The Model 1500 Holmium
Laser System is indicated for use in general surgery procedures for
cutting (incision, excision), ablation and vaporization with hemostasis
of soft tissues. Contact and non-contact methods using open, laparoscopic,
and endoscopic surgical approaches may be used as determined by the
The following is an exhaustive
list of the indicated uses of the Model 1500 Holmium Laser System: Incision,
excision, resection, ablation, vaporization, coagulation, and hemostasis,
with or without an endoscope, in Gastroenterological/Gastrointestinal
Cholecystectomy, lysis of
adhesions, appendectomy, biopsy, pylorostenotomy, benign and malignant
lesions, rectal polyps of sigmoid colon, gall bladder calculi, biliary/bile
duct calculi, benign and malignant neoplasm, polyps, colitis, ulcers,
angiodysplasia, hemorrhoids, varices, esophagitis, esophageal ulcer,
Mallory-Weiss tear, gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, non-bleeding ulcer,
gastric erosions, colorectal cancer, gastritis, bleeding tumors, pancreatitis,
vascular malformations, telangiectasias, and telangiectasias of the
Incision, excision, resection, ablation, coagulation, hemostasis,
and vaporization, with or without an endoscope, in the following indications:
Dermatology and Plastic Surgery of soft, mucosal, fatty, and cartilaginous
tissues, with or without an endoscope, in therapeutic plastic, therapeutic
dermatological and aesthetic surgical procedures, including: scars,
tattoo removal, vascular lesions (including port wine stains, hemangioma,
telangiectasia [facial, leg], and rosacea), corns, papillomas, and basal
General Surgery of soft tissues, including:
Skin incision, tissue dissection, excision or external tumors and lesions,
complete or partial resection of internal organs, tumors and lesions,
and tissue ablation.
Genitourinary Surgery, including:
Superficial urinary bladder tumors, invasive bladder carcinoma, urethral
strictures, and lesions of the external genitalia.
Gynecological Surgery during open and endoscopic procedures.
Lithotripsy and Percutaneous Urinary Lithotripsy, including:
Fragmentation of urinary calculi, fragmentation of urethral calculi,
and fragmentation of kidney calculi.
Orthopedic Surgery in pathological soft and cartilaginous tissue
in small and large joints, including:
Knee meniscectomy, knee synovectomy, chondromalacia and tears, loose
body debridement, lateral retinacular release, and debridement of the
Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) Surgery in soft, mucosal, cartilaginous
and bony tissue, including:
Endosinus surgery, functional endoscopic sinus surgery, turbinate procedures
(e.g. turbinectomy), and dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR).
Percutaneous Lumbar Discectomy, soft and cartilagineous tissue.