Refractory Port Wine Stains (PWS): Long Pulsed Alexandrite Laser as an Option

@article{Hassan2012RefractoryPW,
  title={Refractory Port Wine Stains (PWS): Long Pulsed Alexandrite Laser as an Option},
  author={Seirafi Hassan and Farnaghi Farshad and Ehsani Amirhooshang and Asghari Majid and Gholamali Fatemeh and Noormohammadpour Pedram},
  journal={Journal of lasers in medical sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={160-164}
}
Introduction: Port wine stains (PWS) are congenital vascular malformations. Pulsed dye laser (PDL) is the treatment of choice till now, although many lesions do not respond completely. One of possible options is long pulsed alexandrite laser. Some literatures confirmed its efficacy. The aim of the present study is to determine the efficacy of this laser as an option in treating refractory PWS in Iranian patients. Methods: Patients with refractory PWS lesions that did not respond to at least six… Expand
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