Comparative Analysis of Biotissue Laser Resection Using Strongly Absorbing Optical Fiber Tips


We present a laser resection technique to be used when biotissue is heated by laser radiation to the temperature of material softening and then moved apart by the lateral edge of the optical fiber with a strongly absorbing tip. The absorbing tip allows the decrease in the power of effective cutting of the laser scalpel at the wavelength of 0.97 μm. And it changes the resection speed as well as the characteristics of the damage of the tissues adjacent to the incision in experiments on model media and experimental animals.

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Kuznetsova, D. , Karabut, M. , Elagin, V. , Shakhova, M. , Bredikhin, V. , Baskina, O. , Snopova, L. , Shakhov, A. and Kamensky, V. (2015) Comparative Analysis of Biotissue Laser Resection Using Strongly Absorbing Optical Fiber Tips. Optics and Photonics Journal, 5, 1-5. doi: 10.4236/opj.2015.51001.

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