Erbium

Yag laser emulsification of grade 4+ porcine and human cataracts using a germanium oxide fiber probe

Nicholas J. Scott, Susan R. Trammell, Nathaniel M. Fried, Priscila Wittmann, Ashley Behrens, Alexei Tchapyjnikov, Ken Levin, Danh Tran

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Abstract

Previous studies reported difficulty emulsifying hard cataracts with Erbium:YAG laser. This preliminary ex vivo tissue study demonstrates successful Er:YAG laser emulsification of Grade 4+ cataracts using a germanium oxide /sapphire optical fiber delivery system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008
StatePublished - 2008
EventBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008 - St. Petersburg, FL, United States
Duration: Mar 16 2008Mar 19 2008

Other

OtherBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySt. Petersburg, FL
Period3/16/083/19/08

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Germanium oxides
Erbium
germanium oxides
cataracts
Emulsification
erbium
YAG lasers
grade
fibers
Fibers
Lasers
Aluminum Oxide
probes
Sapphire
lasers
Optical fibers
delivery
sapphire
optical fibers
Tissue

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Scott, N. J., Trammell, S. R., Fried, N. M., Wittmann, P., Behrens, A., Tchapyjnikov, A., ... Tran, D. (2008). Erbium: Yag laser emulsification of grade 4+ porcine and human cataracts using a germanium oxide fiber probe. In Biomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008

Erbium : Yag laser emulsification of grade 4+ porcine and human cataracts using a germanium oxide fiber probe. / Scott, Nicholas J.; Trammell, Susan R.; Fried, Nathaniel M.; Wittmann, Priscila; Behrens, Ashley; Tchapyjnikov, Alexei; Levin, Ken; Tran, Danh.

Biomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008. 2008.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Scott, NJ, Trammell, SR, Fried, NM, Wittmann, P, Behrens, A, Tchapyjnikov, A, Levin, K & Tran, D 2008, Erbium: Yag laser emulsification of grade 4+ porcine and human cataracts using a germanium oxide fiber probe. in Biomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008. Biomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008, St. Petersburg, FL, United States, 3/16/08.
Scott NJ, Trammell SR, Fried NM, Wittmann P, Behrens A, Tchapyjnikov A et al. Erbium: Yag laser emulsification of grade 4+ porcine and human cataracts using a germanium oxide fiber probe. In Biomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008. 2008
Scott, Nicholas J. ; Trammell, Susan R. ; Fried, Nathaniel M. ; Wittmann, Priscila ; Behrens, Ashley ; Tchapyjnikov, Alexei ; Levin, Ken ; Tran, Danh. / Erbium : Yag laser emulsification of grade 4+ porcine and human cataracts using a germanium oxide fiber probe. Biomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008. 2008.
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