State of the Art Lasers in Neurosurgery — A. Way to Minimally Neurosurgery

  • P. W. Ascher
Conference paper


Early attempt to introduce laser have been made in the sixties. The use of the ruby laser in experimental studies done on mice has been desasterous. Also later attempts by Stankey Stellar, At this time Takizawa in Tokyo (CO2), Leheta in Munich (Nd:YAG) and Ascher in Graz (CO2) started their clinical approach to the laser.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. W. Ascher
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  1. 1.Universitätsklinik für NeurochirurgieKarl-Franzens-Univ.GrazGrazÖsterreich

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