Sunrise sLASE 210 Surgical Holmium:YAG Laser for Arthroscopic Laser Surgery

  • Stuart D. Harman
  • Art Vassiliadis

Abstract

The sLASE 210 Laser system is a pulsed thulium-holmium-chromium-doped YAG (THC:YAG) solid-state laser that emits energy at a wavelength of 2.1 μm (Fig. 22–1). This wavelength is relatively new as a therapeutic energy source, but because of its unique effects on tissue the 2.1 μm holmium:YAG laser has rapidly developed into a user-friendly clinical tool with a growing number of surgical applications.

Keywords

Quartz Argon Steam Rubber Expense 

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  • Stuart D. Harman
  • Art Vassiliadis

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