Three dimensional Monte-Carlo modeling of laser-tissue interaction

Beop-Min Kim, N. A. Gentile, K. B. Trauner, R. A. London

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Abstract

A full three dimensional Monte-Carlo program was developed for analysis of the laser-tissue interactions. This project was performed as a part of the LATIS3D (3-D Laser-TISsue interaction) project. The accuracy was verified against results from a public domain two dimensional axisymmetric program. The code was used for simulation of light transport in simplified human knee geometry. Using the real human knee meshes which will be extracted from MRI images in the near future, a full analysis of dosimetry and surgical strategies for photodynamic therapy of rheumatoid arthritis will be followed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
PublisherSociety of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
Pages320-326
Number of pages7
Volume3601
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1999 Laser-Tissue Interaction X: Photochemical, Photothermal, and Photomechanical - San Jose, CA, USA
Duration: 1999 Jan 241999 Jan 27

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1999 Laser-Tissue Interaction X: Photochemical, Photothermal, and Photomechanical
CitySan Jose, CA, USA
Period99/1/2499/1/27

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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    Kim, B-M., Gentile, N. A., Trauner, K. B., & London, R. A. (1999). Three dimensional Monte-Carlo modeling of laser-tissue interaction. In Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering (Vol. 3601, pp. 320-326). Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers.