Laser Therapy of Infantile Hemangiomas and Other Congenital Vascular Tumors of Newborns and Infants

  • Hans Peter Berlien


The indications for any therapy of congenital vascular tumors are growing tumors or other complications. Due to specific and calculable reactions, laser offers the best modality for localized therapy because only with laser is it possible to preserve the unaffected epithelial layer. Besides the different wavelengths with their specific absorptions patterns, a great variety of tissue interactions can be achieved by variation of the interaction time and surface protection by cooling and/or compression.


Laser Therapy Infantile Hemangioma Short Pulse Duration Near Infrared Radiation Impression Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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