Effect of laser on pain relief and wound healing of recurrent aphthous stomatitis: a systematic review

@article{Suter2017EffectOL,
  title={Effect of laser on pain relief and wound healing of recurrent aphthous stomatitis: a systematic review},
  author={Valerie G A Suter and Sophia Sj{\"o}lund and Michael M. Bornstein},
  journal={Lasers in Medical Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={32},
  pages={953-963}
}
The aim of this systematic review was to assess a potential benefit of laser use in the treatment of recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS). The primary outcome variables were pain relief, duration of wound healing and reduction in episode frequency. A PICO approach was used as a search strategy in Medline, Embase and Cochrane databases. After scanning and excluding titles, abstracts and full texts, 11 studies (ten RCTs and one non-randomised controlled trial) were included. Study selection and… 
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