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Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) in Diabetes Mellitus for Wound Healing: Surgical Wound, Diabetic Ulcer and Burns

  • Raquel Gomes de Sousa Furtado
  • Jonas Carvalho Gomes Furtado
  • Thayrine Rosa Damasceno
Chapter
Part of the Recent Clinical Techniques, Results, and Research in Wounds book series

Abstract

In diabetic people there are combinations of factors that complicate normal cure and delay wound healing, acting as a type of trigger for comorbidities and high mortality rates. In this context, low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is a therapeutic modality that may be very useful, since in addition to being a less invasive and reduced cost-benefit intervention, it has been shown promising especially when associated with specialized assistance, thus favouring health and decreasing socioeconomic impacts.

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  • Raquel Gomes de Sousa Furtado
    • 1
  • Jonas Carvalho Gomes Furtado
    • 1
  • Thayrine Rosa Damasceno
    • 1
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