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Tumors

cat eye lid tumors co2 laser surgery

Treatment of eyelid tumors with a CO2 laser

By Gary D. Norsworthy, DVM, DABVP | December 2019

This case illustrates the advantages of the CO2 laser for ablation of eyelid tumors. In addition to avoiding damage to lid margins, operating time is less than five minutes.

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cat neck surgery

Treacherous surgery of the neck simplified using CO2 laser

By Noel Berger DVM, MS, DABLS | March 2018

Three months prior to the surgery described here, a 10-year-old female spayed tortoiseshell cat was presented for a large swelling in the neck. Approximately 300 cc of clear, thin, amber fluid was aspirated, and a representative sample was sent to an outside diagnostic laboratory for fluid analysis, the results of which were unremarkable.

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vetscalpel co2 laser growth removal veterinary dermatology

Removal of canine benign cutaneous growths with a flexible hollow waveguide CO2 laser

By David Duclos, DVM, DACVD | January 2018

In my clinic, I use the flexible hollow waveguide fiber CO2 laser to surgically remove soft tissue growths. This technology allows ablating tumors quickly, providing control over intraoperative bleeding. Another benefit of laser surgery is that there is no need to close the surgical site in case of superficial cutaneous lesions. Moreover, the laser allows treating multiple lesions during a single visit, as in one of the cases described in this article.

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equine laser tumor removal

CO2 laser en bloc resection of equine dermal tumor mass

By Ruth Garvenell, RVN | June 2017

Considering the numerous advantages of the CO2 laser, such as benefits for veterinary personnel and patients, as well as its efficiency and predictable outcomes, the laser is a better alternative to conventional surgery for equine cutaneous tumor removal.

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laser Infundibular keratinizing removal

Excise keratoacanthomas with CO2 laser

By Andrea Cannon, DVM | November 2016

Surgical excision using a scalpel is not practical as it requires longer anesthesia, wide excisions and sutures. Learn how an Aesculight CO2 laser may be used to excise numerous infundibular keratinizing acanthomas.

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