Matching the Energy Source to the Clinical Need: Proceedings of a Conference Held 23-24 January, 2000, San Jose, California

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SPIE Optical Engineering Press, 2000 - Medical - 577 pages
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Papers from a January 2000 conference, by physicians, surgeons, engineers, physicists, and other scientists skilled in thermal therapy of benign and malignant disease, examine advances in controlled energy delivery using laser, microwave, ultrasound, radiofrequency, and other modalities. Specific subjects include thermal techniques for reshaping the cornea, new energy sources for catheter ablation, minimally invasive thermal brain treatment, thermal therapy techniques for skin and superficial tissue disease, and magnetic resonance techniques for real-time assessment of thermal treatment. Lacks a subject index.

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Overview of lasers in dermatology
Advances in thermal modification of joint capsular and musculoskeletal
Thermal techniques for reshaping the cornea

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THOMAS P. RYAN, PhD, has served on the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Quality Technology since 1990. He is the author of three other books published by Wiley, and is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association, the American Society for Quality, and the Royal Statistical Society. He is currently teaching advanced courses on design of experiments and engineering statistics at, and serves as a consultant to Cytel Software Corporation.

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