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Photonics (Optoelectronics) in Medicine and Surgery for the 21st Century

  • David M. Harris

Abstract

Innovations from the fields of clinical lasers, computer science, medical imaging, spectroscopy, robotics, and biochemistry are being integrated into multi-media and virtual reality medical systems. These systems are designed to aid physicians in diagnosis and minimally invasive surgery. The graphic displays of biologic processes and images of the body are ideal for remote transmission over medical teleconferencing networks.

Keywords

Virtual Reality Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Outer Hair Cell Optical Tweezer Surgical Laser 
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Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • David M. Harris
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Section of OtolaryngologyYale University School of MedicineNew Haven
  2. 2.University of Illinois at Chicago, College of DentistryChicago
  3. 3.MansfieldUSA

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