Idea Exchange: Treating patients predisposed to GDV

Idea Exchange: Treating patients predisposed to GDV

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Nov 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff

When I am presented with a dog to spay or neuter that is a breed predisposed to gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV), I offer to perform a gastropexy while the patient is anesthetized. By offering this procedure, I may save patients' lives and provide clients with peace of mind.

Dr. Terry Dew, MS, DACVS
Knoxville, Ark.