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Publications - Varicose Veins
R.G. Bush et al; Treatment of Incompetent Vein of Giacomini (Thigh Extension Branch); Ann Vasc Surg 2007; 21: 245-248
The 940 nm Dornier diode laser is successful used on 14 patients with incompetent vein of Giacomini without serious complications, sometimes in combination with sclerotherapy.
R.G. Bush; Thermal Endovenous Ablation of the Saphenous Vein; Endovascular Today, April 2007
41 patients were treated using different wavelengths and power settings and the RF treatment compared regarding mechanism of action and histological finding.
R.G. Bush et al.; 940-nm Laser for Treatment of Saphenous Insufficiency: Histological Analysis and Long-Term Follow-Up; Photomedicine and Laser Surgery 2005; 23(1); 15-19
620 patients were treated with the Dornier SkinPulse S diode laser with a high closure rate of 95%, some have already a follow-up period of 3 years. The patented lightguide protection system of Dornier is explained.
Proebstle, et al.; Endovenous Treatment of the Greater Saphenous Vein with a 940-nm Diode Laser: Thrombotic Occlusion After Endoluminal Thermal Damage by Laser-Generated Steam Bubbles; J of Vasc Surg 2002; 35; 4; 729-736
The steam bubble effect is explained, which is the mechanism of action with a 940 nm diode laser for the endovenous laser treatment.
Proebstle, T. et al.; Thermal Damage of the Inner Vein Wall During Endovenous Laser Treatment: Key Role of Energy Absorption by Intravascular Blood; Dermatol Surg 2002; 28; 596-600
Basic in vitro and in vivo experiments were done for the endovenous laser treatment. The blood is responsible for damage along the entire vein wall.
Kundu, S.; Recommended Reporting Standards for Endovenous Ablation for the Treatment of Venous Insufficiency: Joint Statement of the American Venous Forum and the Society of Interventional Radiology; Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007; 46; 582-9.
This paper gives recommendations on how to write a paper for endovenous laser treatment and which
Publications - Spider Veins
Kaudewitz, et al.; Treatment of Leg Vein Telangiectases; 1-year results with a new 940 nm Diode Laser; Dermatol Surg 2002; 28; 1031-1034
Study shows that after 1 year the results are even better as after 4 weeks. 75% of patients had 75% or better clearance of spider veins.
Kaudewitz, et al.; Effective Treatment of Leg Vein Telangiectasia with a New 940 nm Diode Laser; Dermaol Surg 2001; 27; 101-106
Study shows that 75% of patients had 50% or better clearance of spider veins.
Baumann, L. Using the 940-nm Laser for Facial Indications; Cosmetic Dermatology 2005; Vol 18:6, 407-410
The Dornier Medilas D diode laser is successfully used on facial veins and angiomas.
Passeron, et al.; The new 940- nanometer diode laser: An effective treatment for leg venulectasia; J Am Acad Dermatol 2003; 48; 768-774.
Study evaluates the efficacy of spider veins with a diameter of 0.4 to 1.4 mm that were treated with a 0.5 to 1.5mm spot size on the Dornier D940 laser.
Publications - Surgical
Hopf et al.; Endoscopically Controlled Laser Therapy of Recurrent Epistaxis with the 940nm Diode Laser; Med Laser Appl 2002; 17; 231-241
The high efficiency of a 940 nm diode laser for sealing hemorrhage-prone areas is shown in a long- term follow -up of 24 months.
Hopf et al.; Endoscopic Laser Surgery of Choanal Atresia- The New Retropalatine Approach; Med Laser Appl 2002; 17; 243-261
This paper shows excellent results of 5 treatments of PCA concerning wound healing. No complications and no growth changes in the surrounding anatomy occurred.
Janda et al.; Diode Laser Treatment of Hyperplastic Inferior Nasal Turbinates; Lasers in Surgery and Medicine 2000; 27; 129-139.
86% of the patients had a clear improvement of nasal airflow 6 months after treatment of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates with the Medilas D diode laser.
Sroka et al.: Comparison of Long Term Results after Ho: YAG and Diode Laser Treatment of Hyperplastic Inferior Nasal Turrbinates; Las Surg Med 2007; 39; 324-331
The Dornier diode laser as well as the Ho:YAG laser are both successful treatment options for hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates. The improvement rate after 3 years is 67-74%.