Low Intensity Laser Irradiation Promotes More Rapid Repair of Bone Fractures, Experimental Demonstration

  • M. A. Trelles
  • E. Mayayo
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The characteristics of the repair callus in fractures, as well as the processes that take place during the healing of the lesioned tissues, are of paramount importance when we consider the speed, quality and prognosis of the bone tissue repair. The formation of the fracture callus depends on several factors that may be modified (altered) by different treatments (vitamins, minerals, hormones, electrical stimuli) (1,2,3) particularly if they are administered during the healing period (4).


Healing Period Fracture Callus Neoformed Bone John Xxiii Bone Tissue Repair 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Trelles
    • 1
  • E. Mayayo
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Instituto Médico VilafortunyCambrils/TarragonaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Pathological AnatomyJohn XXIII HospitalTarragonaSpain
  3. 3.Department of Histology of the Medical School in ReusUniversity of BarcelonaSpain

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