laser therapy


About Low Level Laser Therapy
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Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) has been used worldwide for over 40 years to relieve pain, remove scars, heal wounds, regenerate nerves and solve addictions. On January 17th, 2002, the first US Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) company, Erchonia, the laser youre

Low level laser therapy (Classes I, II and III) for treating rheumatoid arthritis
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Background Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects a large proportion of the population. Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) was introduced as an alternative non-invasive treatment for RA about ten years ago. LLLT is a light source that generates extremely pure light, of a single

Novel laser therapy in treatment of onychomycosis
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ABSTRACT A clinical study is presented in which novel approach to use laser for treatment of onychomycosis is described. 72 patients with 194 affected nails were treated with long pulse Nd: YAG laser (Dualis SP, Fotona, Slovenia) at a single clinical site (Dr. Kozarev

308-nm excimer laser therapy in alopecia areata
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Nine patients were included in the study. The laser used was a 308-nm excimer laser (Talos, Wavelight Laser Technology AG, Erlangen, Germany). Each lesion was treated twice a week for a maximum of 24 sessions. Initial fluencies were 50 mJ/cm2 less than minimal erythema

Laser in paediatric dentistry: patient acceptance of hard and soft tissue therapy
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Aim This study aimed to evaluate the laser therapy efficacy in paediatric dentistry, considering the subjective tolerance and acceptance of therapy in children needing both dental and soft tissue treatments. Methods A group of 50 patients from 6 to 12 years of age

Effect of low level helium-neon (He-Ne) laser therapy in the prevention treatment of radiation induced mucositis in head neck cancer patients
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Background objectives: Oral mucositis is a common debilitating complication of radiotherapy occurring in about 60 per cent of cancer patients. Considerable buccal toxicity of radiotherapy or chemotherapy in cancer patients to become discouraged and can affect

Treatment of varicose veins by endovenous laser therapy : assessment of results by ultrasound surveillance
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METHODS Two of us who are surgeons used essentially identical techniques for EVLT. The procedure was introduced in January 2002 by KM and adopted in November 2002 by RF, and follow-up for analysis continued until August 2005. Median times for each surgeons

Effectiveness of muscle stretching exercises with and without laser therapy at tender points for patients with fibromyalgia
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1Department of Health and Biological Sciences, FIEO University, Osasco, Brazil; 2Department of Speech, Physical and Occupational Therapy , Medicine School of the University of São Paulo (FMUSP), Brazil; 3FMUSP, Brazil, 4Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Clinical Medicine

Short-term effects of high-intensity laser therapy versus ultrasound therapy in the treatment of low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
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Background. Low back pain (LBP) is a common musculoskeletal disorder that is highly prevalent in the general population. Management of this pathology includes numerous interventions depending on pain severity: analgesic, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Complications of Nd: YAG laser therapy
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Effectiveness of low-level laser therapy in temporomandibular disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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Aim: To assess the scientific evidence on the efficacy of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) in the treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Methods: The databases of PubMed, Science Direct, Cochrane Clinical Trials Register, and PEDro were manually and

Laser therapy of early gastric carcinoma
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Low-level laser therapy with pulsed infrared laser accelerates third-degree burn healing process in rats.
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This study investigated the influence of pulsed low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on the healing of a third-degree burn in a rat model. Two third-degree burns (distal and proximal) were made in the skin of 74 rats. Rats were divided into four groups. In group 1, the distal burn

Management of Gingival Hyperpigmentation Using Surgical Blade and Diode Laser Therapy : A Comparative Study.
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Melanin, a nonhemoglobin-derived brown pigment, is the most common of the endogenous pigments and is produced by melanocytes present in the basal layer of the epithelium. Although melanin pigmentation of the gingiva is completely benign and does not present a

Cellular mechanism of low power laser therapy : new questions
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Low power laser therapy (photobiomodulation, laser biostimulation) was advanced more than 30 years ago. Since then medical treatment with coherent light sources (lasers) or noncoherent light (Light Emitting Diodes, LEDs) has passed through its childhood and early

PET for evaluation of differential myocardi
al perfusion dynamics after VEGF gene therapy and laser therapy in end-stage coronary artery disease

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PET for Evaluation of Differential Myocardial Perfusion Dynamics after VEGF Gene Therapy and Laser Therapy in End-Stage Coronary Artery Disease

Pulmonary amyloidosis: treatment with laser therapy and systemic steroids
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Case Report A 47-year-old housewife presented with a 3-month history of right-sided pleuritic chest pain, repeated colds and chest infections, 2 stone weight loss, poor appetite and night sweats. She was a smoker of 3 cigarettes day-but had smoked 20-40 cigarettes

Laser Therapy of Dentin Hypersensitivity.
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Dentin hypersensitivity is the symptom that is often encountered in the clinic, and may be caused by incorrect tooth brushing, gingival recession, inappropriate diet, and other factors. It is generally accepted that the sensation of pain is associated with patent dentinal tubules

Clinical Effects of Low-intensity Laser vs Light-emitting Diode Therapy on Dentin Hypersensitivity.
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Purpose: Dentin hypersensitivity is a common complaint associated with high dental pain. Low-intensity laser therapy (LILT) can minimize this clinical problem without causing any discomfort to patients. A new LED-based (light-emitting diode) light source has been used