10 January 1989 Does comprehension of laser therapy in Portwine stains require biology in addition to physics?
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Proceedings Volume 10305, Dosimetry of Laser Radiation in Medicine and Biology; 103050E (1989) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2283595
Event: Institutes for Advanced Optical Technologies, 1988, Berlin, Germany
Abstract
Available information on the clinical response of portwine stains to laser irradiation raises the question whether simple physics is adequate to suggest an optimal treat- ment protocol. This paper reviews previous assumptions that led to the millisecond, 577 nm dye laser as the laser of choice to treat portwine stains. Reconsideration of some of these assumptions suggests that a wavelength of about 590 rim may be bet- ter, in agreement with recent clinical findings which indicate that 585 nm is the opti- mum wavelength for treatment.
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Martin J. C. van Gemert, Martin J. C. van Gemert, } "Does comprehension of laser therapy in Portwine stains require biology in addition to physics?", Proc. SPIE 10305, Dosimetry of Laser Radiation in Medicine and Biology, 103050E (10 January 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.2283595; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2283595
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