10 June 2006 Laser therapy of acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis
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Proceedings Volume 6344, Advanced Laser Technologies 2005; 63441S (2006) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.693604
Event: Advanced Laser Technologies 2005, 2005, Tianjin, China
Abstract
The clinical results of photodynamic therapy of maxillary sinusitis have been presented. 0.1%-Methylene Blue aqueous solution in combination with He-Ne laser irradiation (632.8 nm) has been used for treatment of patients with acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis. Efficacy of the photodynamic therapy was estimated with the use of the following criteria: the state of respiration, olfaction, duration of purulent discharge, reconstruction of transport function of ciliary epithelium, etc. The obtained results have shown that the photodynamic therapy is effective in comparison with conservative methods of treatment of the diseases.
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Alexey N. Bashkatov, Alexey N. Bashkatov, Elina A. Genina, Elina A. Genina, Elena E. Chikina, Elena E. Chikina, Igor V. Meglinski, Igor V. Meglinski, Valery V. Tuchin, Valery V. Tuchin, Anatoly B. Knyazev, Anatoly B. Knyazev, Oleg V. Mareev, Oleg V. Mareev, } "Laser therapy of acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis", Proc. SPIE 6344, Advanced Laser Technologies 2005, 63441S (10 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.693604; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.693604
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