Case Studies

the utility of carbon dioxide laser in oncological surgery

The utility of carbon dioxide laser in oncological surgery

By F. A. (Tony) Mann, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, Dipl. ACVECC | April 2015

Surgery has multiple roles to play in oncology, including prevention, diagnosis, palliation, and cure, either alone or as an adjunct to other oncological therapies. The carbon dioxide laser can be a handy surgical tool to perform these roles.

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CO2 laser excision of a CHP

CO2 laser excision of a CHP

By María Suárez, DVM, PhD, CVA and Anya Glazkova, PhD | February 2015

Our laser enabled us to excise the tumor with maximum accuracy. Due to its hemostatic ability it provided excellent visibility of the operating site…

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learn to use co2 laser for repair of oral facial clefts

Learn to use CO2 laser for repair of oral-facial clefts

By William E. Schultz, DVM | January 2015

The CO2 laser allowed for operating in a highly vascular area with virtually no bleeding for this 6-week-old golden retriever. With the degree of cleft involving the premaxilla and the nares, the hemostasis provided by the laser enabled precise incisions and tissue removal.

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how co2 lasers cut coagulate soft tissue

How CO2 lasers cut, coagulate soft tissue

By Peter Vitruk, PhD | December 2014

Find out why Aesculight’s CO2 laser wavelength of 10,600 nm is the best option for the soft tissue where both cutting and hemostasis are achieved photo-thermally (radiantly).

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co2 lasers hit the mark in small places even ferrets

CO2 lasers hit the mark in small places, even ferrets

By Pamela Doskey, DVM | November 2014

Surgical case involving a ferret with numerous neoplastic lesions that were surgically managed using the laser. Aesculight Flexible Waveguide Surgical CO2 lasers help us achieve more precise results with less blood loss, less tissue trauma and therefore less pain and inflammation.

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co2 laser applications for exotics

CO2 laser applications for exotics

By Ed Gilsleider, DVM | September 2014

In my practice a flexible fiber CO2 surgical laser is used daily. Whether for dermal neoplasia, any soft tissue surgery, laparotomies or orthopedics, I request its use. Learn about the many clinical benefits of CO2 lasers in exotic for veterinary practices.

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co2 laser surgery a rewarding endeavor

CO2 laser surgery — a rewarding endeavor

By David Bradley, DVM, FASLMS | August 2014

The Aesculight CO2 laser became the most-used piece of equipment in my practice. It imparts an immediate perception of expertise and it helps depict our practice as progressive, and it serves as a symbol of our commitment to providing the highest level of service.

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advantages of co2 laser mastectomy

Advantages of CO2 laser mastectomy

By Masahiro Seki, DVM, DABLS | July 2014

The use of the CO2 laser in mastectomy surgery allows the veterinarian to prevent some potential complications. The hemostatic capacity of the laser helps maintain intra-operative visualization of the surgical site and shortens the surgery time by reducing bleeding and the time spent on maintaining the site blood-free.

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open their mouths and open your eyes

Open their mouths and open your eyes

By Noel Berger, DVM, MS, DABLS | June 2014

The mouth is a highly vascularized and innervated orifice. With some basic exploratory skills any practitioner can have a zesty taste of the rewards earned by discovering success in oral surgery using a CO2 laser.

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