Tumor surgery with the CO2 laser studies with the cloudman S91 mouse melanoma.

Jan Wolter Oosterhuis


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    In this thesis investigations into iatrogenic tumor spread by the CO2 Iaser are reported. The continuous wave CO2 laser has some properties making it attractive to tumor surgery. No-touch removal of even bone-hard tissues is possible. The CO2 laser incision is relatively bloodless. Endoscopic attachmenats allow use of the CO2 laser in hollow viscera. The property of sealing the cut ends of bloody vessels and possibly lymphatic might cause a reduction of iatrogenic hematogenous and lymphatic tumor spread. ... Zie: Introduction
    Originele taal-2English
    KwalificatieDoctor of Philosophy
    Toekennende instantie
    • Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
    • Oldhoff, J.M., Supervisor
    • EIBERGEN, R, Co-supervisor, Externe Persoon
    Datum van toekenning22-jun-1977
    StatusPublished - 1977

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