Science Saturday: Laser therapy for skin regeneration
Mayo Clinic is taking a new approach to bolster the body's ability to heal scar tissue after serious burns. Mayo Clinic dermatologists are using laser treatments to unleash the regenerative power of burned skin and to try to improve appearance and function. Mayo Clinic's Center for Regenerative Medicine is a driver of new regenerative therapeutics that transform the practice [...]
Condition: Burn Injury Intervention: Device: fractional CO2 laser Sponsor: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Not yet recruiting
AbstractThis paper aimed to report a multi-institutional 3-year experience with pediatric endoscopic pilonidal sinus treatment (PEPSiT) and describe tips and tricks of the technique. We retrospectively reviewed all patients
Publication date: Available online 10 May 2021Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Gopal Nambi, Walid Kamal Abdelbasset, Gaber S. Soliman, Ahmed A. Alessi, Ibrahim N. Alsalem, Zeinab A. Ali
The aim of this study is to determine whether Z-plasty combined with fractional CO2 laser therapy can be a potential management option for hypertrophic burn scars in the proliferation stage. A total of 105 patients (46 male and 59 female patients) diagnosed with hypertrophic scars under tension but without any functional limitations were enrolled in this study. The VSS score and scar height were analyzed and compared. The VSS scores for all scars were improved in all groups after treatment. The scar height was also significantly decreased in each group after treatment (P
Condition: Burns Interventions: Device: Low level laser therapy; Other: Aerobic exercises; Other: Traditional physical therapy program Sponsor: Cairo University Completed
Introduction Carbon dioxide (CO2) laser treatment is routinely used to treat hypertrophic burn scars (HBS). Although prior research has documented subjective improvement in HBS after treatment, there is little data evaluating objective changes in scar characteristics after therapy. The aim of our process improvement project was to evaluate changes to scar thickness (ST) using high-frequency ultrasound in patients with HBS undergoing CO2 laser therapy. Methods Ultrasound measurements of ST were obtained from patients with HBS before initial and at each subsequent treatment. ST, reduction in ST per treatment, and ...