NS 1500 Indications For Use

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 surgeon.

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 Surgery, including:
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 Osler-Weber-Rendu disease.

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 cell carcinomas.

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 degenerative knees.

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.

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