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Lasers in Surgery and Medicine 36:130135 (2005) Effects of Hypobaric Pressure on Human Skin
 

Summary: Lasers in Surgery and Medicine 36:130135 (2005)
Effects of Hypobaric Pressure on Human Skin:
Implications for Cryogen Spray Cooling (Part II)
Guillermo Aguilar, PhD,1,2
* Walfre Franco, PhD,1,2
Jie Liu, MS,1
Lars O. Svaasand, PhD,3
and J. Stuart Nelson, MD, PhD
2
1
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Riverside, California
2
Beckman Laser Institute, University of California, Irvine, California
3
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Background and Objectives: Clinical results have
demonstrated that dark purple port wine stain (PWS)
birthmarks respond favorably to laser induced photother-
molysis after the first three to five treatments. Never-
theless, complete blanching is rarely achieved and the

  

Source: Aguilar, Guillermo - Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Riverside

 

Collections: Engineering