- Comparing The Effects
of Surgical Intervention, Chemical Intervention, and Compression Therapy
in Patients with Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome.
Matthew S. Nole, Baldwin-Wallace College.
Math and Medicine - Working Together To Understand the Diagnosis,
Classification and Treatment of Port-Wine Stains" by Martin Mihm,
Jr. MD; Linda Rozell-Shannon, M.S.
This paper was presented in Mt. Tremblant, Quebec, Canada in August at the Controversies and Conversations in Cutaneous Laser Surgery - An Advanced Symposium. It was met with rave reviews and presenters encouraged all physicians to read this paper to better understand the evolution of the diagnosis, management and treatment of port wine stains. Permission to reprint or use this paper should be directed to Linda Shannon at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Glaucoma and
Sturge Weber Syndrome – Some Facts You Should Know
By Linda Rozell-Shannon, MS, President and Founder of the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation (www.birthmark.org). Medical Editing by Dr. Aaron Fay of the Mass. Eye and Ear and VBF’s leading eye specialist.
The purpose of this article is to provide some plain-language facts for individuals affected by glaucoma, which is the most serious eye problem of Sturge Weber Syndrome (SWS). Note: SWS is a condition that involves 3 components: vascular malformation or stain of the eye, skin, and the central nervous system. You can have eye problems, even glaucoma, and not have SWS.
Port Wine Stain Paper (pdf)
Research Paper by VBF's PWS Expert, Dr. Stuart Nelson and Wangcun Jia, Guillermo Aguilar and Dr. Guo-Xiang Wang explains the how dynamic cooling is used to minimize skin damage during laser treatment of vascular birthmarks.
Brazilian Power Point Presentation On Vascular Birthmarks by Dr. Zach Calil (Power Point - 7.5mb) (in Portuguese)