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17AMBALB - Laser Applications in Biomedicine

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17AMBALB KZ 2 2+0
Helena Jelínková (guarantor)
Helena Jelínková (guarantor)
Department of Natural Sciences

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.


Prepare explanation of chosen theme - application of laser radiation in particular medicine practice.

Power-point - 10-15 min

Writen work - 3-5 pages

Syllabus of lectures:

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.

Syllabus of tutorials:


Study Objective:

Knowledge: interaction of laser radiation with biological tissue.

Skills: application of the combined knowledge of laser technology and the interaction of laser radiation with tissue for laser applications in medicine.

Study materials:

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

The course is a part of the following study plans:

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