US Patent No: 7,538,859

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Methods and systems for monitoring and obtaining information of at least one portion of a sample using conformal laser therapy procedures, and providing electromagnetic radiation thereto

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In one exemplary embodiment of the present invention, method and system can be provided for obtaining information associated with at least one portion of a sample. For example, a temperature change can be caused in the portion of the sample. At least one first electro-magnetic radiation can be forwarded to a section near or in the portion of the sample. A deformation of the section can be identified at a plurality of depths as a function of (i) a phase of at least one second electro-magnetic radiation provided from the section, and/or (ii) a rate of change of the phase and/or an amplitude of the second electro-magnetic radiation. In another exemplary embodiment of the present invention, method and system can be provided for controlling a temperature distribution in a sample. For example, an electro-magnetic radiation can be provided to the section in the sample at a particular wavelength. The temperature distribution can be controlled by modifying the particular wavelength of the electro-magnetic radiation when the electro-magnetic radiation is provided to the section.

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THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATIONBOSTON, MA, US976

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bouma, Brett Eugene Quincy, MA 129 1097
Shishkov, Milen Watertown, MA 33 304
Tearney, Guillermo J Cambridge, MA 232 2742
Vakoc, Benjamin J Cambridge, MA 44 328

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