photoablation

photoablation

 [fo″to-ab-la´shun]
volatilization of tissue by ultraviolet rays emitted by a laser.

pho·to·ab·la·tion

(fō'tō-ab-lā'shŭn),
The process of photoablative decomposition of tissue by laser light, for example, in photorefractive keratectomy.

photoablation

/pho·to·abla·tion/ (fo″to-ab-la´shun) volatilization of tissue by ultraviolet radiation emitted by a laser.

photoablation

[fo′to·ah-bla′shun]
volatilization of tissue by ultraviolet rays emitted by a laser.

photoablation

Destruction of cells by the action of light.

pho·to·ab·la·tion

(fō'tō-ă-blā'shŭn)
The process of photoablative decomposition of tissue by laser light (e.g., in photorefractive keratectomy).
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The surgical resection as emergency approach is of limited value, due to multiple lesions (>100) and the diffuse bleeding pattern; photoablation, endoscopic electrocautery and transcatheter embolization might prove useful in this context.
Then, with the help of spatula, the flap is lifted to allow the excimer laser to perform photoablation.
Working in Associate Professor of Biological Sciences and Chemistry Marcel Bruchez's lab, Cabana is researching genetically targeted photoablation, helping to create a fusion protein that will target specific cell lines using fluorescent imaging techniques.
13) Peyman and Katoh in 1987 used an Erbium:YAG laser for inducing photoablation on the lens nucleus.
Concomitant effect of topical ubiquinone Q10 and vitamin E to prevent keratocyte apoptosis after excimer laser photoablation in rabbits," Journal of Refractive Surgery, vol.
Photoablation consists in the spontaneous etching that occurs upon the absorption, at the material surface, of a pulse of laser, light, whose energy is greater than the ablation threshold value.
Struktur und Dynamik photoakustischer Schockwellen bei der 193nm Excimer laser photoablation der Hornhaut [Structure and dynamics of photo acoustic shock-waves in 193nm excimer laser photoablation of the cornea].
Video-assisted left partial arytenoidectomy by diode laser photoablation for treatment of canine laryngeal paralysis.
Ablative lasers like CO2 and erbium:YAG work by disrupting the entire epidermis by photoablation which is followed by regeneration of the epidermis and new collagen synthesis.
Other areas covered include photografting and photoablation of polymeric materials, organic light-emitting diodes, photodegradable polymers, and photoinitiators for free radical polymerization reactions.
The technique is actually a variation of photothermal ablation, also known as photoablation therapy (PAT), a technique in which doctors use light to burn tumors.