Holmium:YAG laser , please help

Discussion in 'AIIMS Nov 2013' started by Guest, May 14, 2004.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Wich of the following statements about the
    Holmium:YAG laser is incorrect?

    1 It has a wavelength of 2100.
    2 .Its use for uric acid stons has caused deaths due to generation of cyanide.
    3.It is effective against the hardest urinary stons.
    4.It can even cut the wrisof stone baskets
  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    As far as I have searched the net, the wavelength is correct- 2100nm. It also liberates cyanide from uric acid stones( but i dont know if death occurs due to it????). Also, it can cut the hardest ever stone. Is the answer 4th choice????

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