19 January 1996 Technical improvements in diode-laser-assisted skin welding
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Abstract
We performed diode-laser assisted skin welding on Wistar rats by using a sodium hyaluronate gel mixed with Indocyanine Cadio-green (ICG) as photoenhancing chromophore. Laser treatment was accomplished with a 'side' irradiation technique, taking advantage of the fact that diode laser radiation at 810 nm is well transmitted by tissue on distances of some millimeters. Clinical and histological results were compared with those of conventionally sutured wounds.
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C. Chiarugi, C. Chiarugi, L. Martini, L. Martini, L. Borgognoni, L. Borgognoni, Umberto Maria Reali, Umberto Maria Reali, F. Gori, F. Gori, Roberto Pini, Roberto Pini, F. Toncelli, F. Toncelli, } "Technical improvements in diode-laser-assisted skin welding", Proc. SPIE 2623, Medical Applications of Lasers III, (19 January 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.230308; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.230308
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