Results indicate that the use of CO2 laser in surgery surpasses the conventional scalpel, by lowering the nociceptive system stimulation, decreasing the autonomic nervous system activity and stabilizing the hemodynamic clinical signs, which in turn promote reduced anesthetic consumption and thus offer greater safety to the patient.
The ability of the CO2 laser to coagulate tissue during incision is especially valuable for tongue surgeries. See five clinical cases that exemplify the use of a flexible fiber CO2 laser for tongue surgeries.
Watch a video of mucosal squamous papilloma in canine penis surgery performed by Drs. Jakub Kaczmarek and Ramon Almela of AniCura in München, Germany.
Lisa McCann, DVM, recently visited Christopher J. Winkler, DVM, DABLS, to have a mass in her dog’s bladder removed via laser surgery. Dr. Winkler welcomed Dr. McCann to assist him during the laser surgery. Dr. McCann was so thrilled with the results and Dr. Winkler’s skills and knowledge, that she wrote Aesculight a letter.
Resection of the elongated soft palate with a CO2 laser results in decreased postoperative pain and reduced edema, inflammation and scarring.