Lasers in plastic and general surgery.

  title={Lasers in plastic and general surgery.},
  author={B. L. Aronoff},
  journal={Medical instrumentation},
  volume={17 6},
Physicians have worked with basic scientists to develop lasers suitable for surgical applications. Because the use of lasers offers improved coagulation and reduced bleeding, applications in surgery have developed rapidly. Plastic surgery and dermatology have realized important advances with the development of laser surgery. The argon laser is commonly used… CONTINUE READING