Improved wound healing in blue LED treated superficial abrasions

Year: 2013

Authors: Rossi F., Tatini F., Pini R., Bacci S., De Siena G., Cicchi R., Pavone FS., Alfieri D.

Autors Affiliation: Institute of Applied Physics “Nello Carrara”, Italian National Research Council, Via Madonna del
Piano 10, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI) Italy;
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine,
Section of Anatomy and Histology, Laboratory of Histology, University of Florence, Viale
Pieraccini 6, I-50139, Florence, Italy;

Department of Preclinical and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, I-50139, Florence, Italy;

European Laboratory for Nonlinear Spectroscopy (LENS), Via Nello Carrara 1, I-50019, Sesto Fiorentino (Florence), Italy;

National Institute of Optics, National Research Council, Largo E. Fermi 6, I-50125, Florence, Italy,

Light4Tech Firenze S.r.L., Via Pisana 316, I-50018 Scandicci (FI) Italy.

Abstract: A blue-LED photocoagulator device was designed in order to induce a selective photocoagulation effect in superficial bleeding. An in vivo study in rat back skin evidenced an improved healing process in the LED treated abrasions.

Conference title: European Conference on Biomedical Optics – ECBO 2013
Place: Munich, Germany

More Information: The authors wish to thank the Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze (grant n. 3681), and the Italian Ministry for Education, the EuroBioimaging Project, the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2009-2013, grant agreements number 228334 and 284464), and the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research in the framework of the Flagship Project NANOMAX for supporting the experimental study.
KeyWords: Blue LEDs; Healing process; In-vivo; photocoagulation; Wound healing, Abrasion; Laser applications; Laser tissue interaction, Light emitting diodes
DOI: 10.1117/12.2032550

Citations: 8
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