Use of CO2 laser gingivoplasty in heart-transplant subjects

Carlo Rysky, Franco Forni

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Abstract

In this work we observed the result of CO 2 laser surgery used to remove hyperplastic gingiva in patients who were under cyclosporine maintenance treatment after they underwent heart transplant. The objectives were to reduce, as much as possible, bleeding, to avoid any subsequent intervention to remove stitches, and to minimize the operatory and postoperatory discomfort for the patient. Our data confirm the advantages of CO 2 laser surgery when used to remove overgrowing tissue in accessible areas.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
EditorsGeorge S.M.D. Abela
PublisherPubl by Int Soc for Optical Engineering
Pages229-234
Number of pages6
Volume1642
ISBN (Print)0819407887
Publication statusPublished - 1992
EventDiagnostic and Therapeutic Cardiovascular Interventions II - Los Angeles, CA, USA
Duration: Jan 19 1992Jan 20 1992

Other

OtherDiagnostic and Therapeutic Cardiovascular Interventions II
CityLos Angeles, CA, USA
Period1/19/921/20/92

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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