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Efficiency of complicated kidney tuberculosis chemotherapy in combination with low-level laser therapy
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Paper Abstract

The conventional chemotherapy is not sufficient at present, and up to 84 percent of cavernous nephrotuberculosis patients have to be underdone a nephrectomy. 62 patients received only chemotherapy. Besides 88 other patients were subjected to the radiation of the low-level laser in the pathological point in different regimes. The application of the laser therapy allowed to raise the efficiency of complex treatment up 36,1 percent, resulted in quick negativation of urine in 100 percent, permitted to avoid surgical intervention for 35,2 percent.

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Date Published: 31 January 2001
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4156, Clinical Lasers and Diagnostics, (31 January 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.413702
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Ekaterina V. Koultchavenia, Novosibirsk Research Institute of Tuberculosis (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4156:
Clinical Lasers and Diagnostics
Patrick Brouwer, Editor(s)

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