Wound management (infected chronic wound)
American Bulldog, FS, born 1997.
Initial start of the therapy was in November 2007 - treated with a number of antibiotics and steriods, condition worsened. Referred to a dermatologist: 1 1/2 year using various antibiotics, steroids, topical tacrolimis and oral pentoxifylline.
Lesion was a deep, wet oozing ulcer under the tail approx 1 inch diameter. Began the UV laser treatment first on May 14th. Started at 10mins on tail and 10 mins on perineum. Repeated May 19th - tail and perineum was dry and dog didn't bother at it anymore. All medications stopped as of May 14th. Next treatments with UV lasers May 20, 25, June 5, 22, and July 21st (last treatment - HEALED!)
|Time/Joule||20 minutes, 300 Joule|
|Power||500 mW/810 nm|
|Device||Physiolaser olympic, uv/laser-cluster probe|
East York Animal Clinic
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