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Low-level laser therapy for diabetic foot wound healing (Wound care)

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dc.contributor.author Houreld, Nicolette
dc.contributor.author Abrahamse, Heidi
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-18T19:32:52Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-18T19:32:52Z
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.citation Houreld, N. & Abrahamse, H. 2005. Low-level laser therapy for diabetic foot wound healing (Wound care). The Diabetic Foot. High Beam Research. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.highbeam.com
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/8223
dc.description.abstract An alternative to traditional treatment modalities for diabetic ulcers is low-level laser therapy (LLLT). A number of published studies demonstrate the beneficial effects of LLLT (Ribeiro et al, 2002), although several other studies also exist which indicate results to the contrary (Malm and Lundeberg, 1991; Loevschall and Arenholt-Bindslev, 1994). Further work focusing on cellular and molecular mechanisms of responses to laser irradiation is required to establish LLLT as a reliable, safe and inexpensive treatment modality. This article reviews LLLT as a treatment modality for diabetic ulcers. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher S.B. Communications en_US
dc.rights © S.B. Communications, The Diabetic Foot. 2005. HighBeam Research. Available at: (November 16, 2012). http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-140662420.html en_US
dc.subject Diabetic ulcers en_US
dc.subject Wound healing en_US
dc.subject Laser therapy en_US
dc.subject Photobiostimulation en_US
dc.subject Low-level laser therapy en_US
dc.title Low-level laser therapy for diabetic foot wound healing (Wound care) en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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