An instrument that produces an intense beam of light used in surgical procedures. It can work on a very small area with great precision without damaging surrounding tissue. It can be used to remove abnormal cells.

Laser bronchoscopy

The use of a powerful beam of light that can be targeted down the airway to destroy a bleeding or obstructing part of a cancer.

Laser Surgery

Removal of an area of tissue using a device that produces a very thin beam of light in which high energies are concentrated.

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