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Contribution of photonic therapies to the healing process of chronic wounds: case studies

Michele Vernaci, Pietro Paolo Vernaci
11 December 2020

Chronic wounds represent an increasing public health issue, since their prevalence is quite high and have caused a major economic problem. In recent years, photonic therapies have emerged as new treatment options for wound healing. A photonic therapy is based on a transfer of energy through photons from a physical system to the wound, which results in observable and measurable modifications in the treated area. This report describes two different photonic therapies in the care of 10 patients with chronic wounds of various aetiology not responding to standard treatment — blue light photobiomodulation and fluorescence biomodulation.

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