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Use of the immunomodulative influence of low-level laser radiation in the treatment of an autoimmune thyroiditis
Author(s): V. A. Mikhailov; O. A. Alexandrova; I. N. Denisov
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Paper Abstract

Use of LLLT for 42 patients with an autoimmune thyroiditis has shown that the helper function of lymphocytes has decreased, the suppressive activity has increased, the quantity of B-lymphocytes has decreased and the immunoregulative index has been normalized. The effect of LLLT application was active about 4 months in 78 percent of the patients. Soft semiconductor laser was used. The radiation was in the IR range of spectrum, wavelength - 890 nm. The technique included cutaneous irradiation of the thymus projection zones, vascular junction and thyroid gland. The total doze was made 2.42 J/cm2.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 June 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4166, Laser Florence '99: A Window on the Laser Medicine World, (28 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.389505
Show Author Affiliations
V. A. Mikhailov, Moscow Scientific and Practical Ctr. of Laser Medicine (Russia)
O. A. Alexandrova, Gertzen Institute of Oncology (Russia)
I. N. Denisov, I.M. Setchenov Moscow Medical Academy (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4166:
Laser Florence '99: A Window on the Laser Medicine World
Leonardo Longo; Alfons G. Hofstetter; Mihail-Lucian Pascu; Wilhelm R.A. Waidelich, Editor(s)

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