The excimer laser in orthopaedics.


This review details clinical and laboratory experience with the 308 nm XeCl excimer laser. This ultraviolet laser is not approved yet for use in arthroscopy, but has been shown to be extremely proficient for debridement of degenerate articular cartilage and meniscus. It has fewer advantages than conventional techniques for synovectomy, meniscectomy, and… (More)


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@article{Glossop1995TheEL, title={The excimer laser in orthopaedics.}, author={Nicola Glossop and Robert W. Jackson and H J Koort and Samuel Reed and John A Randle}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={1995}, volume={310}, pages={72-81} }