THERMAL RESPONSE OF GASTRO-INTESTINAL TISSUE TO Nd-Yag LASER IRRADIATION: A THEORETICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION.

M. Motamedi, A. Gonzales, G. Yoon, A. J. Welch

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Abstract

A mathematical model is presented for the calculation of thermal response of gastrointestinal tissue to Nd-Yag laser irradiation. Predicted temperature rises and extent of thermal damage are compared to in vivo measured temperatures and histology of the induced thermal lesions. The effect of scattering of the beam on the deposition of heat in the tissue is considered by broadening the beam along its path in the tissue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLIA (Laser Institute of America)
PublisherLaser Inst of America
Pages80-89
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)0912035188
StatePublished - Dec 1 1984
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameLIA (Laser Institute of America)
Volume37

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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