Curr Health Sci J, vol. 44, no. 3, 2018

Treatment of Lower Limbs Telangiectasias with Nd: Yag Laser-Prospective Study on 446 Patients

[Original Paper]

N.G. IANOSI(1), M.X. CALBUREANU-POPESCU(2), L. DRAGUSIN(1), S.L. IANOSI(3), C.V. TUTUNARU(4), C.D. NEAGOE(5)


(1)Medical Center Dr. Ianosi, Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania,
(2)University of Craiova, Department of Applied Mechanics, Craiova, Romania,
(3)Medical Center Dr. Ianosi, Department of Dermatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania,
(4)Department of Dermatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania,
(5)Medical Center Dr. Ianosi, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania


Abstract:

In the last two decades Nd: YAG laser has become a standard of treatment of telangiectasias of the lower limbs in C1EAP stage of chronic venous insufficiency. This paper shows the results of a two years study period of telangiectasias of lower limbs with Nd: YAG laser conducted in a specialised centre in this type of procedures. The study group consisted of 446 patients (21 males and 425 females) with telangiectasias (C1EAP) on the lower limbs between January 2016-December 2017. The patients had to complete a form in which they noted the initial state on a scale from 1 to 10 but also the result of the treatment and the intensity of the pain during the laser treatment. Moreover, the doctor also evaluated the results of the treatment for each and every patient taking also into account the initial phase of the disease. We observed a significant improvement of the clinical appearance (the reduction of telangiectasias) almost in the entire study group, regardless of the gender and the age,


Keywords:
Telangiectasias, Nd:YAG laser, chronic venous disease



Corresponding:
Simona Ianosi, Medical Center Dr. Ianosi, Department of Dermatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania, no.28 Caracal Street, e-mail: office@drianosi.ro


DOI 10.12865/CHSJ.44.03.06 - Download PDF