Lasers in Surgery and Medicine

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Edited By: Brian Wong

Impact Factor: 2.135

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 64/200 (Surgery)

Online ISSN: 1096-9101

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April 2017
Evalutaion of a Transparent Perfluorodecalin-Infused Patch as an adjunct to Laser-assisted Tattoo Removal: A Pivotal Trial

Biesman et al

March 2017
Ex vivo visualization of human ciliated epithelium and quantitative analysis of induced flow dynamics by using optical coherence tomography
Ling et al

February 2017
Efficacy of Erbium: YAG
Laser Treatment Compared to Topical Estriol Treatment for Symptoms of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
Gaspar et al

January 2017
Reflectance Confocal Microscopy of Skin in Vivo: From Bench to Bedside
Rajadhyaksha et al

December 2016
Light Emitting Diode Mediated Photobiomodulation Therapy Improves Orthodontic Tooth Movement and Miniscrew Stability: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
Ekizer et al

November 2016
Dual Wavelength Stimulation of Polymeric Nanoparticles for Photothermal Therapy

Kelkar et al

October 2016
Picosecond Laser with Specialized Optic for Facial Rejuvenation Using a Compressed Treatment Interval

S. Khetarpal et al

September 2016
Transcutaneous temperature controlled radiofrequency for orgasmic dysfunction

Red M. Alinsod

August 2016
Investigations into Localized Re-Treatment of the Retina with a 3-Nanosecond Laser

Glyn Chidlow, Malcolm Plunkett, Robert J. Casson, and John P.M. Wood

July 2016
Fractional High Intensity Focused Radiofrequency in the Treatment of Mild to Moderate laxity of the Lower Face and Neck: A Pilot Study

Matteo Tretti Clementoni and Girish S. Munavalli

April 2016
Evaluation of Cell and Matrix Mechanics Using FluorescenceExcitation Spectroscopy: Feasibility Study in Collagen GelsContaining Fibroblasts

Juan Pablo Padilla-Martinez, Ruisheng Wang, and Walfre Franco

March 2016
Short Time Efficacy and Safety of Focused MonopolarRadiofrequency Device for Labial Laxity Improvement -Noninvasive Labia Tissue Tightening. A Prospective Cohort Study

Ivan Fistonić, Iva Sorta Bilajac Turina, Nikola Fistonić, and Ingrid Marton

January 2016
Safety and Efficacy of Cryolipolysis for Non-InvasiveReduction of Submental Fat

Suzanne L. Kilmer, A. Jay Burns, and Brian D. Zelickson

December 2015
Ablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing With Topical Paromomycin as Adjunctive Treatment for a Recalcitrant Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Wound

Andrew Basnett, Tuyet A. Nguyen, Christopher Cannavino, and Andrew Krakowski

November 2015
Novel minimally Invasive Laser Treatment of Urinary Incontinence in Women

Bizjak Ogrinc

October 2015
Rapid, High-Fluence Multi-Pass Q-Switched Laser Treatments of Tattoos with a Transparent Perfluorodecalin-Infused Patch: A Pilot Study
Brian S.Biesman, Michael P. O'Neil and Cara Costner

September 2015
A Novel Dual-Wavelength, Nd:Yag, Picosecon-domainLaser Safely and Effectively Removes Multicolor Tattoos
Eric F. Bernstein, Kevin T. Schomacker, Lisa D. Basilavecchio, Jessica M. Plugis andJayant D. Bhawalkar

August 2015
Detection of plaque structure and composition using OCT combined with two-photon luminescence (TPL) imaging
Tianyi Wang,Austin McElroy, David Halaney, Deborah Vela, Edmund Fung, Shafat Hossain, Jennifer Phipps, Bingqing Wang, Biwei Yin, Marc D. Feldman and Thomas E. Milner

July 2015
Efficacy of different modes of fractional CO2 laser in the treatment of primary cutaneous amyloidosis: A randomized clinical trial
Samia M. Esmat, Marwa M. Fawzi, Heba I. Gawdat, Heba S. Ali and Safinaz S. Sayed

April 2015
Quantitative analysis of transcranial and intraparenchymal light penetration in human cadaver brain tissue
Clark E. Tedford, Scott DeLapp, Steven Jacques and Juanita Anders

March 2015
High resolution imaging of acne lesion development and scarring in human facial skin using OCT-based microangiography
Utku Baran, Yuandong Li, Woo June Choi, Goknur Kalkan and Ruikang K. Wang

January 2015
Early postoperative single treatment ablative fractional lasing of Mohs micrographic surgery facial scars: A split-scar, evaluator-blinded study
Joseph F. Sobanko, Vasanop Vachiramon, Pinyo Rattanaumpawan and Christopher J. Miller

December 2014
Raman spectroscopy differentiates squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) from normal skin following treatment with a high-powered CO2 laser
Sara A. Fox, Ashley A. Shanblatt, Hugh Beckman, John Strasswimmer and Andrew C. Terentis

October 2014
Lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei treated with 1,565 nm nonablative fractionated laser resurfacing: A case report
Katie Beleznay, Daniel P. Friedmann, Ana Marie Liolios, Adam Perry and Mitchel P. Goldman

September 2014
Functionalized Polymeric Nanoparticles Loaded With Indocyanine Green as Theranostic Materials for Targeted Molecular Near Infrared Fluorescence Imaging and Photothermal Destruction of Ovarian Cancer Cells
Baharak Bahmani, Yadir Guerrero, Danielle Bacon, Vikas Kundra, Valentine I. Vullev and Bahman Anvari

August 2014
Vascular patterns in mature hypertrophic burn scars treated with fractional CO2 laser

Karen L. Connolly, Marsha Chaffins and David Ozog

July 2014
Functionalized polymeric nanoparticles loaded with indocyanine green as theranostic materials for targeted molecular near infrared fluorescence imaging and photothermal destruction of ovarian cancer cells
Baharak Bahmani, Yadir Guerrero, Danielle Bacon, Vikas Kundra, Valentine I. Vullev and Bahman Anvari

June 2014
Pretreatment with ablative fractional laser changes kinetics and biodistribution of topical 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) and methyl aminolevulinate (MAL)
Merete Haedersdal, Fernanda H. Sakamoto, William A. Farinelli, Apostolos G. Doukas, Joshua Tam and R. Rox Anderson

May 2014
Evaluating the safety and efficacy of the 1,440-nm laser in the treatment of photodamage in Asian skin
Shoshana Marmon, Samantha Y. N. Shek, C.K. Yeung, Nicola P.Y. Chan, Johnny CY Chan and Henry H.L. Chan

April 2014
Laser assisted drug delivery: A review of an evolving technology
Lindsay R. Sklar, Christopher T. Burnett, Jill S. Waibel, Ronald L. Moy and David M. Ozog

March 2014
Combination ALA-PDT and ablative fractional Er:YAG laser (2,940 nm) on the treatment of severe acne
Rui Yin, Lin Lin, Yan Xiao, Fei Hao and Michael R. Hamblin

January 2014
Combined 585 nm pulsed-dye and 1,064 nm Nd:YAG lasers for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma
H. Ray Jalian, Mathew M. Avram, Kelly J. Stankiewicz, Joshua D. Shofner and Zeina Tannous

December 2013
A continuously variable beam-diameter, high-fluence, Q-switched Nd:YAG laser for tattoo removal: Comparison of the maximum beam diameter to a standard 4-mm-diameter treatment beam
Eric F. Bernstein and Jennifer M. Civiok

November 2013
Targeted topical and combination laser surgery for the treatment of angiofibromas
Yoon-Soo Cindy Bae-Harboe and Roy G Geronemus

October 2013
Evaluation of stimulated raman scattering microscopy for identifying squamous cell carcinoma in human skin
Richa Mittal, Mihaela Balu, Tatiana Krasieva, Eric O. Potma, Laila Elkeeb, Christopher B. Zachary and Petra Wilder-Smith

September 2013
Combined treatment for facial rejuvenation using an optimized pulsed light source followed by a fractional non-ablative laser
C. Stanley Chan, Nazanin Saedi, Clinzo Mickle and Jeffrey S. Dover

August 2013
Deep subsurface cavities in skin utilizing mechanical optical clearing and femtosecond laser ablation
Jinze Qiu, Joseph Neev, Tianyi Wang and Thomas E. Milner

July 2013
Evaluation of a hot-wire hair removal device compared to razor shaving
Brian S. Biesman

April 2013
Minimally Invasive Bipolar Fractional Radiofrequency Treatment Upregulates Anti-Senescence Pathways
Sachin Rangarajan, Apexa Trivedi, Anan Abu Ubeid and Basil M. Hantash

March 2013
Treatment of hypertrophic scars using laser and laser assisted corticosteroid delivery
Jill S. Waibel, Adam J. Wulkan and Peter R. Shumaker

February 2013
Topical perfluorodecalin resolves immediate whitening reactions and allows rapid effective multiple pass treatment of tattoos
Kavitha K. Reddy, Jeremy A. Brauer, Robert Anolik, Leonard Bernstein, Lori Brightman, Elizabeth Hale, Julie Karen, Elliot Weiss and Roy G. Geronemus

January 2013
Energy deposition profile in human skin upon irradiation with a 1,342 nm Nd:YAP laser
Matija Milanič and Boris Majaron

December 2012
Fractional laser-assisted delivery of methyl aminolevulinate: Impact of laser channel depth and incubation time
Christina S. Haak, William A. Farinelli, Joshua Tam, Apostolos G. Doukas, R. Rox Anderson and Merete Hædersdal

October 2012
In vivo imaging of photoreceptor disruption associated with age-related macular degeneration: A pilot study
Adam Boretsky, Faraz Khan, Garrett Burnett, et al.

August 2012
Treatment of burn scars with the 1,550 nm nonablative fractional Erbium Laser
Jill Waibel, Adam J. Wulkan, Mary Lupo, Kenneth Beer, R. Rox Anderson

July 2012
MR-guided laser-induced thermal therapy (LITT) for recurrent glioblastomas
Alexandre Carpentier, Dorian Chauvet, Vincent Reina, et al.