Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Vopr Kurortol Fizioter Lech Fiz Kult. 2009 Jan-Feb;(1):25-8.

Application of low-intensity laser radiation and endotoxin-binding preparations to the treatment of female infertility.

[Article in Russian]

Enukidze GG.

A total of 38 women of reproductive age (from 20 to 45 years) with chronic inflammatory gynecological diseases including 7 with primary and 9 with secondary infertility were examined by standard clinical, instrumental, and laboratory methods. In addition, variations of such important characteristics as serum endotoxin level and activity of antiendotoxin immunity were measured. The study has demonstrated participation of chronic aggression of endotoxins (of intestinal origin) in pathogenesis of the disorders of interest. Inclusion of the “antiendotoxic component” in the combined therapy allowed the efficacy of the treatment of chronic inflammation and female infertility to be greatly enhanced. It suggests the important (if not decisive) role of bacterial lipopolysacchardides in the pathogenetic mechanism underlying the problems considered in this study.

Med Tekh. 2001 Nov-Dec;(6):42-4.

Milta-F: a magnetic infrared laser therapeutic apparatus with a photorecorder for diagnosis, prognostication and treatment of inflammatory disease of the adnexa uteri.

[Article in Russian]

Isaev AK.

Laser biophotometry is an objective method to diagnose and to predict the course of inflammatory diseases of the uterine appendages. By taking into account its simplicity, reliability, and validity of findings, a MILTA apparatus should be recommended in additional studies of patients.

Alaska Med. 1999 Jan-Mar;41(1):13-5.

The effect of laser radiation on the metabolic processes of cellular membranes in pelvic inflammatory disease.

Kattakhodjaeva MH, Rakhimova LS.

First Tashkent State Medical University, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekestan.

The metabolic products of peroxide oxidation of cellular membrane lipids and the activity of the antioxidant enzyme superoxidismutase in blood plasma was determined in 68 patients with acute pelvic inflammatory disease and exacerbation of chronic pelvic inflammatory disease. The analyses were done before treatment, after routine antibiotic therapy, and after low energy laser radiation treatment. During acute inflammation and exacerbation of chronic inflammation, peroxide oxidation of cellular membrane lipids intensifies and antioxidant enzyme activity decreases. Helium-neon laser rays in addition to routine antibiotics appear to stabilize peroxide oxidation and normalize antioxidation enzyme activity more than antibiotics alone.