Proceedings of Light-Activated Tissue Regeneration and Therapy Conference by Ronald WaynantProceedings of Light-Activated Tissue Regeneration and Therapy Conference by Ronald Waynant

Proceedings of Light-Activated Tissue Regeneration and Therapy Conference

byRonald WaynantEditorDarrell B. Tata

Hardcover | September 19, 2008

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Proceedings of the Light-Activated Tissue Regeneration and Therapy Conference covers issues such as the latest advances in the field and measurements including the determination of the mechanisms of light-activated tissue regeneration and therapy. Light sources, narrow and broadband, as well as the metrology and medical outcomes they produce, are discussed.

This book discusses the following topics: Laser therapy; Mechanism; Photodynamic therapy; Cardiovascular; Pain; Neuroscience/Progenitor and Stem cells; Wound healing; Unusual Sources; Electrical Fields, Optical Fields and Other fields; Dentistry; Diabetes.

The book is the first to present the mechanism which explains why light is an effective treatment for so many illnesses and diseases. It not only explains this mechanism, but also describes uses for the mechanism, as well as what new work is planned and advice on how to bring devices to FDA for clearance.

Title:Proceedings of Light-Activated Tissue Regeneration and Therapy ConferenceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:443 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:September 19, 2008Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387718087

ISBN - 13:9780387718088

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Table of Contents

Keynote.- Mechanisms.- Near-IR picosecond pulsed laser induced suppression of metabolic activity in malignant human brain cancer: an in-vitro study.- Low level laser therapy in inflammatory diseases: possible mechanisms of actions.- Combined 660 nm and light improves healing of recalcitrant diabetic ulcers.- Blue light photo - destroys methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in-vitro.- Photobiomodulation for the treatment of retinal injury and retinal degenerative diseases.- Irradiation with a 780 nm diode laser attenuates inflammatory cytokindes while up-regulation of nitric oxide in LPS-stimulated macrophages: implications for the prevention of aneurysm.- New aspects of wound healing.- An introduction to low-level light therapy.- Enhancing photodynamic effect using low-level light therapy.- Light fractionated ALA-PDT: from pre-clinical models to clnical practice.- Combination immunotherapy and photodynamic therapy for cancer.- Patient-specific dosimetry for photodynamic therapy.- Novel targeting and activation strategies for photodynamic therapy (PDT).- Light therapy for the cardiovascular system.- Dentistry introduction.- Optical coherence tomography imaging for evaluating the photo bio modulation effects on tissue regeneration in periodontal tissue.- Photo-bio-modulation laser strategies in periodontal therapy.- Combined new technologies to improve dental implant success and quantitative ultrasound evaluation of NIR-LED photobiomodulation.- Photobiomodulation by low power laser irradiation involves activation of latent TGF-ß1.- The role of laser in diabetic management.- He-NelLaser irradiation stimulates proliferation and migration of diabetic wounded fibroblast cells.- The role of colostrum proline-rich polypeptides in human immunological and neurological health.- Photo therapy and nerve tissue repair.- Laser regeneration of spine discs cartilage: mechanism, in-vivo study and clinical applications.- Requirements for FDA approval.- Pain reliefwith phototherapy: session overview.- Is relief of pain with low-level laser therapy (LLLT) a clinical manifestation of laser-induced neural inhibition.- A systematic review of post-operative pain relief by low-level light therapy (LLLT) after third molar and endodonic surgery.- Complex regional pain syndrome: A new approach to therapy.- Electric field interactions.- The painful derivation of the refractive index from microscopic considerations.- Independent applications of near-IR broadband light source and pulsed electric potential in the suppression of human brain cancer metabolic activity: An in-vitro study.- EEG changes caused by mobile phones: reversing the side effects with a protective device.- Appendix.