The Polish Journal of Aviation Medicine, Bioengineering and Psychology

Kwartalnik Polskiego Towarzystwa Medycyny Lotniczej

2013, Volume 19, Issue 2

Laser Tonsil Cryptolysis: Perspectives in Airborne Personnel

Rafał Chmielewski1
1Department of Otolaryngology, Military Institute of Aviation Medicine

Autor korenspondencyjny: Rafał Chmielewski; Department of Otolaryngology, Military Institute of Aviation Medicine; email: rchmiele[at]wiml.waw.pl

DOI: 10.13174/pjamp.19.02.2013.4

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Laser tonsil cryptolysis is a relatively new, minimally-invasive method of chronic caseous tonsillitis and oral malodor treatment. Recently, several reports were published presenting this technique and its clinical outcomes. This review article presents the techniques and the clinical results of the treatments reported in published articles available in the PubMed database.

Słowa kluczowe

laser cryptolysis, laser cryptolysis, chronic caseous tonsillitis, chronic caseous tonsillitis, tonsil stones, tonsil stones, tonsilloliths, tonsilloliths, bad breath, bad breath, halitosis, halitosis