What is the role of laser therapy in beta-2-microglobulin (beta-2m) amyloidosis prevention?

Updated: Nov 14, 2019
  • Author: Anita Basu, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Studies examining the use of laser-beam irradiation to destroy amyloid fibrils of beta-2m fragments have been performed in Japan. This technique has implications for the prevention of amyloid fibril deposition and for the destruction of preformed amyloid deposits. [26]


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