History, instrumentation, and techniques of flexible endoscopic laser surgery in horses

Citation
At. Blikslager et Lp. Tate, History, instrumentation, and techniques of flexible endoscopic laser surgery in horses, VET CLIN EQ, 16(2), 2000, pp. 251
Citations number
46
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Veterinary Medicine/Animal Health
Journal title
VETERINARY CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA-EQUINE PRACTICE
ISSN journal
0749-0739 → ACNP
Volume
16
Issue
2
Year of publication
2000
Database
ISI
SICI code
0749-0739(200008)16:2<251:HIATOF>2.0.ZU;2-T
Abstract
The Nd:YAG laser is the most widely used laser for flexible endoscopic surg ery in horses. The clinician must understand the advantages and disadvantag es of different laser techniques, including Nd:YAG contact and noncontact m ethods. The outcome for a range of equine diseases has been improved by the availability and proper use of a variety of lasers.