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Bredemeier Herbert C: Laser system for microsurgery. January 16, 1973: US3710798 (87 worldwide citation)

A beam of infrared energy from a CO.sub.2 laser operating in its lowest order spatial mode is passed through a converging lens and directed to an operating site by a mirror or beam splitter. In order to locate the invisible focused spot of infrared energy a beam of visible light from a He-Ne laser i ...


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Bredemeier Herbert C: Stereo laser endoscope. Lane Aitken Dunner & Ziems, March 12, 1974: US3796220 (58 worldwide citation)

A converging laser operating beam is directed to a target site by a gimbal mounted mirror having a pair of apertures through which the work site is viewed simultaneously by a stereo microscope. To locate the focal point of the operating beam, diverging light from a marker light point source is refle ...


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Bredemeier Herbert C: Laser accessory for surgical application. American Optical Corporation, May 2, 1972: US3659613 (28 worldwide citation)

A surgical laser accessory construction comprising an elongated tubular member defining an unobstructed path for conducting optical energy to a relatively inaccessible location within a body cavity and optical means for directing the infra-red radiation of a CO.sub.2 pulsed laser to a location withi ...


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Bredemeier Herbert C: Laser beam instrument for uterine cervical conization. Lane Aitken Dunner & Ziems, April 16, 1974: US3804095 (12 worldwide citation)

An instrument for surgically removing a solid cone of tissue. An inner cylinder is rotatably fitted within an outer cylinder. Mirrors are mounted inside the inner cylinder and positioned such that a narrowly converging laser beam, traveling down the cylindrical axis, is deviated to exit the instrume ...