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Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (LSM)


Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, the Society's official journal, is the most prestigious and widely circulated peer reviewed scientific journal dedicated to basic and applied aspects of laser therapy and diagnosis.

Based on 2014/15 Impact Factor results, Lasers in Surgery and Medicine is ranked 49th out of 198 journals in the Surgery category.

The Journal publishes clinical as well as basic science reports and is important reading for clinicians who wish to stay abreast of the most recent scientific developments in biomedical laser applications, as well as researchers investigating laser/tissue interaction, new laser techniques and/or technology. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine appears eleven times each year, including an abstract issue for the ASLMS Annual Conference.

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Our Editor's Choice is an exclusive article published in each issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. View Editor's Choice articles.

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The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery is the world’s largest scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information and participation in communicating the latest developments in laser medicine and surgery to clinicians, research investigators, government and regulatory agencies, and the public.

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