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Correspondence
November 2000

Quantifying Postoperative Pain Reduction Using the Dynamic Cooling Device to Treat Pediatric Patients With Port-wine Stains

Arch Dermatol. 2000;136(11):1416-1417. doi:

Adynamic cooling device (DCD) has been introduced to both reduce pulsed-dye laser (PDL) pain and minimize nonspecific injury to the normal overlying epidermis.14 One study of both pediatric and adult patients with port-wine stain (PWS) demonstrated statistically significant DCD-associated pain reduction, as assessed by the patients themselves on a numeric scale.1 We also sought to quantify any reduction in postoperative morphine requirements when using the DCD in conjunction with a 595-nm PDL for the treatment of PWS in pediatric patients.

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