The ability of low level laser therapy to prevent muscle tissue damage induced by snake venom.

Abstract

Antivenom therapy has been ineffective in neutralizing the severe local fast developing tissue damage following snakebite envenoming. Herein, some effects of in situ helium neon (HeNe) laser irradiation on rat nerve-muscle preparation injected with Bothrops jararacussu venom are described. The tibialis anterior muscle was injected with venom diluted in 0.9… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-1097.2008.00397.x

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