Support: March 4, 2003


The Department of Defense is testing a Laser Medical Pac, to provide battlefield surgeons medics with a compact (7 x 3 x 9, six pound) device that can be used to cut like a scalpel, coagulate bleeding, and close wounds. The battery lasts 20 minutes before needing replacement or recharging. The device was developed by the U.S. Air Force.




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