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Oral vascular malformations: laser treatment and management
Author(s): U. Romeo; F. Rocchetti; G. Gaimari; G. Tenore; G. Palaia; G. Lo Giudice
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Paper Abstract

Vascular malformations are a very heterogeneous group of circulatory system’s diseases that can involve different kind of vessels: arterial, venous or lymphatic ones. Many treatments, such as conventional surgery, embolization, steroid therapy and laser therapy, are available for vascular lesions. The laser approach relies more therapeutic techniques: the transmucosal thermophotocoagulation, intralesional photocoagulation, the excisional biopsy. Today laser is demonstrated to be the gold standard technique to treat vascular lesions that allows a safe and efficient treatment and a lower post-operative healing time. The only disadvantage is the risk of carbonization that could be avoided by using the multiple-spot single pulsed wave technique.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 March 2016
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9670, Sixth International Conference on Lasers in Medicine, 967003 (22 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2191879
Show Author Affiliations
U. Romeo, Sapienza Univ. di Roma (Italy)
F. Rocchetti, Sapienza Univ. di Roma (Italy)
G. Gaimari, Sapienza Univ. di Roma (Italy)
G. Tenore, Sapienza Univ. di Roma (Italy)
G. Palaia, Sapienza Univ. di Roma (Italy)
G. Lo Giudice, Univ. degli Studi di Messina (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9670:
Sixth International Conference on Lasers in Medicine
Darinca Carmen Todea; Adrian Gh. Podoleanu; Virgil-Florin Duma, Editor(s)

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