LAVA

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LAVALive Audio Visual Animation
LAVALabVIEW Advanced Virtual Architects
LAVALaboratory for Visionary Architecture
LAVALaboratory Animals Veterinary Association (British Veterinary Association)
LAVALos Angeles Vocal Artists
LAVALaser Vaporization
LAVALos Alamos Vulnerability Assessment
LAVALaser Assisted Vascular Anastomosis (surgical procedure)
LAVALinear Acoustic Vernier Analysis
LAVALow Frequency Acoustic Vernier Analyzer
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The 80-W KTP GreenLight laser vaporization of the prostate versus transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP): adjusted analysis of 5-year results of a prospective nonrandomized bi-center study.
It appears essential to take into account the effect of scattering from the bare bony surface during laser vaporization and coagulation which may result in undesired heating of the facial nerve canal.
High-power potassium-titanyl-phosphate photoselective laser vaporization of prostate for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia in men with large prostates.
Laser vaporization (precise destruction of the small areas of abnormal cells)
In one randomized controlled study of LUNA, significant differences favored the patients who had laser vaporization of endometriosis without LUNA.
Boron-doped SWNTs were prepared by pulsed laser vaporization of carbon targets containing boron with concentrations ranging between 0.5-10 at%.
The first urologic use of the holmium laser dates to 1993 when ureteric calculi were treated by laser vaporization. Stone disease involves approximately 10% of the typical urology practice.
In 1985, he and some colleagues had placed a small bit of graphite inside a laser vaporization apparatus and discovered that they'd created a strange new form of carbon.
Iliohypogastric, ilioinguinal, uterosacral, paracervical, intracervical, and intramucosal blocks have been advocated for local pain control during cervical procedures, including hysteroscopy, dilation and curettage, abortion, labor, and ablative therapy of the cervical transformation zone, such as cryosurgery, laser vaporization, and the loop electrosurgical excision procedure.(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)(9)(10)(11)(12)(13) Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), aspirin, and benzodiazepines have been advocated, alone and in conjunction with blocks,(14)(15)(16)(17) for additional pain control.