive additional surgical margins on permanent sections...
  50. pmc Prospective, non-randomised, long term clinical evaluation of a foldable hydrophilic single piece intraocular lens: results of the Centerflex FDA study
    K A Becker
    Heidelberg IOL and Refractive Surgery Research Group, Department of Ophthalmology, Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:971-4. 2006
    ..Owing to the improvement of modern intraocular lenses (IOLs) in terms of design and material, posterior capsule opacification (PCO) usually takes 2-3 years to develop. Thus, long term clinical evaluation of new implants is important...
  51. ncbi Vocal assessment in patients submited to CO2 laser cordectomy
    Leonardo Haddad
    Head and Neck Surgery Unit, Sao Paulo Federal University, Brazil
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 72:295-301. 2006
    ..To evaluate voice outcomes in patients with early glottic carcinoma treated by CO2 laser cordectomy...
  52. ncbi Laser carbon dioxide cordectomy versus open surgery in the treatment of glottic carcinoma: our results
    Maurizio Maurizi
    Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:857-61. 2005
    ..To analyze oncologic results in patients with glottic cancers treated respectively, by laser CO 2 or open surgery, taking into account specific-disease survival, rate of locoregional recurrences, and their salvageability...
  53. ncbi Laser resection of T1a glottic carcinomas: results and postoperative voice quality
    Kjell Brøndbo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Rikshospitalet, NO 0027 Oslo, Norway
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:976-9. 2004
    ..To calculate recurrence, mortality and complication rates and evaluate postoperative voice quality after laser resection of T(1a) glottic carcinoma...
  54. ncbi Partial laryngectomy for recurrent glottic carcinoma after radiotherapy
    Aniel Sewnaik
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery of the Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molenwaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 27:101-7. 2005
    ..Early laryngeal cancer is treated with surgery or radiotherapy. A partial laryngectomy instead of a total laryngectomy can be used for treating patients with radiation failures...
  55. ncbi Cordectomy by CO2 laser or radiotherapy for small T1a glottic carcinomas: costs, local control, survival, quality of life, and voice quality
    Kim M Goor
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Institute for Medical Technology Assessment Department of Health Policy and Management, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 29:128-36. 2007
    ..Therefore, we retrospectively evaluated the costs, voice quality, quality of life, and clinical results of both treatments...
  56. ncbi Carbon dioxide laser microsurgery for early glottic carcinoma
    Gian Peppino Ledda
    Department of Surgical Sciences and Organ Transplantations, Section of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:911-5. 2006
    To define the oncologic efficacy of transoral endoscopic CO2 laser surgery in early glottic carcinoma.
  57. ncbi Brinzolamide 1% versus apraclonidine 0.5% to prevent intraocular pressure elevation after neodymium:YAG laser posterior capsulotomy
    Mustafa Unal
    Department of Ophthalmology, Akdeniz University Medical Faculty, Antalya, Turkey
    J Cataract Refract Surg 32:1499-502. 2006
    ..To compare the efficacy of brinzolamide 1% with that of apraclonidine 0.5% in preventing intraocular pressure (IOP) rise after neodymium:YAG (Nd:YAG) laser posterior capsulotomy...
  58. ncbi [Zenker's diverticulum in the elderly patient: evolution of endoscopic treatment using a CO2 laser]
    O Merrot
    Hôpital de La Croix Rousse Service Pr Pignat, 103 Grande Rue de La Croix Rousse 69317 Lyon cedex 04, France
    Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 124:321-4. 2003
    ..The authors report their experience in a retrospective study of 28 patients with symptomatic hypopharyngeal diverticulum...
  59. ncbi Choroidal effusion and hypotony caused by severe anterior lens capsule contraction following cataract surgery
    F Musa
    Department of Ophthalmology, Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral, United Kingdom
    Eur J Ophthalmol 14:153-5. 2004
    ..The case report describes a case of severe anterior capsular contraction associated with choroidal effusion...
  60. ncbi Longterm follow-up after deep sclerectomy in patients with pseudoexfoliative glaucoma
    Liv Drolsum
    Department of Ophthalmology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 84:502-6. 2006
    ..To compare the longterm results in pseudoexfoliative glaucoma and primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) following deep sclerectomy with implant...
  61. ncbi Usefulness and safety of percutaneous myocardial laser revascularization for refractory angina pectoris
    Mohammed Salem
    Department of Heart Disease, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 93:1086-91. 2004
    ..We conclude that PMLR therapy is reasonably safe and effective as symptomatic improvement in patients refractory to medical therapy, and that the clinical benefit is not attributable to placebo effect or investigator bias...
  62. ncbi Local recurrence after CO2 laser cordectomy for early glottic carcinoma
    G Mortuaire
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Huriez Hospital, University of Lille, Lille, France
    Laryngoscope 116:101-5. 2006
    ..To point out prognosis factors of local recurrence after endoscopic cordectomies for Tis, T1a, T1b, and T2 glottic squamous cell carcinomas...
  63. pmc Selective laser trabeculoplasty versus argon laser trabeculoplasty: results from a 1-year randomised clinical trial
    K F Damji
    University of Ottawa Eye Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:1490-4. 2006
    ..To compare selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) and argon laser trabeculoplasty (ALT), in terms of intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering, in patients with open-angle glaucoma...
  64. ncbi [Long term patency rate of the external dacryocystorhinostomy. A retrospective study in the years 1991-2000 at the University Eye Hospital in Halle]
    D Horix
    Universitatsaugenklinik, Martin Luther Universitat, Halle Wittenberg
    Ophthalmologe 101:268-77. 2004
    ..By means of a retrospective study the indication and the functional prognosis of external dacryocystorhinostomy were determined and compared with the results in the literature...
  65. ncbi 532 nm pulsed potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser treatment of laryngeal papillomatosis under general anesthesia
    James A Burns
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:1500-4. 2007
    ..This investigation provides the first report of the pulsed-KTP laser during microlaryngoscopy under general anesthesia...
  66. pmc Transmyocardial laser revascularization as an adjunct to coronary artery bypass grafting: a randomized, multicenter study with 4-year follow-up
    O H Frazier
    Cardiopulmonary Transplant Service and the Cullen Cardiovascular Research Laboratories of the Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 31:231-9. 2004
    ..Improved overall success and repeat revascularization rates may be due to better perfusion of ischemic areas not amenable to bypass. Further studies are warranted to determine whether these trends are indeed significant...
  67. ncbi Outcome of posterior capsulotomy in late capsular block syndrome with posterior capsular opacification
    Gennady Landa
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Affiliated to the School of Medicine, Hebrew University and Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 34:866-9. 2006
    ....
  68. ncbi [Photoselective vaporization with the 80-watt KTP-laser (kalium-titanyl-phosphate) and low-hydraulic-pressure TURP in the treatment of BPH: our experience with 230 cases]
    Andrés B Verger-Kuhnke
    Reuter Klink, Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Karl Olga, Hospital Escuela Dependiente de la Universidad de Ulm, Stuttgart, Estado Federal de Baden, Württemberg, Alemania
    Arch Esp Urol 60:167-77. 2007
    ..To determine the effectiveness of the 80 watt KTP-laser method for the vaporization and ablation of the symptomatic BPH. Also the results when combining the KTP-laser with the RTU-P and their repercussion on the haemoglobin are analysed...
  69. ncbi Non-penetrating deep sclerectomy without or with autologous scleral implant in open-angle glaucoma: medium-term results
    Sylvie Devloo
    Department of Ophthalmology, Middelheim Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:1206-12. 2005
    ..This study compares the medium-term success rate and complications of non-penetrating deep sclerectomy (NPDS) without and with autologous scleral implant in open-angle glaucoma...
  70. ncbi Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate for men with urinary retention
    Matthew D Peterson
    Methodist Hospital Clarian Health Partners, and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Urol 174:998-1001; discussion 1001. 2005
    ..Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) is an established procedure for the treatment of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. We performed a study to examine a group of patients in urinary retention treated by HoLEP...
  71. pmc Oncological outcome after CO2 laser cordectomy for early-stage glottic carcinoma
    C Bocciolini
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ospedale Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 25:86-93. 2005
    This study aims to define indications for micro-endoscopic laser surgery in early glottic carcinoma (Tis, T1a and T1b), to examine patterns of local recurrences and related retreatment methods...
  72. ncbi Oncological and functional results of CO2 laser cordectomy
    M Policarpo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, A Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Maggiore della Carita Hospital, Novara, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 24:267-74. 2004
    b>Laser surgery represents the evolution of endoscopic surgery and, as far as concerns treatment of laryngeal tumours, CO2 laser cordectomy is considered a valid alternative to conventional surgery (laryngofissure cordectomy) and to ..
  73. ncbi [Selective laser trabeculoplasty treatment for medication-refractory open angle glaucoma]
    Orna Geyer
    Department of Ophthamology, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Harefuah 144:790-3, 822, 821. 2005
    ..The laser parameters are set to selectively target pigmented trabecular meshwork (TM) cells without damage to the adjacent non-pigmented tissue...
  74. ncbi Audiological long-term results following stapedotomy with stapedial tendon preservation
    A Arnold
    HNO Klinik, Inselspital, Universitat Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:210-4. 2007
    ..These favorable results remained constant in long-term controls...
  75. ncbi A review of the choice of therapy in primary open angle glaucoma
    A E Omoti
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital
    Niger J Clin Pract 8:29-34. 2005
    ..There are now several potent modern drugs, which though expensive have acceptable safety profile, and fewer problems with compliance. The decision on the choice of therapy should be individualized and not be based on long-held beliefs...
  76. ncbi Argon laser trabeculoplasty and reduction of ocular hypotensive medication used by glaucoma patients
    Paul Gelman Vaidergorn
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Can J Ophthalmol 41:44-50. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi Early-stage glottic cancer: oncological results and margins in laser cordectomy
    Elizabeth Sigston
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:147-52. 2006
    ....
  78. ncbi Treatment of the lower eyelid with the CO2 laser: transconjunctival or transcutaneous approach?
    Rengin Yildirim Griffin
    Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey
    Orbit 26:23-8. 2007
    ..To compare the effects of CO(2) laser transcutaneous blepharoplasty with CO(2) laser transconjunctival blepharoplasty with simultaneous resurfacing for the treatment of lower lid dermatochalasis...
  79. ncbi Long-term clinical results of selective laser trabeculoplasty in the treatment of primary open angle glaucoma
    F S Weinand
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Eye Clinic, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Ophthalmol 16:100-4. 2006
    ..To investigate the long-term efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) in primary open-angle glaucoma, the authors performed a non-randomized, prospective, non-comparative clinical case series...
  80. ncbi Influence on posterior capsule opacification and visual function of intraocular lens optic material
    Ken Hayashi
    Hayashi Eye Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:195-202. 2007
    ....
  81. ncbi Accommodation after Nd: YAG capsulotomy in patients with accommodative posterior chamber lens 1CU
    Nhung X Nguyen
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:120-6. 2005
    ....
  82. ncbi Impact of re-resection for inadequate margins on the prognosis of upper aerodigestive tract cancer treated by laser microsurgery
    Martin C Jäckel
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital of Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
    Laryngoscope 117:350-6. 2007
    ..An advantage of transoral laser microsurgery is that it can be easily repeated if inadequate resection margins are found postoperatively. The present study investigates the impact of laser surgical reresection on the outcome of patients...
  83. ncbi Analysis of factors predicting survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma treated with percutaneous laser ablation
    Claudio Maurizio Pacella
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Ospedale Regina Apostolorum, Via San Francesco, 50 00041, Albano Laziale, Rome, Italy
    J Hepatol 44:902-9. 2006
    ..The factors which predict the long-term outcome in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who are treated with percutaneous laser ablation (PLA) are not well established...
  84. ncbi Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate combined with mechanical morcellation: two years of experience with 196 patients
    Ivano Vavassori
    U O Urologia Humanitas Gavazzeni, Bergamo, Italy
    J Endourol 18:109-12. 2004
    ....
  85. pmc Comparative study between deep sclerectomy with and without collagen implant: long term follow up
    T Shaarawy
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hopital Ophtalmique Jules Gonin, University of Lausanne, Avenue de France 15, CH 1004 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:95-8. 2004
    ..To identify the value of using collagen implant in deep sclerectomy...
  86. ncbi Mid-term follow-up of Nd:YAG laser iridotomy in Asian eyes
    Ching Hsi Hsiao
    Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 34:291-8. 2003
    ....
  87. ncbi Long-term results of noncontact neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet cyclophotocoagulation in neovascular glaucoma
    Maria F Delgado
    Glaucoma Research and Education Group, San Francisco, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:895-9. 2003
    ..To determine the long-term efficacy and safety of noncontact transscleral neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) cyclophotocoagulation (CP) for the treatment of neovascular glaucoma (NVG)...
  88. ncbi Erbium:YAG laser deep sclerectomy: an alternative approach to glaucoma surgery
    Ioannis G Pallikaris
    Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 34:375-80. 2003
    ..To study and evaluate, prospectively, the effectiveness and the safety of deep sclerectomy when it is performed with the assistance of the erbium:YAG laser in eyes with primary open-angle glaucoma...
  89. ncbi Long-term follow-up of intraocular pressure after penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus and Fuchs' dystrophy: comparison of mechanical and Excimer laser trephination
    Berthold Seitz
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Cornea 21:368-73. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of the trephination method and simultaneous cataract surgery on the early and long-term intraocular pressure (IOP) after PK in eyes without previous surgery and glaucoma...
  90. ncbi A 4-year follow-up of a randomized prospective study comparing transurethral electrovaporization of the prostate with neodymium: YAG laser therapy for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia
    M Abdel-Khalek
    Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Egypt
    BJU Int 91:801-5. 2003
    ..To compare the safety, efficacy and durability of neodymium (Nd):YAG laser prostatectomy with transurethral electrovaporization of the prostate (TUVP) for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  91. ncbi Management of post-vitrectomy persistent vitreous hemorrhage in pseudophakic eyes
    Maurice B Landers
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7040, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 136:989-93. 2003
    ..To prospectively assess the effect of neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet peripheral capsulotomy on postvitrectomy hemorrhage in diabetic patients with a posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) implant and an intact posterior capsule...
  92. ncbi The combined continuous-wave/pulsed carbon dioxide laser for treatment of pyogenic granuloma
    Christian Raulin
    Laserklinik Karlsruhe, Kaiserstr 104, D 76133 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Arch Dermatol 138:33-7. 2002
    ..Pyogenic granuloma is a frequently diagnosed, benign vascular lesion...
  93. ncbi CO2 laser cordectomy for early-stage glottic carcinoma: a long-term follow-up of 156 cases
    Andrea Gallo
    Department of Otolaryngology, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Laryngoscope 112:370-4. 2002
    To define when laser resection of early-stage glottic carcinoma is indicated and to compare the results obtained by laser surgery with other therapeutic options.
  94. ncbi Microdebrider versus CO2 laser removal of recurrent respiratory papillomas: a prospective analysis
    Kimberly Pasquale
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:139-43. 2003
    ..To compare postoperative patient discomfort, voice quality, and procedure time and cost for removal of recurrent respiratory papillomas using the microdebrider versus the CO2 laser...
  95. pmc Five year results of viscocanalostomy
    T Shaarawy
    Hopital Ophtalmique Jules Gonin, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:441-5. 2003
    ..To prospectively study the success rate and complications of viscocanalostomy, a non-penetrating glaucoma surgery...
  96. ncbi Complications of laser-assisted uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (LA-UPPP) and radiofrequency treatments of snoring and chronic nasal congestion: a 10-year review of 5,600 patients
    Mansoor Madani
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Capital Health Medical Center, Trenton, NJ, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:1351-62. 2004
    ..The goal of this article is to provide practitioners with important data and guidelines to help them in decision-making and prepare them to anticipate problems and recommend a systematic approach to avoid or treat complications...
  97. ncbi Laser peripheral iridoplasty as initial treatment of acute attack of primary angle-closure: a long-term follow-up study
    Jimmy S M Lai
    Department of Opthalmalogy, United Christian Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    J Glaucoma 11:484-7. 2002
    ..To study the long-term clinical course and complications of patients with acute primary angle-closure treated with immediate laser peripheral iridoplasty followed by laser peripheral iridotomy...
  98. ncbi [Dacryocystorhinostomy - state of the art, indications, results]
    R Keerl
    Chefarzt der Klinik für Hals Nasen Ohrenheilkunde, Kopf, Hals und Plastische Gesichtschirurgie, Klinikum St Elisabeth, 94315 Straubing
    Laryngorhinootologie 83:40-50. 2004
    ..In the ophthalmological literature external dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) is considered the gold standard for the treatment of lacrimal duct stenoses. Rhinologists, on the other hand, favour the endonasal approach...
  99. ncbi Long-term success of argon laser peripheral iridoplasty in the management of plateau iris syndrome
    Robert Ritch
    Department of Ophthalmology, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:104-8. 2004
    ..To document the long-term effect of argon laser peripheral iridoplasty (ALPI) in eyes with plateau iris syndrome...
  100. ncbi [Efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty in the treatment of primary open-angle glaucoma]
    Tomaz Gracner
    Augenabteilung des Lehrkrankenhauses Maribor, Slovenia
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 220:848-52. 2003
    ..Our aim was to investigate the efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) for the treatment of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) in a prospective clinical study...
  101. ncbi Retrospective case study of carbon dioxide laser stapedotomy with lens-based and mirror-based micromanipulators
    Emmanuel Lescanne
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology and Face and Neck Surgery, Tours University Hospital Centre, 37044 Tours, France
    J Laryngol Otol 117:256-60. 2003
    ..The optical reflection micromanipulator simplified beam alignment and enhanced surgical comfort...

Research Grants62

  1. Transient Thermal Modeling and Simulation Environment
    NABIL ELKOUH; Fiscal Year: 2003
    Many biomedical applications involve the use of energy deposition into in homogeneous structures, such as laser surgery, cryosurgery, and RF ablation. In many cases, numerous advantages can be realized when the energy source is pulsed...
  2. Femtosecond laser axotomy for in vivo nerve regeneration studies in C elegans
    Adela Ben Yakar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Recently, we have demonstrated that laser surgery can be used as a precise cutting tool to severe individual neurons in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans...
  3. STATISITICAL DESIGN, MONITORING &COORD. OF VISION CLINICAL TRIALS &EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Keri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Four months after starting the study medication, participants may have laser surgery or other treatments for the macular edema, if it is needed...
  4. STATISITICAL DESIGN, MONITORING &COORD. OF VISION CLINICAL TRIALS &EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Keri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Four months after starting the study medication, participants may have laser surgery or other treatments for the macular edema, if it is needed...
  5. Design and Implementation of Genetically Encoded Myosin Based Force Sensors
    DANIEL PETER KIEHART; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..traction microscopy on flexible substrates;and c) to respond to acute changes in tension induced by drugs or laser surgery. Appropriate control constructs will verify that changes in FRET are due to changes in force across the sensor...
  6. Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery
    James W Tunnell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Absorption of light by water is the basis of laser surgery. The absorption of light by other tissue constituents, such as oxy- and deoxy-hemoglobin, is also being ..
  7. Ultra-Precise Laser Surgery to study Cell Biomechanics
    Yukiko Yamashita; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Broad impact across the biomedical sciences will be achieved by advancing transformative laser nanosurgery technology. ..
  8. Novel Optical Microprobes for Ultra-Precise Intraocular Laser Surgery
    Vasily N Astratov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by applicant): This STTR project proposes to develop a novel optical scalpel for ultra-precise ophthalmic laser surgery. Segmentation and removal of epiretinal membranes during vitreoretinal surgery is currently performed ..
  9. Postnatal Growth and Retinopathy of Prematurity (G-ROP) Studies
    Gil Binenbaum; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The disease can be successfully treated with retinal laser surgery, but detection involves subjecting at-risk infants to physically stressful, resource-intensive and thereby ..
  10. Molecular Determination of in vivo Cellular Calcium Signaling During Nerve Damage
    Christopher V Gabel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..elegans to create a uniquely powerful experimental system. Combining advanced laser surgery techniques and time-lapse fluorescence imaging, we can selectively damage individual neurons within intact ..
  11. Noninvasive Blood Flow Mapping for Surgical Guidance of Vascular Birthmarks
    Bernard Choi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to identify regions of persistent perfusion in the blood flow maps;and 2) identify the impact of image-guided laser surgery on the quantitative reduction in PWS skin redness...
  12. C. elegans model for mammalian lesion-conditioned axon regeneration
    Christopher V Gabel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Using advanced laser surgery techniques to dissect individual neurons within intact adult C...
  13. Regulation of Corneal Repair by Metalloproteinases
    Matilda Frances Chan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and can occur by a variety of mechanisms including infectious and noninfectious ulcers, incisional and laser surgery, and trauma...
  14. Intraocular OCT Real-time Monitoring of Laser Retinectomy
    KAREN MARGARET JOOS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    The pioneering of laser surgery and ocular coherence tomography by eye researchers has had a tremendous global health impact upon the current ability to diagnose, understand, treat, and monitor multiple eye diseases...
  15. Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of a Neuronal Network that Regulates Olfactory
    Yun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the molecular and cellular mechanisms of this learning process, we will first use genetic ablation and laser surgery to map the neural circuit underlying the olfactory learning and define the neuronal components of this network...
  16. Molecular Regulation of Corneal Innervation
    JAMES KENNETH KUBILUS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of these studies on normal developmental innervation will be compared with reinnervation following refractive laser surgery (in adult chickens)...
  17. Optical Investigation On Early Keratoconus Detection
    YING LING ANN CHEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Undesired outcomes can result from normally successful laser surgery if corneal material is removed from the eyes of patients with undetected forme fruste keratoconus (FFKC)...
  18. IR and Ultrasound Catheter Systems
    BRETT HOOPER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..is the combined use of evanescent waves and multiple energy endoscopic delivery for precise, controlled laser surgery and diagnosis in a minimally invasive setting...
  19. ULTRASONIC SYSTEM FOR OCULAR VISUALIZATION AND BIOMETRY
    GEORGE WISEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Measurements will be used by ophthalmologists to: 1) plan refractive laser surgery of the cornea (for vision correction and restoration); 2) select the appropriate type and size of recently ..
  20. Stabilized Adaptive Optics Imaging Laser Microsurgery
    Daniel Hammer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..locations, without collateral damage to critical adjacent layers, and with lower energies than other laser surgery. The system will be constructed at Physical Sciences Inc...
  21. STUDIES OF ANTAGONISTS TO INTEGRIN ALPHA V BETA 3
    RALPH MATTERN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The only treatment at this time is laser surgery. Integrin alpha(v)beta(3) antagonists represent a new type of non-surgical therapy...
  22. Oxide Glass Fiber Optimized for Short Pulse IR Lasers
    Danh Tran; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS: IR fiber able to deliver laser energy from short pulse mid-infrared lasers would have many applications in laser surgery and dentistry, including ophthalmology and dermatology, for example.
  23. SILENT PUMP FOR LASER SMOKE REMOVAL AND STERILIZATION
    RENE LECLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 1992
    DESCRIPTION: (Adapted from applicant's abstract): A smoke evacuation system is an essential part of Laser Surgery, both in research as well as in human surgery...
  24. ULTRASOUND ACOUSTIC EMISSION IMAGING FOR THERAPY
    Kullervo Hynynen; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..to monitor and evaluate minimally invasive thermal therapies such as focused ultrasound surgery, RF-ablation, laser surgery, or cryotherapy...
  25. ABLATABLE MASK FOR LASER REPROFILING OF THE CORNEA
    RAYMOND HENRY; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Myopic and hyperopic conditions, scars, opacities, and astigmatism can theoretically benefit from laser surgery. Some 140 million U.S. citizens use corrective vision devices...
  26. Scanning Ocular Aberration Measurement (SAM) System
    EDWIN SARVER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..the SAM system include clinical measurements to support custom vision correction interventions such as cornea laser surgery, custom contact lens, and custom implantable lenses...
  27. OXIDE GLASS INFRARED FIBER FOR ER--YAG LASER SURGERY
    Danh Tran; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Characterization of the optimized fibers will be performed and attempts to draw large amounts of new fiber will be made. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: NOT AVAILABLE ..
  28. LASER PLUME ANALYSIS INSTRUMENTATION SYSTEM
    LEIF FREDIN; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..such as toxic vapor species (and their phototoxic fluorescence emissions) in laser plumes generated by laser surgery procedures...
  29. COMPACT, LOW-COST, ADAPTIVE-OPTICAL RETINAL PHOTOTHERAPY SYSTEM
    TRAVIS SIMPKINS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..ophthalmoscope system for high-resolution retinal imaging and high-precision photodynamic therapy/laser surgery of the retina...
  30. WAVEGUIDE FOR SURGICAL CO2 LASER BEAM DELIVERY
    HANS BJELKHAGEN; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Instrumentation will be designed for the requirements of neurosurgery, but will be useful in other areas of laser surgery as well. Chemical vapor deposited silicon carbide waveguides will be used to transmit the laser radiation...
  31. Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome Trial
    Timothy Crombleholme; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..patients randomized either to serial amnioreduction at one of 16 participating centers or selective fetoscopic laser surgery at one or two participating centers...
  32. SOLID STATE LASER FOR VASCULAR LESION TREATMENT
    PETER MOULTON; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..portwine stains, telangiectases and other microvascular malformations of the skin has been greatly improved by laser surgery. Between 1981-83, work by Anderson and colleagues identified an approach called "selective photothermolysis", ..
  33. PREGNANCY OUTCOME AFTER TREATMENT OF CERVICAL DYSPLASIA
    Lynn Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Outcome of the first >/= 20 week pregnancy following diagnosis will be compared for 535 treated women and 535 women not requiring treatment, using multiple logistic and linear regression models to control for confounding. ..
  34. Retrograde In Situ Isolated Cardiac Gene Delivery
    Charles Bridges; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Further development of this approach may ultimately lead to the development of clinically relevant techniques of therapeutic cardiac gene delivery for the treatment of heart failure of diverse etiologies. ..
  35. DATA COORDINATING CENTER FOR EARLY GLAUCOMA TRIAL
    M Leske; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  36. PHONATION AND PHONATORY CONTROL IN VOCAL TREMORS
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The experimental phase consists of studies of neuromuscular and respiratory input to the larynx. This information about vocal tremor will be applied to model simulations with the use of physiological signals as input model parameters. ..
  37. Safer Antithrombotic Therapy for Elderly ACS Patients
    Eric Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, we will use established relations with professional societies and the VHA to widely disseminate our study's major findings. ..
  38. Tau Isoform Expression in FTDP-17
    Vivianna Van Deerlin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The completion of these Aims will advance understanding of FTDP 17 and related tauopathies, and may provide new targets for diagnosis and therapeutics. ..
  39. HPV in Differentiated Human Airway Epithelia In Vitro
    John Lee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These studies will provide new insight into HPV-related airway disease and should hasten the development of new treatments. ..
  40. Photon Migration for Measurement of Small Tissue Volumes
    Vasan Venugopalan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. EXPERIMENTAL PATHOGENESIS & THERAPY OF OCULAR ADENOVIRUS
    Y Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Furthermore, a better understanding of antiviral resistance and the innate immune host defenses will enable us to optimize our therapeutic options against this significant ocular pathogen. ..
  42. Laser Ablation of Dental Hard Tissues
    Daniel Fried; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Use of those laser systems is likely to lead to the practice of more conservative Dental procedures that will markedly reduce the amount of healthy tissue loss that is generally associated with conventional cavity preparations. ..
  43. Electrode Array Reanimation of the Paralyzed Larynx
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Nerve samples will be harvested and studied to examine the effects of the implanted array on RLN fibers. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Chitosan hemostatic device for laparoscopic applications
    Hua Xie; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. MECHANISMS OF PROSTAGLANDIN INDUCED INTESTINAL REPAIR
    Anthony Blikslager; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These experiments will provide insight into the signaling pathways and mechanisms by which prostaglandins trigger repair of acutely-injured intestinal epithelium. ..
  46. PREVALENCE AND IMPACT OF GLAUCOMA AMONG THE VERY ELDERLY
    David Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, the interactions between comorbidities (including cognitive deficits) and visual field loss will be explored. ..
  47. Endothelial Transmigration Across the RPE Barrier
    Mary Elizabeth Hartnett; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Increased knowledge of the mechanisms that cause this destructive phenomenon may lead to future means to prevent CNV in the neurosensory retina, and thus, reduce vision loss in AMD. ..
  48. An Artificial Myocardium for Pediatric Support
    Robert Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..ABIOMED, as a leader in cardiac assist, will provide the technical expertise to develop the needed device. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. OCULAR HYPERTENSION TREATMENT STUDY (OHTS)
    Allen Beck; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This application includes information on Dr. Brown and his two co-investigators who will follow patients screened for enrollment and randomization to treatment in the OHTS clinical trial." ..
  50. The Effects of Prematurity on Visual Development
    WILLIAM GOOD; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..A comparison of head ultrasound and DTI findings will demonstrate whether DTI should replace ultrasound for the diagnosis of neurological injury in the newborn nursery. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. Voice-preserved therapy of laryngeal papilloma in children
    Zhi Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It would be safe and convenient enough for an out-patient treatment. ..
  52. Pain Assessment in Cognitively Impaired Children
    Shobha Malviya; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A reliable and valid pain assessment tool is critical to facilitate our future study of pain management strategies in these children. ..
  53. Laser Atraumatic Treatment of Ectasias on Vocal Cords
    Zhi Wang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..the cheek pouches of a hamster model; (2) to compare the treatment selectivity and safety between PDL and CO2 laser surgery in the same model; and (3) to determine whether PDL will produce better and quicker voice improvement while ..
  54. Molecular Dissection of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
    Mark Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..b) Validation of tissue markers using MTOPS samples. Aim 4: Validation of candidate serum biomarkers of symptomatic BPH. a) Serum Microarray Validation using Michigan samples. b) Validation of serum markers using MTOPS samples. ..
  55. The Effects of Resveratrol on Presbyacusis
    Michael Seidman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore, these data will provide novel strategies to impart greater wellness in the elderly population and perhaps have a positive effect on health care expenses. ..
  56. EARLY MANIFEST GLAUCOMA TRIAL
    Anders Heijl; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is expected, that the large scale community screening effort to recruit study participants with as yet undetected glaucoma, will require screening of 20,000 to 30,000 Malmo citizens in appropriate age groups. ..