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co2 surgical laser for equine veterinarians

CO2 Surgical Laser for Equine Veterinarians

By Robert Fleck, DVM | September 2012

I have been using lasers (CO2 and diode) in my equine-only practice for the last six years. I have discovered many uses that have immensely expanded my surgical and therapeutic capabilities.

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the co2 laser assisted no gauze spay

The CO2 laser-assisted no-gauze spay

By Masahiro Seki, DVM, DABLS | February 2013

At our small animal clinic we perform multiple surgeries a day. Our routine usage of Aesculight surgical CO2 laser allows for greatly simplified soft-tissue surgeries, such as femoral head osteotomy and enucleation surgery and ovariohysterectomy (OHE) described in detail in this article.

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Soft Tissue Cutting with CO2 and Diode Lasers

By Peter Vitruk, PhD | November 2012

CO2 laser light’s ability to ablate and cut the waterrich soft-tissue with maximum precision and minimal collateral thermal effects makes it a true “What you see is what you get” surgical laser with a short learning curve and a great variety of uses in general surgery.

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co2 laser surgery dermatologic applications

CO2 Laser Surgery: Dermatologic Applications

By David D. Duclos, DVM, Dipl. ACVD | June 2012

In most dermatologic surgical procedures using CO2 lasers, no sutures are required and no post-operative care is needed. The pet does not bother the lesions because the nerve endings are sealed by the CO2 laser, and thus little to no pain is present after the surgery.

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laser removal of anal glands

Laser Removal of Anal Glands

By William E. Schultz, DVM | July 2013

The ability to visualize the surgical field without hemorrhage and the enhanced dissection afforded by using a surgical laser speeds up the procedure and causes much less trauma to sensitive perineal tissues.

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