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Tumors

co2 lasers in management of neoplasia

CO2 Lasers In Management of Neoplasia

By Pamela Doskey, DVM | December 2013

The majority of our clients consider their pets part of the family. These clients want to pursue any reasonable option available to increase the quality and quantity of time that they can spend with their loved ones.

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co2 laser excision of skin tumors

CO2 laser excision of skin tumors

By David D. Duclos, DVM, Dipl. ACVD | March 2014

The CO2 laser gives the surgeon the opportunity to make smaller, precise incisions from which to remove tumors with enough skin preserved to close the incision without grafting or significant movement restriction in the patient.

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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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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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