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Optical-Thermal Response of Laser-Irradiated Tissue

ISBN-10: 0306449269

ISBN-13: 9780306449260

Edition: 1995

Authors: Ashley J. Welch, Martin J. Van Gemert

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In this text, scientists provide a detailed description of the physical events that occur when light interacts with tissue. Their work emphasizes the optical response of tissue during treatment procedures or diagnostic applications of laser light. Supported by numerous illustrations, chapters present methods for estimating tissue optical properties from measurements of reflection and transmission in addition to methods for measuring temperature, thermal properties and rate constants. A discussion on the applications of optical and thermal tissue interactions to various medical problems is included.
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Book details

List price: $389.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 8/31/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 952
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Overview of Optical and Thermal Laser-Tissue Interaction and Nomenclature
Tissue Optics: Overview of Tissue Optics
Onedimensional Transport Theory
Monte Carlo Modeling of Light Transport in Tissue
Diffusion Theory of Light Transport
The Diffusion Approximation in Three Dimensions
Thermal Interactions: Overview of Bioheat Transfer
Solution of Heat Conduction Equation
Approximate Solutions for Heat Conduction: Time Constants
Tissue Thermal Properties and Perfusion
Temperature Measurements
Pulsed Photo Thermal Radiation
Medical Applications: Introduction to Medical Applications
Optics of Fibers and Fiber Probes
Pulse Ablation of Soft Tissue
Laser-induced Hyperthermia
Laser Treatment of Port Wine Stains
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