Effet thermique clinique et histologique in vivo d’un laser à diode de 445 nm sur les tissus mous buccaux lors d’une biopsie
In vivo clinical and histological thermal effect of a 445 nm diode laser on oral soft tissues during a biopsy
PMID: 33980770 DOI: 10.2334/josnusd.20-0665
Blue diode laser emits a 445 nm wavelength light, which is extremely effective with hemoglobin, and has an optimal hemostatic effect. This work analyzes its thermal effects and clinical efficacy, when used to perform excisional biopsies. Forty-two excisional biopsies were performed with the laser; then, the extent of perincisional thermal effects was evaluated and patients were followed up. Average alteration on epithelial tissue was 507.07 µm, and on connective tissue was 320.39 µm. In all the cases, it was possible to obtain a histological diagnosis. Diode lasers can be safely used to perform biopsies; various intra- and postoperative advantages were confirmed.