Application of Intense Pulsed Light in the Treatment of Dermatologic Disease: A Systematic Review

@article{Wat2014ApplicationOI,
  title={Application of Intense Pulsed Light in the Treatment of Dermatologic Disease: A Systematic Review},
  author={Heidi Wat and Douglas C Wu and J. Rao and M. Goldman},
  journal={Dermatologic Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={40},
  pages={359–377}
}
BACKGROUND The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved intense pulsed light (IPL) devices for the treatment of a variety of benign pigmentary and vascular lesions, but the range of disease amenable to IPL treatment continues to expand, and there are no evidence-based clinical guidelines for its use in FDA-approved and off-label indications. [...] Key MethodEVIDENCE REVIEW A literature search of the CENTRAL (1991 to May 6, 2013), EMBASE (1974 to May 6, 2013), and MEDLINE in-process and nonindexed…Expand
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