ND YAG Laser
The neodymium-YAG laser tumor destruction in the esophagus or rectum/distal colon is used for palliation for inoperable tumors. Contact and noncontact laser photoablation in which energy is rapidly transferred from the laser beam for tumor destruction. The palliative effort of the laser treatment lasts few weeks to few months, and further sessions may be required. It may be necessary to place a stent if recurrence is rapid.