Imprimir Ver referencias Citación Disclaimer: These citations have been automatically generated based on the information we have and it may not be 100% accurate. Please consult the latest official manual style if you have any questions regarding the format accuracy. AMA Citation Wu C, Ramjaun A. Wu C, & Ramjaun A Wu, Constance, and Aliya Ramjaun. Quick Take: Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Port-Wine Stains in Infancy Without the Need for General Anesthesia. 2 Minute Medicine, 27 marzo 2019. McGraw-Hill, 2019. AccessMedicina. https://accessmedicina.mhmedical.com/updatesContent.aspx?gbosid=476414§ionid=214642231APA Citation Wu C, Ramjaun A. Wu C, & Ramjaun A Wu, Constance, and Aliya Ramjaun. (2019). Quick take: pulsed dye laser treatment of port-wine stains in infancy without the need for general anesthesia. (2019). 2 minute medicine. McGraw-Hill. https://accessmedicina.mhmedical.com/updatesContent.aspx?gbosid=476414§ionid=214642231.MLA Citation Wu C, Ramjaun A. Wu C, & Ramjaun A Wu, Constance, and Aliya Ramjaun. "Quick Take: Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Port-Wine Stains in Infancy Without the Need for General Anesthesia." 2 Minute Medicine McGraw-Hill, 2019, https://accessmedicina.mhmedical.com/updatesContent.aspx?gbosid=476414§ionid=214642231. Descargar archivo de la citación: RIS (Zotero) EndNote BibTex Medlars ProCite RefWorks Reference Manager Mendeley © Copyright Clip Capítulo completo Sólo figuras Sólo cuadros Solo Videos Supplementary Content Quick Take: Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Port-Wine Stains in Infancy Without the Need for General Anesthesia by Constance Wu, Aliya Ramjaun Listen +Originally published by 2 Minute Medicine® (view original article). Reused on AccessMedicine with permission. +There is currently controversy surrounding the use of laser treatment for port-wine stains (PWS) in children, with specific concerns around the repetitive use of general anesthesia. Initiating treatment during infancy has been proposed as a way of avoiding the need for general anesthesia, as it is easier to hold the patient still during treatment. In this retrospective cohort study, investigators analyzed data from 197 children who started pulsed laser treatment without general anesthesia at age 1 year or younger in order to examine the safety and efficacy of pulsed laser treatment in this patient population. The primary outcome studied was improvement of PWSs, as defined by a 5-point visual analog scale (VAS). Investigators found that most patients (75.6%) had facial lesions. The mean age at the time of first laser treatment was 3.38 months, and the mean number of treatments was 9.8. Out of all patients, 25.9% showed complete clearance on VAS, 41.1% demonstrated a 76% to 99% improvement on VAS, 22.3% showed 51% to 75% improvement, 6.6% showed 26% to 50% improvement, and only 4.1% showed 0% to 25% improvement. No adverse events were reported. The results from this study suggest that treating PWS during infancy is efficacious. This study was limited in that it lacked a control group for comparison, and that assessments were performed on photographs that were not standardized. +Click to read the study in JAMA Dermatology +©2019 2 Minute Medicine, Inc. All rights reserved. No works may be reproduced without expressed written consent from 2 Minute Medicine, Inc. Inquire about licensing here. No article should be construed as medical advice and is not intended as such by the authors or by 2 Minute Medicine, Inc.