BioMed Research International / 2018 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Preliminary Evaluation of Thulium Doped Fiber Laser in Pig Model of Liver Surgery

Figure 1

Macroscopic evaluation of right lateral liver lobe after thulium laser surgery. (a) Incision of the liver tissue with a thulium laser (first from the left), image taken intraoperatively; (b) macroscopic changes in pig liver on day 7; carbonization is visible in the resection wound; incomplete healing of the wound after incision (the first from the right); (c) a scar formation in the liver on day 14 (T2 group) after partial resection.

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