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DAY 1 - 17 October 2002 (Thursday)

Pre-Congress Instructional Course
Course Directors Narong Nimsakul, M.D. (Thailand)
Penny J.Smalley, R.N. (U.S.A.)
Faculty Members
1. Narong Nimsakul, M.D., F.I.C.S.
President, Asian-Pacific Association for Laser Medicine & Surgery.
President, International YAG Laser Society.
Director, Institute of Modern Medicine
420 Sukothai Mansion, Sukothai Road, 
Dusit, Bangkok 10300, THAILAND.
2. Penny J. Smalley , R.N.
Director, Laser Concepts International, Inc.
1444 W.Farwell
Chicago, Illinois, 60626, U.S.A.
3. Gerald Glantz, M.D.
Professor, Department of Surgery,
Wadsworth Hospital, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.
4. B. Krishna Rau, M.D.
Prof. & HOD of Surgery, Director of Gastroenterology
Sri Ramachandra Medical College & University Hospital
S, Chandra Bagh Avenue II Street
Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004 Tamil Nadu, INDIA.
Venue : Room C (Morning)
9:00 am Welcome and Introduction.
Narong Nimsakul, M.D.
9:10 am Laser Physics, Biological Effects, Safety.
Penny J. Smalley, R.N.
10:00 am Delivery Systems, Instrumentation with Machines demonstration.
Penny J. Smalley, Richard Sam,Ph.D. 
Norio Daikuzono Ph.D;
Franck Morand, Pong Burunchai

10:30 am - 10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45 am Low Level Laser, Instrumentation and tissue interaction and Clinical application. 
Peter Hasan, M.D.
11:15 am CO2 laser and High Power Laser.
Narong Nimsakul, M.D.
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Nd:YAG Laser and Solid state Laser.
Norio Daikuzono, Ph.D.

12:15 pm - 13:00 pm Lunch

Venue : Room C (Afternoon)
1:00 pm Clinical Applications of CO2, Nd:YAG Lasers 
in open Surgery.
Gerald Glantz, M.D.
1:30 pm Clinical Applications of Nd:YAG Laser, endoscopically.
Krishna Rau, M.D.
2:00 pm Clinical Applications of Low Level Laser in
Laser Therapy.
Nic. S. Nicopoulos
2:30 pm How to use CO2 and High Power Lasers as Surgical
Tool, with Minimal Thermal Damage.
Narong Nimsakul, M.D.
2:40 pm Laser Epilation.
Nathalie Fournier, M.D.

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Coffee Break

3:15 pm Cutaneous Laser Surgery, Cosmetic Laser Surgery.
Narong Nimsakul, M.D.
3:45 pm Laser Resurfacing and supplementary procedures 
for skin rejuvenation.
Tai Kwun Lee, M.D.
4:15 pm Open Forum-Questions & Answers.
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm World Trend, Conclusion.
Penny J. Smalley, R.N.