Code: 17AMBALB Laser Applications in Biomedicine
Lecturer: prof. Ing. Helena Jelínková DrSc. Weekly load: 2+0 Assessment: KZ
Department: 17101 Credits: 2 Semester: W
Description:
Explanation of the laser radiation interaction with the tissue. Implementation of the lasers into the treatment in ophthalmology, dermatology, surgery, cardiology and angioplasty, dentistry, urology, ORL, orthopedics, and photodynamic therapy.
Contents:
Laser medicine origin, interaction of radiation with tissue, overview and characteristics of lasers, the radiation delivery into the interaction space, primary and secondary factors involved in the interaction of radiation with tissue. Lasers in various medical disciplines - application of laser radiation in ophthalmology, dermatology, dentistry, urology, cardiology, angioplasty, neurosurgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, otorhinolaryngology, and photodynamic therapy.
Recommended literature:
Key references:
[1] H.Jelínková, Lasers in Medicine,Prague 2010, electronics version

Recommended references:
[1] M.Vrbová, H.Jelínková, P.Gavrilov, Úvod do laserové techniky, ČVUT, Praha, 1998
[2] M.H.Niemz, Laser-Tissue Interaction, Springer, 1996
Keywords:
laser medicine, laser, laser radiation delivery, interaction of the radiation with tissue, laser in particular medical parts