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An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Y, atomic number 39, and atomic weight 88.91. In conjunction with other rare earths, yttrium is used as a phosphor in television receivers and is a component of the yttrium-aluminum garnet (YAG) lasers.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Yttrium" by people in Profiles.
Transmyocardial laser revascularization with the Holmium:YAG laser does not improve myocardial perfusion in the acutely ischemic heart: an experimental study measuring myocardial perfusion by a thermal imaging camera. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1999 Oct; 47(5):293-7.
Effects of plume produced by the Nd:YAG laser and electrocautery on the respiratory system. Lasers Surg Med. 1993; 13(2):242-5.
[Laser microsurgery of meningioma. An analysis of a consecutive series of 164 cases treated surgically by using different lasers]. Neurochirurgie. 1992; 38(4):217-25.
Sequential morphological changes in the dog brain after interstitial iodine- 125 irradiation. Neurosurgery. 1983 Nov; 13(5):523-8.