17 May 2000 Autonomous device for photostimulation of the gastrointestinal tract immunity
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Proceedings Volume 3907, Lasers in Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems X; (2000) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.386284
Event: BiOS 2000 The International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, 2000, San Jose, CA, United States
A very small optoelectronic device emitting light in the red and green band has been developed as a small capsule consisting of two semispheres connected with light-transmitted coupling. The device -- a phototablet permits to irradiate all parts of the gastro-intestinal tract (GIT) including the immunocompetent formations of the small intestine -- Peyer's patches responsible for production of secretory immunoglobulins A (IgA). The main mechanisms of realizing endogenic phototherapy using a phototablet begin functioning when irradiating both the walls of the GIT organs and its contents. The results of clinical trials of the phototablet testify to a favorable effect of endogenic therapy on the human organism in asthenic syndrome, some types of deficiency in the immunity function, in dysbioses, the syndrome of large intestine irritation, duodenostasis, etc. After endogenic phototherapy the patients had an increased level of lysozyme, leukocytes, a number of lactobacteria. There were no side effects when using a phototablet. Indications and contraindications for endogenic phototherapy were represented. Thus, the method of endogenic phototherapy allows us to have an effective and direct influence on the immunocompetent cells of GIT organs without medicamental agents and antigens that makes it possible to use the phototablet in medicine on a large scale.
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Sergey A. Naumov, Sergey A. Naumov, Vladimir N. Dyrin, Vladimir N. Dyrin, Sergey M. Vovk, Sergey M. Vovk, Evgeny Y. Petrov, Evgeny Y. Petrov, Vladimir V. Udut, Vladimir V. Udut, Elena V. Borodulina, Elena V. Borodulina, } "Autonomous device for photostimulation of the gastrointestinal tract immunity", Proc. SPIE 3907, Lasers in Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems X, (17 May 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.386284; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.386284


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