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Lasers in Medical Science



Lasers in Medical Science, Photodiagnosis & Photodynamic Therapy

Editor-in-chief: Keyvan Nouri

ISSN: 0268-8921 (print version)

ISSN: 1435-604X (electronic version)

Journal no. 10103

Springer London

Lasers in Medical Science (LIMS) is the official journal of the European Laser Association. This has established itself as one of the leading international journals in the rapidly expanding field of the medical applications of lasers and light. LIMS publishes peer-reviewed papers covering the use of lasers and other non-laser light applications including, but not limited to the following medical specialties:

  • Dermatology
  • Surgery
  • Optical Diagnostics
  • Endoscopy
  • Angioplasty
  • Hyperthermia of Tumors
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Cardiology
  • Dentistry

In addition to technical papers on:

  • The development of new laser and non-laser light devices
  • Light delivery systems
  • Sensors to monitor laser effects
  • Basic lasers-tissue interactions
  • Modelling of laser-tissue interactions
Abstracted/Indexed in:

Biomedical Engineering Citation Index, BIOSIS, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Current Contents/Life Sciences, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Medical Documentation Service, Pascal (INIST/CNRS) Research Alert, Science Citation Index and SCISEARCH.

Impact factor: 2.489 (2014)

Reduced rate subscriptions are offered to all BMLA and ELA affiliated societies. Subscribe through the BMLA secretariat.

Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy

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Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy

Elsevier are very pleased to continue the affiliation of PDPDT (Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Ron Allison, Medical Director, 21st Century Oncology, Greenville, USA) with the BMLA. This is an international journal for the dissemination of scientific knowledge and clinical developments of photodiagnosis and photodynamic therapy in all medical specialities. PDPDT is already internationally recognized as a high-quality publication of interest to all specialists working in this field. The journal has been accepted by Thomson Reuters (Journal Citation Index/Impact Factor) and Medline (PubMed).

As well as being the Official Journal of the European Platform for Photodynamic Medicine, PDPDT is also affiliated with the International Photodynamic Association.

Impact factor: 2.014 (2014)

BMLA members are entitled to take an online-only subscription to PDPDT at the special 2016 annual member rate of Euro 53. If you would like to make use of this offer, or receive any further information on PDPDT, please feel to contact Dinah Baxter at Elsevier -