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Dermatology

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Removal of benign soft tissue tumors in the dog utilizing a flexible fiber CO2 laser

By David Duclos, DVM, DACVD | December 2017

The CO2 laser provides the surgeon with the superior ability to control the fluence by easily changing spot sizes, power settings and to switch between continuous wave to SuperPulse modes; because of this the surgeon has excellent control to remove abnormal tissue and to avoid unnecessary damage to healthy adjacent structures. This laser benefit is especially prominent in delicate areas, such as eyelids.

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Dog’s Painful Growths Between Toes Removed by Laser

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The article gives a comprehensive background on the condition and presents a case study where a 3-year-old Doberman pinscher was treated by Jason Pieper, DVM, of the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The Doberman pinscher had cysts between his toes on all four paws. Dr. Pieper used a flexible-fiber CO2 laser to safely remove the cysts.

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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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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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Use CO2 laser to excise trichoblastoma

By Christopher Winkler, DVM, DABLS | August 2016

The laser offered excellent hemostasis, and complete excision went without complication or damage to the underlying vessels. The removal of the mass was expected to be curative.

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