Laser treatment of cutaneous vascular lesions

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2005-09-13
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Thomas E. Milner
Eric K. Chan
Jennifer K. Barton
Ashley J. Welch
Gracie Vargas
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United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Methods for treating maladies such as cutaneous vascular lesions. A patient in need of vascular lesion treatment is identified. A hyperosmotic agent is administered to a region adjacent the lesion. Blood flow velocity is slowed within the region using the hyperosmotic agent, and the lesion is exposed to laser radiation.

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