Efficacy of multiple exposure with low level He-Ne laser dose on acute wound healing

A pre-clinical study

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Abstract

Investigations on the use of Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for wound healing especially with the red laser light have demonstrated its pro-healing potential on a variety of pre-clinical and surgical wounds. However, until now, in LLLT the effect of multiple exposure of low dose laser irradiation on acute wound healing on well-designed pre-clinical model is not much explored. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of multiple exposure of low dose Helium Neon laser on healing progression of full thickness excision wounds in Swiss albino mice. Further, the efficacy of the multiple exposure of low dose laser irradiation was compared with the single exposure of optimum dose. Full thickness excision wounds (circular) of 15 mm diameter were created, and subsequently illuminated with the multiple exposures (1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 exposure/ week until healing) of He-Ne (632.8 nm, 4.02 mWcm-2) laser at 0.5 Jcm-2 along with single exposure of optimum laser dose (2 J/cm -2) and un-illuminated controls. Classical biophysical parameters such as contraction kinetics, area under the curve and the mean healing time were documented as the assessment parameters to examine the efficacy of multiple exposures with low level laser dose. Experimental findings substantiated that either single or multiple exposures of 0.5 J/cm2 failed to produce any detectable alterations on wound contraction, area under the curve and mean healing time compared to single exposure of optimum dose (2 Jcm-2) and un-illuminated controls. Single exposure of optimum, laser dose was found to be ideal for acute wound healing.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMechanisms for Low-Light Therapy IX
PublisherSPIE
Volume8932
ISBN (Print)9780819498458
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventMechanisms for Low-Light Therapy IX - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: 01-02-201402-02-2014

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ConferenceMechanisms for Low-Light Therapy IX
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period01-02-1402-02-14

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wound healing
Wound Healing
Lasers
dosage
healing
lasers
Laser beam effects
Dosimetry
Area Under Curve
Wounds and Injuries
Helium neon lasers
Neon
Gas Lasers
contraction
therapy
Clinical Studies
helium-neon lasers
irradiation
curves
Light

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Prabhu, V, Rao, BSS & Mahato, KK 2014, Efficacy of multiple exposure with low level He-Ne laser dose on acute wound healing: A pre-clinical study. in Mechanisms for Low-Light Therapy IX. vol. 8932, 89320T, SPIE, Mechanisms for Low-Light Therapy IX, San Francisco, CA, United States, 01-02-14. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2041084

Efficacy of multiple exposure with low level He-Ne laser dose on acute wound healing : A pre-clinical study. / Prabhu, Vijendra; Rao, Bola Sadashiva S.; Mahato, Krishna Kishore.

Mechanisms for Low-Light Therapy IX. Vol. 8932 SPIE, 2014. 89320T.

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