Laser as Surgery

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Laser as Surgery

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports a definition of surgery that includes the revision, destruction, incision or other structural alteration of human tissue using laser or other similar technology; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society opposes any efforts to define the therapeutic use of lasers as anything other than surgery; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports initiatives to define the medical therapeutic use of lasers as a type of surgery.

(Substitute Resolution 28-1996, adopted 11/17/96)
(revised, Report L3-2004, Item 52, adopted 11/14/2004) (reaffirmed, Report I-2009, Item 2-63, adopted 11/01/2009) (reaffirmed, Reaffirmation Report-2014, Item 21, adopted 10/25/2014)

 
 

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