Lasers in Surgery and Medicine

Lasers in Surgery and Medicine publishes the highest quality research and clinical manuscripts in areas relating to the use of lasers in medicine and biology. The journal publishes basic and clinical studies on the therapeutic and diagnostic use of lasers in all the surgical and medical specialties. Contributions regarding clinical trials, new therapeutic techniques or instrumentation, laser biophysics and bioengineering, photobiology and photochemistry, outcomes research, cost-effectiveness, and other aspects of biomedicine are welcome. Using a process of rigorous yet rapid review of submitted manuscripts, findings of high scientific and medical interest are published with a minimum delay.

Publisher
Wiley
Website
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1096-9101
Impact factor
2.748 (2011)

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Surgery

New non-invasive treatment of basal cell carcinoma

Research conducted by H. Ray Jalian, M.D., Mathew M. Avram, M.D., J.D., Kelly J. Stankiewicz, M.D., Joshua D. Shofner, M.D., and Zeina Tannous, M.D. was selected as Editor's Choice for the January 2014 issue of Lasers in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Massage enhances fat reduction with cryolipolysis

(HealthDay)—Post-treatment manual massage improves the efficacy of cryolipolysis on fat reduction, according to a study published online Dec. 11 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

Surgery

Laser-assisted drug delivery is evolving

(HealthDay)—Laser-assisted drug delivery can enhance the permeation of topically applied agents, according to a review published in the April issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

Surgery

Higher incidence of paradoxical adipose hyperplasia reported

(HealthDay)—The incidence of paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH) following cryolipolysis may be higher than previously described, according to a report published in the August issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

Surgery

Vitamin C, E, ferulic acid speed post-laser wound healing

(HealthDay)—Laser-assisted delivery of vitamin C, E, and ferulic acid can decrease postoperative recovery time in fractional ablative laser resurfacing for photo damage, according to a study published online Nov. 27 in ...

Surgery

Review: Low-level laser Tx effective for hair growth

(HealthDay)—Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) seems to be effective and safe for hair growth in men and women, according to a review published online Aug. 23 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

Other

At-home diode laser effective for permanent hair reduction

(HealthDay) -- Eight treatments with a home-use diode laser provide effective and safe permanent hair reduction one year after the last treatment, according to research published in the September issue of Lasers in Surgery ...

Surgery

Skin pigmentation, fluence determine IPL side effects

(HealthDay)—Darker skin pigmentation and increasing intense pulsed light (IPL) fluence determine side effects after IPL exposure, according to a study published online July 30 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

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