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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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Cat Laser Surgery

CO2 laser can treat many feline ailments

By Gary D. Norsworthy, DVM, Dipl. ABVP | July 2016

See several examples of how CO2 lasers are used in cat surgeries. Examples include: lesions in difficult places, stenotic nares, entropion, and ceruminous gland adenomas.

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excise ear perianal growths

CO2 laser can excise ear, perianal growths

By Christopher Winkler, DVM, DABLS | January 2016

Simba, an 11-year-old male toy poodle, presented with a history of chronic otitis externa, a growth in the left ear canal, and perianal masses. An Aesculight CO2 laser was used to excise the growths.

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