O Sahap ATIK, Ertugrul SENER, Selcuk BOLUKBASI, Erdal CILA, Aykin SIMSEK, Tanju BASKAN


The pathologies in knee, shoulder and ankle joints of 123 patients were treated with arthroscopic surgery using either Neodymium: YAG contact laser or Holmium: YAG pulsed laser. Ho: YAG pulsed laser was more effective and had less side effects, therefore it was concluded that Ho: YAG pulsed laser was superior.