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Photodynamic action of the red laser on Propionibacterium acnes

Overview of attention for article published in Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, October 2017
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Title
Photodynamic action of the red laser on Propionibacterium acnes
Published in
Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia, October 2017
DOI 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20175651
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Rogério Rodrigo Ramos, Jeferson Leandro de Paiva, José Paulo Franco dos Santos Gomes, Nagib Pezati Boer, José Maria Pereira de Godoy, Fernando Batigalia

Abstract

Photodynamic therapy is a therapeutic modality that has consolidated its activity in the photooxidation of organic matter, which arises from the activity of reactive oxygen species. To evaluate the effect of red laser 660nm with the photosensitizer methylene blue on Propionibacterium acnes in vitro. The experimental design was distributed into four groups (1 - control group without the application of light and without photosensitizer, 2 - application of light, 3 - methylene blue without light, and 4 - methylene blue with light). Tests were subjected to red laser irradiation 660nm by four cycles of 5 minutes at 3-minute intervals. It was evidenced the prominence of the fourth cycle (20 minutes) groups 2, 3 and 4. Despite the favorable results, the laser irradiation time photosensitizer associated with methylene blue were not sufficient to to completely inhibit the proliferation of bacteria. Further studies in vitro are recommended to enable the clinical application of this photosensitizer in photodynamic therapy.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 12 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 2 17%
Student > Bachelor 2 17%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 8%
Professor > Associate Professor 1 8%
Student > Postgraduate 1 8%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 5 42%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 4 33%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 8%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 8%
Unknown 6 50%

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#17,262,626
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#545
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