Lasers in Otorhinolaryngology – A review

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In this article, common otolaryngological procedures that are now being completed with the aid of three main types of lasers – potassium titanyl phosphate (KTP), Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and the neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet (Nd:YAG laser) are discussed. Clinical benefits, safety precautions and problems associated in the use of these lasers are also covered.

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  • Authors: S Gordon, C Douglas & J Montgomery
  • Keywords: Lasers; microsurgery; otolaryngology; patient safety; history of medicine
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