Picosecond infrared laser (PIRL): an ideal phonomicrosurgical laser?

Abstract

A comparison of tissue cutting effects in excised cadaver human vocal folds after incisions with three different instruments [scalpel, CO2 laser and the picosecond infrared laser—(PIRL)] was performed. In total, 15 larynges were taken from human cadavers shortly after death. After deep freezing and thawing for the experiment, the vocal folds suspended in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00405-013-2561-6

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