Articles tagged with "PWS"

Purpura Formation a Poor Clinical Endpoint for Laser Treatment

How effective are subjective clinical endpoints in determining the effectiveness of laser therapy in the treatment of capillary malformations, also commonly referred to as port wine stains (PWS)? Background: PWS arise from ectatic blood vessels in the dermis. Various lasers are used to selectively photocoagulate these aberrant blood vessels. Purpura formation is commonly used to assess […]