Laser surgery in the medically compromised patient.

Abstract

Dermatology has entered a new dimension with the introduction of the laser. There are expanding clinical indications for laser excision. The CO2 laser in the cutting mode can incise tissue as sharply as finely honed steel, yet its photocoagulative properties allow rapid sealing of blood vessels and lymphatics. The physician can thereby perform in a… (More)

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@article{Koranda1982LaserSI, title={Laser surgery in the medically compromised patient.}, author={Frank C Koranda and Dario Grande and David Whitaker and R David Lee}, journal={The Journal of dermatologic surgery and oncology}, year={1982}, volume={8 6}, pages={471-4} }