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Research Article

Preliminary Evaluation of Thulium Doped Fiber Laser in Pig Model of Liver Surgery

Table 1

Width of the microscopic changes in the right lateral lobe of the swine liver produced by the partial resection using a Tm:fiber laser.

SpecimenT1 and T2 intraoperatively (n=10)T1 (n = 5)T2 (n = 5)

Zone of superficial thermal damage in the liver tissue [μm]-

Total width of microscopic thermal changes in the liver tissue [μm]765.35 ± 55.94

T1 and T2: groups of animals undergoing euthanasia on days 7 and 14, respectively. Values are presented as mean ± SD; n: number of animals. Values marked with differ significantly (p<0.05) from others in a row.

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