Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation Clinical Trial
Our UVLrx machine is currently unavailable for treatments. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Housed within our UVLrx Station is an optic engine which is delivered through the Patient Cable and which integrates with the distal end of our patent-pending Dry Light Adapter (DLA) . The DLA feeds an optical filament into a 20-gauge intravascular catheter to provide direct treatment of the blood. During the treatment, normal saline solution flows through the DLA via the saline entry connector preventing light attenuation within the catheter.
In a typical UVLRx treatment three separate wavelengths are delivered to the patient. Each wavelength activates a specific biochemical pathway, with their concurrent powerful and therapeutic effect being the benefit of the UVLrx.
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There has been critizism by some not familair with the science behind this treatment. Below are some Peer Reviewed journal articles on the safety and mechanisms of action for UV treatment of the blood for the chronic fatigue study.
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