Comparative study of upper lip frenectomy with the CO2 laser versus the Er, Cr: YSGG laser

@inproceedings{PiSnchez2012ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative study of upper lip frenectomy with the
CO2 laser versus the Er, Cr: YSGG laser},
  author={Jordi Pi{\'e}-S{\'a}nchez and Antonio Jes{\'u}s Espa{\~n}a-Tost and Josep Arnabat-Dom{\'i}nguez and Cosme Gay-Escoda},
  booktitle={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare upper lip frenulum reinsertion, bleeding, surgical time and surgical wound healing in frenectomies performed with the CO2 laser versus the Er, Cr:YSGG laser. STUDY DESIGN A prospective study was carried out on 50 randomized pediatric patients who underwent rhomboidal resection of the upper lip frenulum with either the CO2 laser or the Er,Cr:YSGG laser. Twenty-five patients were assigned to each laser system. All patients were examined at 7, 14, 21 days and 4 months after… CONTINUE READING

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