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Savings Associated with the Use of the HO:YAG Laser in Knee Arthroscopy:
A Comparative, Retrospective Review of 140 Conventional and
Laser-Assisted Procedures. Johnson. Proceedings
of Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and
Systems IV. Vol 2128, January, 1994.
instrument vs. laser-assisted arthroscopic meniscectomy.
Yakin D E; Rogers V P. Lasers Surg Med.
1999;25(5):435-7. Use the back button on your
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Rates of Human Meniscal Tissue with the HO:YAG Laser: The
Effects of Varying Fluences.
Vangsness, Ghaderi, Brustein, et al. Arthroscopy:
The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. Vol.
12, No.2 ( April) 1997, pp.148-150. Use the back
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of Holmium:YAG Laser Energy of Cartilage Metabolism, Healing,
and Biochemical Properties of Lesional and Perilesional Tissue
in a Weight Bearing Model.
Pullin, Collier, Das, et al. The Journal of
Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. Vol.12, No.1,
February 1996. Use the back button on your browser
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Retinacular Release: The Holmium:YAG Laser Versus Electocautery.
Shapiro, Fanton, Dillingham, et al. Clinical
Orthopedics and Related Research. Number 310, January,
1995. Use the back button on your browser to return
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Ho:YAG Laser Arthroscopy of the Knee.
Sisto, Blazina, Hirsch. Proceedings of Laser Surgery:
Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems IV.
Vol.2128, January, 1994.
Trimedyne OmniPulse 2.1 Micron Holmium:YAG Laser for
Arthroscopic Laser Surgery. Saadatmanesh, Hawyer, Damasco,
et al. Arthroscopic Laser Surgery, 1995.