Nd-YAG laser

Nd-YAG laser

Neodymium-yttrium aluminum garnet laser Surgery A photocoagulation unit used to control acute and chronic GI hemorrhage–eg, endoscopically guided Nd-YAG laser may be used to control esophageal varices, vascular ectasias, angiodysplasia, radiation-induced telangiectasia, watermelon stomach, telangiectasia of Osler-Weber-Rendu, BPH, palliation of CA and benign and malignant obstructive biliary tract lesions. See Lasers.
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Prophylactic use of Timolol maleate to prevent intraocular pressure elevation after Nd-YAG laser posterior capsulotomy.
Regarding devices used with bronchoscopes in interventions for central airway obstruction, the Nd-YAG laser is most commonly used across the world.
Nd-YAG laser posterior capsulotomy introduced a technique for closed eye, effective and relatively safe opening of opacified posterior capsule and laser capsulotomy became the standard care.
The CO2 laser, the Nd laser and the Nd-YAG laser all generate a concentrated beam of light.
Sub hyaloids heamorhage is defined as a localized detachment of vitreous from the retina caused by the accumulation of blood which can lead to sudden and severe loss of vision when it takes place in the macular area.9-10 One of the recent indications for the application of Nd-YAG laser in posterior segment is to treat pre macular subhyaloid heamorhage.11 In this study we performed posterior hyaloidotomy using Nd-YAG laser in 30 patients with pre macular subhyaloid heamorhage.
Objectives: To see complications during and after Nd-YAG laser capsulotomy and evaluate the visual outcome in aphakic and pseudophakic patients with posterior capsular opacification.
Cardio-cerebrovascular complications from Nd-YAG laser treatment of lung cancer.
Although the Leopard 2 uses an Eltro CE628 Nd:YAG laser rangefinder, when Sweden adopted the Leopard 2A5 it specified that a eyesafe Raman shifted Nd-YAG laser be fitted to its vehicles.
For IR radiation at 1.06 [micro]m from a Nd-YAG laser, the attenuation is [is less than] 0.01 dB/m.
According to Myers, who treated 150 cavity-ridden teeth in 100 patients with a Nd-YAG laser, the procedure is so successful that he expects it to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration for office use within "maybe three to six months."