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Quick Take: Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Port-Wine Stains in Infancy Without the Need for General Anesthesia

08:43 EDT 26 Mar 2019 | 2 Minute Medicine

There is currently controversy surrounding the use of laser treatment for port-wine stains (PWS) in children, with specific concerns around the repetitive use of general anesthesia. Initiating treatment during infancy has been proposed as a way of avoiding the need for general anesthesia, as it is easier to hold the patient still during treatment. In […]
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