Volume 15, Issue 3 And 4 (March 1991)                   Research in Medicine 1991, 15(3 And 4): 19-25 | Back to browse issues page

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Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences,Iran.
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SUMMARY
We have discussed in this article, about usages of Laser (Cortype) In Neurological - Surgery, In the beginning of the article, historical considerations have been written, then specifications of laser light have been noted, including the functions of laser.
In this article, types of laser have been matched. In the another part of article, advantages of Co2 . laser have been mentioned, including, decreasing of bleeding during operations, and ability for resection of firm tumors without manip11lation of surrounding tissues and non-invasiveness
nature of Co2 laser and decreasing of potential-risks of spreading infection of metastasis, and shortenning of duration of operation. In addition, particular disadvantages of Co2-laser including possible damage of important uncovered Neural-structures and expensiveness of that and lacking of efficiency of that in.managing of vascular . lesions have been mentioned.
Applications in neurosurgery are, tumors of the base of skull (such as meningioma) and mass - lesions of important locations as sensory mo tor cor texes and foramen magnoum meningioma, and hard tumors of the nasopharynx.
In the end of article, technical outlines and warrantings during laser usage have oeen discussed.
 
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 2020/03/8 | Accepted: 2020/03/8 | Published: 2020/03/8

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