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Microwave Therapy for Cutaneous Human Papilloma Virus Infection

A pilot study of microwave therapy to the skin in 32 individuals with 52 recalcitrant plantar warts is reported, alongside a molecular characterisation of the effects of microwaves on the skin.

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The Successful Use of a Novel Microwave Device in the Treatment of a Plantar Wart

This case study was drawn from an ongoing project which has been granted full ethical approval from the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton. Bristow I.R., Webb C., Ardern-Jones M.R.

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Treating Verruca Effectively with Microwave Energy - Are we getting warmer?

The basic science of microwave effects on skin and clinical responses noted suggest a mechanism for the observed action of microwaves in cutaneous warts

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A Feasibility Study of Microwave Therapy for Precancerous Actinic Keratosis

Published in 2020 by the British Journal of Dermatology, this randomized, internally controlled feasibility study of microwave therapy for the treatment of AK was conducted at Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, Dundee, was co-sponsored by the University of Dundee and NHS Tayside, and grant funded by Innovate UK

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Microwaves: A Painless, Efficient New Treatment for Plantar Warts

Published by Podiatry Management in 2020, this is an independent paper written by board certified foot surgeon Dr Alec Hochstein for the New Concepts and Studies February edition, describing the challenges patients face when seeking treatment for plantar warts and an overview of the promise that microwave therapy holds.

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