Experimental and clinical results of fiberoptic argon laser stapedotomy

Since 1992 a small air-cooled opthalmological argon laser (Augus system, 3 W max.) equipped with a fiberoptic microhandpiece has been used for stapedotomy at the Inselspital, Berne. The microhandpiece has been developed especially for otological purposes in our electronic laboratory. In order to measure the effect of argon laser pulses applied through the… CONTINUE READING