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dc.contributor.authorNascimento, Simone Bustamante-
dc.contributor.authorCardoso, Claudia Alessandra-
dc.contributor.authorRibeiro, Tatiana Pinto-
dc.contributor.authorAlmeida, Janete Dias-
dc.contributor.authorAlbertini, Regiane-
dc.contributor.authorMunin, Egberto-
dc.contributor.authorLoschiavo Arisawa, Emilia Angela-
dc.identifier.citationPhotomedicine and Laser Surgery. New Rochelle: Mary Ann Liebert Inc., v. 28, n. 1, p. 45-49, 2010.-
dc.description.abstractObjective: To investigate the healing of bone defects in male rats treated with salmon calcitonin, low-level laser therapy (LLLT), or both. Background: Healing of bone defects still represents a challenge to health professionals in several areas. In this article, the effect of calcitonin in combination with LLLT on bone repair was studied. Densitometry was used as a valuable tool for the measurement of bone regeneration. Methods: Sixty male Wistar rats underwent bilateral castration surgery before the creation of a surgical bone defect. The animals were randomly divided into four groups: control, treated with calcitonin (Ca), treated with LLLT (La), and treated with calcitonin and LLLT (CaLa). Groups Ca and CaLa received 2 IU/kg of synthetic salmon calcitonin intra-muscularly three times a week. Groups La and CaLa received laser therapy using a gallium-aluminum-arsenide laser (10mW, 20 J/cm(2), wavelength 830 nm). Control animals were submitted to sham irradiation. The animals were sacrificed 7, 14, and 21 days after surgery, and bone defects were analyzed using densitometry. Results: The CaLa group had a higher degree of bone regeneration 14 and 21 days after surgery. Conclusions: The La and CaLa had significantly higher bone mineral density than the control and Ca groups.en
dc.publisherMary Ann Liebert, Inc.-
dc.sourceWeb of Science-
dc.titleEffect of Low-Level Laser Therapy and Calcitonin on Bone Repair in Castrated Rats: A Densitometric Studyen
dc.contributor.institutionUniv Vale Paraiba-
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)-
dc.description.affiliationUniv Vale Paraiba, Inst Res & Dev, Biomed Vibrat Spect Lab, BR-12244000 Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP, Brazil-
dc.description.affiliationUniv Vale Paraiba, Inst Res & Dev, Ctr Laser Biomed, BR-12244000 Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP, Brazil-
dc.description.affiliationSão Paulo State Univ, Sao Jose dos Campos Dent Sch, Dept Biosci & Oral Diag, São Paulo, Brazil-
dc.description.affiliationUnespSão Paulo State Univ, Sao Jose dos Campos Dent Sch, Dept Biosci & Oral Diag, São Paulo, Brazil-
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dc.relation.ispartofPhotomedicine and Laser Surgery-
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