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.
VIDEO – BBC special on Sea Turtle Surgery with a Flexible Fiber CO2 Laser
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