Watch a video of mucosal squamous papilloma in canine penis surgery performed by Drs. Jakub Kaczmarek and Ramon Almela of AniCura in München, Germany.
Dr. Sue Chen of the Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, is presented with two green sea turtles covered with tumors caused by the fabropapilloma-associated turtle herpesvirus.
Aesculight laser surgery has recently been featured on Animal Planet’s “Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet” TV show. Watch some video clips of Dr. Dee, performing soft-tissue laser surgery using an Aesculight surgical laser.
Aesculight surgical lasers are a true upgrade from Luxar lasers, with higher power enabling veterinarians to cut at the speed of a scalpel!
I use it (Aesculight laser) with every soft-tissue surgery procedure that I perform at the practice, I hardly ever pick up a scalpel blade at all now.
– Dr. Christopher Winkler, DVM, Diplomate of the American Board of Laser Surgery
What is Equine Sarcoids?
A sarcoid is a tumor and one of the most common types of skin masses found on horses, donkeys and mules. It is usually benign, but can be locally invasive.
Removing Equine Sarcoids with an Aesculight CO2 Laser
The Aesculight veterinary laser can be used to easily vaporize equine sarcoids. Aesculight’s highly ergonomic flexible fiber laser delivery system makes it is easy to reach virtually any area of any sized animal.
As performed at Evidensia Faxe Dyrehospital (Faxe, Denmark).
Thank you for sharing the photos Per Riber Rasmussen and Steve Nielsen!
Other methods of Equine Sarcoid removal include scalpel excision, cryotherapy, immunotherapy, and injectable chemotherapy. Veterinarians have found that the use of Aesculight CO2 lasers may help to reduce the likelihood of recurrences. Aesculight Lasers also offer other surgical benefits such as: reduced pain and swelling, less bleeding, instant sterilization, and minimized overall trauma.
Check out this video of Equine Sarcoid Excision & Ablation with Aesculight CO2 Laser:
For future reading, please check out this article: “CO2 Surgical Laser for Equine Veterinarians” by Robert Fleck, DVM
This BBC special features a flexible fiber CO2 laser surgery on a sea turtle. Large skin tumors caused by fibroma pillomatosis are excised with the laser beam. The video highlights the key points of the CO2 laser surgery, such as non-contact cutting (to prevent contaminating the wound) and excellent hemostasis.
This new video demonstrates the CO2 laser incision and ablation techniques used to remove the oral growth in the dog. Note the bloodless surgical field ensured by the Aesculight laser.
Two cases or stenotic nares repair with the CO2 laser are reviewed in this video. The surgery was completely bloodless and made a noticeable difference in both patients’ breathing.
Masahiro Seki, DVM, DABLS, from Nagoya, Japan, uses his 30-watt Aesculight CO2 laser for the Soft Palate Resection and Stenotic Nares Repair. Note the bloodless surgical field in these vascular areas.