Modelling of Laser Coagulation: Light Distributions in Nd:YAG LaserTreated Biological Tissue

  • M. Essenpreis
  • T. N. Mills
  • P. van der Zee
Conference paper


Accurate dosimetry is an essential requirement for optimising the efficacy and safety of laser therapies such as hyperthermia and photodynamie therapy. The general problem of dosimetry in thermal laser medicine can be divided into three parts:
  • transport and deposition of light energy in the tissue

  • heat diffusion

  • biological response to the thermal effect.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Essenpreis
    • 1
  • T. N. Mills
    • 1
  • P. van der Zee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical Physics and BioengineeringUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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