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Laser Therapy of Vascular Malformations

  • Hans Peter Berlien

Abstract

In principle the techniques of laser application in congenital vascular tumors and in vascular malformations are similar, but the aim is different. In tumors the aim is to induce regression or fibrosis, in vascular malformations the aim is to destroy the pathologic vascular structure because there is no spontaneous regression. This means that the parameters for treatment of vascular malformations must be more aggressive than for vascular tumors.

Keywords

Laser Therapy Vascular Malformation Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Venous Malformation Infantile Hemangioma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Peter Berlien
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  1. 1.Department of LasermedicineElisabeth KlinikBerlinGermany

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