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The official journal of the IALMS

Lasers in Medical Science


Editors: Keyvan Nouri ISSN: 0268-8921 (print version)
ISSN: 1435-604X (electronic version)
Journal no. 10103
Springer London

Description | Editorial Board

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.

Impact factor: 2.5 (2013)
Section “Engineering, biomedical”: Rank 27 of 42
Section “Surgery”: Rank 66 of 138

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The International Academy for Lasers Medicine Surgery was born in Florence, on 19 October 2000. It was founded by Ciprien Antipa, G. David Baxter, Marcello D’Ovidio, Khalil Khatri, Leonardo Longo, Mihail Pascu, Mario Postiglione, Mario Trelles, Wilhelm Waidelich and others 42 founder members from 5 continents.

The purpose of the Academy is to foster high quality teaching and research related to the use of light and lasers in science, mainly through organization of courses and scientific congresses along with professional updating and continuing education.

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