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Near-infrared laser treatment of complicated hemangiomas in children: ten-year clinical experience
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Paper Abstract

Results of application of low invasive laser technology (developed by authors: Proc. SPIE 5863, 107-115 (2005), Russian Federation patent No.2290228 of.27.12.06) to treatment of hemangiomas in children are presented and analyzed in this work. From 2001 the technology was applied to about 1500 children with more than 2000 hemangiomas. Majority of them were complicated ones: belong to cavernous or combined types or (and) were localized on problem places: on face near eyes, nose, and lips, on auricles, on perineum near anus and genitals, in respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts. Diode laser with wavelength 920, 970, and 1060 nm at distant and interstitial irradiation were applied. In case of need there applied endoscopes. Excellent and good results have been achieved in 94% cases; there was a significant improvement in the rest cases.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 2011
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7883, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VII, 78830H (17 February 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.874791
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Ivan A. Abushkin, Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy (Russian Federation)
Valeriy A. Privalov, Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy (Russian Federation)
Alexander V. Lappa, Chelyabinsk State Univ. (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7883:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VII
Kenton W. Gregory M.D.; Nikiforos Kollias; Andreas Mandelis; Henry Hirschberg M.D.; Hyun Wook Kang; Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; Brian Jet-Fei Wong M.D.; Justus F. R. Ilgner M.D.; Bodo E. Knudsen M.D.; E. Duco Jansen; Steen J. Madsen; Guillermo J. Tearney; Bernard Choi; Haishan Zeng; Laura Marcu, Editor(s)

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