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Non-Scarring Method Of Treatment Of Superficial Blood Vessel Malformations Using The Argon And Argon Tuneable Dye Lasers
Author(s): A. Scheibner
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Paper Abstract

Lasers are an accepted modality in the treatment of various superficial blood vessel malformations. Unfortunately use of the continuous wave lasers such as the argon and argon tunable dye lasers has been limited by the associated risk of scarring which ranges from five to thirty percent. The risk of scarring is greater in people with fine skin such as that in children and in certain more delicate body sites such as the upper lip and extremities. The extremities are a particularly difficult site to treat being more susceptible to scarring.

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Date Published: 11 September 1989
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 1066, Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems, (11 September 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952045
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A. Scheibner, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1066:
Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems
Kazuhiko Atsumi; Norman R. Goldblatt; Stephen N. Joffe, Editor(s)

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