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15.06.2019 | Original Article

Acute effect of photobiomodulation using light-emitting diodes (LEDs) on baroreflex sensitivity during and after constant loading exercise in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

To evaluate the photobiomodulation (PBM) effect on the cardiovascular autonomic control, analyzed by baroreflex sensitivity (sequence method), during constant load exercise and recovery in diabetic men, we evaluated 11 men with type 2 diabetes …

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Juliana Cristina Milan-Mattos, Cristina de Oliveira Francisco, Amanda Magdalena Ferroli-Fabrício, Vinicius Minatel, Ana Carolina Aparecida Marcondes, Alberto Porta, Thomas Beltrame, Nivaldo Antônio Parizotto, Cleber Ferraresi, Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato, Aparecida Maria Catai

15.06.2019 | Original Article

Effects of muscular strength training and growth hormone (GH) supplementation on femoral bone tissue: analysis by Raman spectroscopy, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, and mechanical resistance

The aim of the present study was to verify the effects of muscular strength training and growth hormone (GH) supplementation on femoral bone tissue by Raman spectroscopy (Raman), dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), and mechanical resistance …

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Robson Chacon Castoldi, Guilherme Akio Tamura Ozaki, Thiago Alves Garcia, Ines Cristina Giometti, Tatiana Emy Koike, Regina Celi Trindade Camargo, João Domingos Augusto dos Santos Pereira, Carlos José Leopoldo Constantino, Mário Jefferson Quirino Louzada, José Carlos Silva Camargo Filho, William Dias Belangero

14.06.2019 | Original Article Open Access

Diagnostic validity of the use of ICDAS II and DIAGNOdent pen verified by micro-computed tomography for the detection of occlusal caries lesions—an in vitro evaluation

The aim of this study is to assess the extent of early carious lesions using the International Caries Detection and Assessment System (ICDAS) II and DIAGNOdent pen compared with microCT examination. Forty-eight molars and premolars were qualified …

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Elzbieta Luczaj-Cepowicz, Grazyna Marczuk-Kolada, Marta Obidzinska, Jarosław Sidun

14.06.2019 | Original Article

Effects of photobiomodulation on muscle strength in post-menopausal women submitted to a resistance training program

The aim of this study was to compare the effects of resistance training of low volume and high intensity with or without photobiomodulation (PBM) on muscle strength and functional performance in post-menopausal women. Thirty-four post-menopausal …

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Johny N. Almeida, Wagner L. Prado, Caio M. Terra, Matheus G. Oliveira, Renato A. Garcia, Carlos E. Pinfildi, João P. Botero

11.06.2019 | Original Article

Fractional CO2 laser treatment for post-surgical lip scars in cleft lip and palate patients

Post-surgical scars of cleft lip patients can lead to abnormal lip activity, which causes deficient maxillary growth. The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of laser therapy on the appearance and electrical activity of the upper lip …

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Arezoo Jahanbin, Neda Eslami, Pouran Layegh, Morteza Saeidi, Mostafa Kazemi, Mostafa Shahabi, Seyed Mohammad Ali Raisolsadat

10.06.2019 | Original Article

Intravenous laser wavelength radiation effect on LCAT, PON1, catalase, and FRAP in diabetic rats

The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of intravenous irradiation of different low-level laser wavelengths on the activity of lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT), paraoxonase (PON1), catalase, and ferric reducing ability …

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Ahmad Amjadi, Hossein Mirmiranpour, Seyed Omid Sobhani, Niloofar Moazami Goudarzi

08.06.2019 | Original Article

Low-fluence Q-switched Nd:YAG 1064-nm laser versus Q-switched Nd:YAG 532-nm laser in the treatment of hyperpigmented lips: a prospective, randomized, controlled, evaluator-blinded trial

Lip hyperpigmentation is an esthetic problem. Clinical data from controlled comparative studies is insufficient to support the efficacy of laser treatments for hyperpigmented lips. This study is aimed to compare the efficacy of low-fluence …

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Nattawan Limpjaroenviriyakul, Natthachat Jurairattanaporn, Nanticha Kamanamool, Salinee Rojhirunsakool, Silada Kanokrungsee, Montree Udompataikul

06.06.2019 | Letter to the Editor

Comment on “Clinical study on the efficacy of LED phototherapy for pain control in an orthodontic procedure”

Autor:
Rodrigo Duarte Farias

05.06.2019 | Original Article

Effects of red and near-infrared LED light therapy on full-thickness skin graft in rats

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the in vivo response of different wavelengths (red and near-infrared) of light-emitting diode (LED) on full-thickness skin grafts (FTSG) in rats. Thirty rats were randomly allocated into three …

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Cintia Cristina Santi Martignago, Carla Roberta Tim, Lívia Assis, Viviane Ribeiro Da Silva, Estefany Camila Bonfim Dos Santos, Fabiana Nascimento Vieira, Nivaldo Antonio Parizotto, Richard Eloin Liebano

05.06.2019 | Brief Report

Acute low-level laser therapy effects on peripheral muscle strength and resistance in patients with fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a complex syndrome characterized by severe pain in the peripheral muscles, reducing the quality of life (QoL), muscle strength, flexibility, and exercise tolerance [ 1 – 4 ]. Most affected patients are women between 30 and 50 …

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Ranieli Cavalcante dos Santos, Katiana Walécia Holanda S. Souza Guedes, Juliana Maria de Sousa Pinto, Mayron F. Oliveira

01.06.2019 | Original Article

Bioluminescence and near-infrared fluorescence imaging for detection of metastatic bone tumors

Bioluminescence imaging is being increasingly utilized in biological research. However, since the most commonly used firefly luciferase generates relatively weak bioluminescent signals, detection of low numbers of luciferase-expressing cells in …

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Wonbong Lim, Bora Kim, Gayoung Jo, Dae Hyeok Yang, Min Ho Park, Hoon Hyun

01.06.2019 | Original Article

Effect of low-level laser therapy and zoledronic acid on bone repair process

This study aimed to evaluate, through histomorphometric analysis, the bone repair process in the tibia of rats treated with zoledronic acid and submitted to 808-nm low-level laser therapy (LLLT) by using arsenide aluminum gallium laser. For this …

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Vivian Chiacchio Buchignani, Evandro José Germano, Livia Marcela dos Santos, Jessica Lemos Gulinelli, Bella Luna Colombini Ishikiriama, Wilson Aparecido Orcini, Luciana Monti Lima Rivera, Pâmela Leticia Santos

01.06.2019 | Review Article

Photobiomodulation effects on keratinocytes cultured in vitro: a critical review

Photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT) has been widely used for the promotion of tissue repair. Despite these therapeutic benefits, in some cases, PBMT appears to be unsuccessful, and the strongest hypothesis is that this failure is due to inadequate …

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Priscila Thaís Rodrigues de Abreu, José Alcides Almeida de Arruda, Ricardo Alves Mesquita, Lucas Guimarães Abreu, Ivana Márcia Alves Diniz, Tarcília Aparecida Silva

01.06.2019 | Original Article

Effect of photobiomodulation on the stability and displacement of orthodontic mini-implants submitted to immediate and delayed loading: a clinical study

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of photobiomodulation (PBM) on the stability and displacement of orthodontic mini-implants (MIs) submitted to loading. Forty-eight and 35 mini-implants (1.5 × 8 × 1 mm) were assessed for stability …

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Guido A. Marañón-Vásquez, Manuel O. Lagravère, Maria C. Borsatto, Sérgio S. de Souza, Plauto C. A. Watanabe, Mírian A. N. Matsumoto, Maria da Conceição P. Saraiva, Fábio L. Romano

31.05.2019 | Original Article

Differential expression of inflammatory and anti-inflammatory mediators by M1 and M2 macrophages after photobiomodulation with red or infrared lasers

In response to stimuli in the microenvironment, macrophages adopt either the M1 or M2 phenotype to coordinate the tissue repair process. Photobiomodulation (PBM) plays an important role in the modulation of acute inflammation, including cellular …

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Kaline de Brito Sousa, Maria Fernanda Setúbal Destro Rodrigues, Debora de Souza Santos, Raquel Agnelli Mesquita-Ferrari, Fabio Daumas Nunes, Daniela de Fátima Teixeira da Silva, Sandra Kalil Bussadori, Kristianne Porta Santos Fernandes

30.05.2019 | Letter

Application of temporal correlation algorithm to interpret laser Doppler perfusion imaging

Laser Doppler perfusion imaging (LDPI) is a full-field imaging technique that generates a two-dimensional map of blood flow [ 1 ]. Using LDPI approach, skin perfusion is obtained by measuring the Doppler shift introduced by coherent light reflected …

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M. Z. Ansari, A. Mujeeb

30.05.2019 | Correction

Correction to: Are the ergogenic effects of photobiomodulation therapy age-dependent? A randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled trial

The author name Bruno Menfridini Baroni was incorrectly captured in the original article. The correct author name is Bruno Manfredini Baroni. The original article has been corrected.

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Carolina Gassen Fritsch, Laura Ayang Folgiarini, Natália Sgarioni Gomes, Marco Aurélio Vaz, Bruno Manfredini Baroni

29.05.2019 | Original Article

Photobiomodulation via a cluster device associated with a physical exercise program in the level of pain and muscle strength in middle-aged and older women with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized placebo-controlled trial

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic joint disease that leads to pain and functional incapacity. The aim of the study is to investigate the effects of the incorporation of photobiomodulation (PBM) (via cluster) into a physical exercise program on the …

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Patricia Gabrielli Vassão, Mayra Cavenague de Souza, Bruna Arcaim Silva, Rheguel Grillo Junqueira, Marcela Regina de Camargo, Victor Zuniga Dourado, Helga Tatiana Tucci, Ana Claudia Renno

28.05.2019 | Correction

Correction to: Inverse heat transfer analysis in detecting tissue optical properties using laser

The published online version contains a mistake in equation 2c.

Autoren:
Khalid Salem Shibib, Dhuha Shaker

27.05.2019 | Original Article

Low-level laser therapy affects dentinogenesis and angiogenesis of in vitro 3D cultures of dentin-pulp complex

To investigate the effects of gallium-aluminum-arsenide (GaAlAs) diode laser low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on angiogenesis and dentinogenesis of the dentin-pulp complex in a human tooth slice-based in vitro model. Forty tooth slices were prepared …

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Hisham El Nawam, Rania El Backly, Amira Zaky, Amr Abdallah