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Title Laser surgery in veterinary medicine / edited by Christopher J. Winkler
Published Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2019


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 369 pages)
Contents Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Dedication and Acknowledgments; About the Editor; Foreword; Preface; List of Contributors; Disclaimer; About the Companion Website; Part I The Science of Laser Surgery; Chapter 1 Laser Physics and Equipment; Introduction; Creating Laser Light; Practical Surgical Lasers; References; Chapter 2 Understanding and Utilizing Power Density; Introduction; A Power Density Parable; Laser Beam Geometry; Power Density's Effect on Tissue; Altering Power Density; Summary of the Importance of Power Density
Chapter 3 Laser-Tissue Interaction: Selecting a Laser for SurgeryIntroduction; Basic Principles; Methods of Laser-Tissue Disruption; Select Your Laser; The Virtue of Selecting High Power Density; Surgical Lasers and Proper Technique; References; Chapter 4 The Ideal Laser Scalpel; Introduction; Laser Light Absorption by Biological Tissues; Soft Tissue Ablation and Coagulation; Summary; References; Chapter 5 Combining Laser Surgery with Laser Therapy (Photobiomodulation); Introduction; The Science and Physiology of Laser Therapy; Optimal Parameters for Laser Therapy; General Guidelines
Treatment TechniquesSpecific Recommendations; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6 Laser Safety in the Operating Theater; Introduction; Government Regulations and ANSI Standards; Laser Safety Officer; Maximum Permissible Exposure and Safeguarding the Nominal Hazard Zone; Record-keeping; Conclusion; References; Part II Laser Surgery in Canines and Felines; Chapter 7 Elective Laser Surgery Procedures; Canine and Feline Laser Orchiectomy, Ovariohysterectomy, and Ovariectomy; Feline Onychectomy; Note; References; Chapter 8 Oral Laser Surgery Procedures; Introduction; Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Laser
Diode laserTherapy Lasers (Photobiomodulation); Laser Safety in the Oral Cavity; Anesthetic Considerations; Canine and Feline Oral Conditions Aided with Laser Energy; Feline Oropharyngeal Inflammation -- Stomatitis; Contact Mucositis and Contact Mucosal Ulceration; Gingivoplasty; Gingivectomy; Operculectomy; Tongue Surface Surgery; Gum Chewers Lesions; Oral Mass Excision; Frenectomy; Periodontal Pocket Surgery; Chapter 9 Laser Surgery Procedures of the Nose and Throat; Introduction; Preoperative Considerations; Soft Palate Resection; Stenotic Nares; Everted Laryngeal Saccules; Tonsillectomy
ConclusionReferences; Chapter 10 Laser Surgery Procedures of the Ear; Introduction; A Comparison of Diode and CO2 Laser Energy for Ear Surgery; The Otoscope; Cerumen Glands; Apocrine Cysts; Nasopharyngeal Polyps in Cats and Kittens; Myringotomy; Opening Stenotic Ear Canals; Procedures of the Pinna; References; Chapter 11 Periorbital and Eyelid Laser Surgery Procedures; Introduction; Distichiasis; Entropion; Lagophthalmos; Nasal Facial Fold Trichiasis; Hyperplasia or Prolapsed Third Eyelid Gland ("Cherry Eye"); CO2 Laser Surgery for Neoplasia of the Eyelid; Conclusion; References
Summary "Presents a state-of-the-art guide to using laser surgery in veterinary practice, from theory and procedures to techniques and equipment Focuses on dogs and cats, including specialties such as ophthalmic laser surgery, laser neurosurgery, and photodynamic therapy, with chapters on equine, small mammal, avian, aquatic animal, and reptile surgeries. Draws on the experience of more than 20 experts in various areas. Provides practical advice for incorporating laser surgery into the veterinary practice, with the heart of the book devoted to specific surgical procedures. Includes specific recommendations for laser settings and techniques for the procedures discussed Offers video clips demonstrating surgical techniques on a companion website"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 19, 2019)
Subject Veterinary surgery.
Lasers in surgery.
Laser Therapy -- veterinary
Surgery, Veterinary -- methods
Animal Diseases -- surgery
Surgery, Veterinary
Laser Therapy
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Lasers in surgery.
Veterinary surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author Winkler, Christopher J., 1973- editor.
LC no. 2019003910
ISBN 9781119486022