Technology status evaluation: Developments in laser technology

D. L. Carr-Locke, M. I. Conn, D. O. Faigel, K. Laing, J. W. Leung, M. R. Mills, D. B. Nelson, P. R. Tarnasky, I. Waxman

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Limitations to the utility of laser technology include portability, maintenance, and the availability of effective and less costly alternatives. Promising area of development include the use of PDT for Barrett's esophagus, laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy for the detection of dyplasia and malignancy, and automatic stone recognition systems for lithotripsy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)711-716
Number of pages6
JournalGastrointestinal endoscopy
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology


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