Microdissection or microspot CO2 laser for limited vocal fold benign lesions: a prospective randomized trial.

@article{Benninger2000MicrodissectionOM,
  title={Microdissection or microspot CO2 laser for limited vocal fold benign lesions: a prospective randomized trial.},
  author={Michael S. Benninger},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2000},
  volume={110 2 Pt 2 Suppl 92},
  pages={1-17}
}
UNLABELLED CO2 lasers have become an important technological advance and an integral tool for the laryngeal surgeon since the 1960s. Surgeons have used lasers for a variety of benign and malignant lesions in the larynx with good success. With better understanding of the microarchitecture of the vocal folds and the recognition of heat distribution into surrounding tissues that occurs with the use of standard CO2 lasers, questions and concerns have been raised regarding the use of the CO2 laser… CONTINUE READING

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