Agente: Cryotherapy

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Standard guidelines of care: Keloids and hypertrophic scars.

Gupta S, Sharma VK

Keloids and hypertrophic scars (HTS) are the result of overgrowth of fibrous tissue, following healing of a cutaneous injury, and cause morbidity. There are several treatment modalities which are useful for the management of keloids, though no single modality is completely effective. The most commonly used modalities are pressure, silicone...

PMID: 21220896

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Treatment of pyogenic granulomas with the 585 nm pulsed dye laser.

González S, Vibhagool C, Falo LD, Momtaz KT, Grevelink J, González E

Current therapeutic alternatives for pyogenic granulomas include surgical excision, electrodesiccation and curettage, cryotherapy, and ablation with CO2 or continuous-wave vascular lasers.Our purpose was to investigate the use of the 585 nm flashlamp-pumped pulsed dye laser (585 nm PDL) for the treatment of pyogenic granulomas in terms of efficacy, advantages in...

PMID: 8784282

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Rehabilitation of syndesmotic (high) ankle sprains.

Williams GN, Allen EJ

High ankle sprains are common in athletes who play contact sports. Most high ankle sprains are treated nonsurgically with a rehabilitation program. All years of PUBMED, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, CINAHL PLUS, SPORTDiscuss, Google Scholar, and Web of Science were searched to August 2010, cross-referencing existing publications. Keywords included...

PMID: 23015976

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The role of physical agents in modulating pain.

Fedorczyk J

This article presents a review of the literature on the use of physical agents in modulating pain associated the hand and upper extremity musculoskeletal conditions. The physical agents presented include superficial heating agents, cryotherapy, ultrasound, and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. There has been increased interest in modes of transdermal drug...

PMID: 9188030

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Transdermal approaches to pain in sports injury management.

Bolin DJ

There is much lore about training room treatments for common overuse and traumatic musculoskeletal injuries. This review looks at the evidence behind many of the common transdermal treatments that are purported to reduce pain and inflammation and improve function. These include cryotherapy, laser treatments, electrical stimulation, ultrasound and phonophoresis, extracorporeal...

PMID: 14583158

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