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co2 laser assisted castration

CO2 Laser–Assisted Castration

By William E. Schultz, DVM | September 2013

The surgical CO2 laser allows for an almost completely bloodless surgical castration procedure with a rapid and uneventful recovery.

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fibrosarcoma in a goldfish treated with co2 laser

Fibrosarcoma in a goldfish treated with CO2 laser

By Jacques-Marie Leclerc, DVM | November 2013

Romeo, a 5-year-old goldfish who lives alone in a 20-liter aquarium, was brought in for a consultation regarding a mass located close to the distal part of the dorsal fin. The mass had been evolving for a few weeks, during which there were no noted changes in Romeo’s behavior.

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vulvoplasty using the co2 laser

Vulvoplasty Using the CO2 Laser

By William E. Schultz, DVM | June 2013

The numerous advantages of CO2 laser surgery— minimal hemorrhage, excellent visibility of the surgical site, precision and control over the amount of tissue removed and reduced post-op swelling— are invaluable in veterinary gynecology.

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Noel Berger laser surgery

CO2 Lasers Useful Everyday for Every Surgeon

By Noel A. Berger, DVM, MS | December 2012

Any surgeon of any experience level with an interest should be able to excel in its use with a minimal investment of time and effort. It gives the surgeon confidence that the end result of her work will be a less painful, less swollen, pleasant appearing incision.

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co2 laser surgery standard of care

CO2 laser Surgery: Standard of Care

By John C. Godbold Jr., DVM | March 2012

CO2 lasers have become a standard of care in veterinary surgery. Delivering the ideal wavelength (10.6 µm) for all soft tissue surgery, CO2 lasers provide increased precision and result in reduced hemorrhage, swelling, pain and tissue trauma. CO2 lasers also facilitate many laser-improved and laser-specific procedures.

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co2 laser beneficial in oncologic surgery

CO2 Laser Beneficial in Oncologic Surgery

By Barbara R. Gores, DVM, Dipl. ACVS | July 2012

Cancer is one of the most common causes for mortality in companion animals, affecting one in two pets over the age of 10. Surgery is still the most effective modality for the treatment of cancer because it can often provide an immediate cure or palliation of pain, with minimal and temporary side effects.

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