Low power laser in the prevention of induced oral mucositis in bone marrow transplantation patients.


6541 Background: High-dose chemotherapy followed by bone marrow transplant produces undesirable effects in the oral cavity leading to oral mucositis (OM) that may be a painful and debilitating side-effect. Laser therapy has been used to improve the symptoms and duration of already established OM in this group of patients (pts). Recent data suggest the… (More)

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