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26 August 2005 Methylene blue laser therapy for the treatment of chronic maxillary sinusitis
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The clinical results of photodynamic therapy of chronic maxillary sinusitis have been demonstrated. Obtained results show that the photodynamic therapy is effective in comparison with conservative methods of treatment of the disease. Diffusion of Methylene Blue in the mucous tissue has been studied in vitro and value of the diffusion coefficient of Methylene Blue in the tissue has been estimated at 20°C as (4.8±2.9)×10-7 cm2/sec.
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Alexey N. Bashkatov, Elina A. Genina, Valery V. Tuchin, Elena E. Chikina, Anatoly B. Knyazev, and Oleg V. Mareev "Methylene blue laser therapy for the treatment of chronic maxillary sinusitis", Proc. SPIE 5863, Therapeutic Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions II, 58630Z (26 August 2005); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.633096
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