Dr. Sue Chen of the Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists on the television show Animal ER on the Nat Geo WILD channel, is presented with two green sea turtles covered with tumors caused by the fabropapilloma-associated turtle herpesvirus. Dr. Chen will use a flexible fiber surgical CO2 laser to remove the tumors. “It’s the only hope for getting the turtles ready for a return to the wild.”
VIDEO – Turtles in Trouble – Prepping for Laser Surgery
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We really enjoy having the laser. It is a lot of fun. We use it all the time.
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Leitchfield Veterinary Clinic, Leitchfield, KY
Even though I am not compensated for laser use, I can't stand to do surgery without my laser.
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