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Lasers in Medical Science

Lasers in Medical Science

Editor-in-Chief: Keyvan Nouri

ISSN: 0268-8921 (print version)
ISSN: 1435-604X (electronic version)

Journal no. 10103

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  • A leading international journal in the field of medical applications of lasers and light
  • Discusses technical, experimental and clinical aspects of the use of medical lasers
  • Application includes lasers in surgery, endoscopy, angioplasty, hyperthermia of tumours, and photodynamic therapy
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

Lasers in Medical Science has established itself as the leading international journal in the rapidly expanding field of medical applications of lasers and light. It provides a forum for the publication of papers on the technical, experimental and clinical aspects of the use of medical lasers, including lasers in surgery, endoscopy, angioplasty, hyperthermia of tumours, and photodynamic therapy.

In addition, the journal publishes articles on the medical application of new lasers, light delivery systems, sensors to monitor laser effects, basic laser-tissue interactions and the modelling of laser-tissue interactions. The journal also presents articles relating to the use of non-laser light-tissue interactions.   

Related subjects » Atomic, Molecular, Optical & Plasma Physics - Dentistry - Medicine - Optics & Lasers

Impact Factor: 2.419 (2013) * 

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    Lasers in Medical Science has established itself as the leading international journal publication in the rapidly expanding field of the medical applications of lasers and light. It provides a forum for the publication of papers on the technical, experimental and clinical aspects of the use of medical lasers, including the use of lasers in surgery, endoscopy, angioplasty, hyperthermia of tumours, and photodynamic therapy.

    In addition, the journal publishes articles on the medical application of new lasers, light delivery systems, sensors to monitor laser effects, basic laser-tissue interactions and the modelling of laser-tissue interactions. The journal also welcomes articles relating to the use of non-laser light-tissue interactions. 

    Original research, reviews, brief reports and editorials in relation to these topics will be accepted.  Letters to the editor are welcome as enhancement to discussions.  Please note, the journal does not accept case reports.

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    Biomedial Engineering Citation Index, BIOSIS, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Current Contents/Life Sciences, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Medical Documentation Service, Pascal (INIST/CNRS) Research Alert, Science Citation Index and SCISEARCH

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