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Low-power coherent and noncoherent light in clinical practice
Author(s): Ciprian Antipa; Mihail-Lucian Pascu; Viorica Stanciulescu; Claudia Mayerzedt; Mihaela Vlaiculescu
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Paper Abstract

In order to find out the comparative clinical effects of coherent and noncoherent low power light, we divided 74 patients with sciatics in three groups, treated with the same energy dose, as follows: A group: with IR continuous diode laser; B group: with noncoherent IR diode; C group: with placebo laser. The positive results were 66.66 percent for A group, 52.00 percent for B group and 36.36 percent for C group. We conclude, after these preliminary results, that coherent low power light has superior clinical efficacy versus noncoherent light and placebo laser, when used the same energy dose.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 November 1996
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2929, Effects of Low-Power Light on Biological Systems II, (25 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.260001
Show Author Affiliations
Ciprian Antipa, Coltea Clinical Hospital (Romania)
Mihail-Lucian Pascu, Institute for Atomic Physics (Romania)
Viorica Stanciulescu, Dristor Medical Ctr. (Romania)
Claudia Mayerzedt, Institute for Atomic Physics (Romania)
Mihaela Vlaiculescu, Coltea Clinical Hospital (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2929:
Effects of Low-Power Light on Biological Systems II
Giulio Jori; Tiina I. Karu, Editor(s)

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