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Gallstone-Lithotripsy by Pulsed Nd: YAG Laser

  • H. Wenk
  • V. Lange
  • K. O. Möller
  • F. W. Schildberg
  • A. Hofstetter
Conference paper

Abstract

Nd:YAG-Laser are used in curative and palliative surgery. The development of a pulsed Nd:YAG Laser now also allows the desintegration of concrements. The presupposition for clinical use of such technique is a system that gives necessary energy in very short pulses and high repetition rate to avoid thermic lesion and a flexible transmission system that can be brought through the working channel of flexible endoscopes.

Keywords

Bile Duct Pancreatic Duct Gall Bladder Shock Wave Lithotripsy Flexible Endoscope 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Wenk
    • 1
  • V. Lange
    • 1
  • K. O. Möller
    • 1
  • F. W. Schildberg
    • 1
  • A. Hofstetter
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery and Medical Laser CenterUniversity of LübeckLübeckWest Germany

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