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Surgery

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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2004
A Z-shaped incision can be created in an area of high skin tension to allow skin relaxation and lengthening. A Z-plasty involves transposing the two interdigitating flaps of skin formed by the incision.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2004
A mesh Graft is a full- or partial-thickness sheet of skin that has been fenestrated to allow drainage and expansion.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
Like a scalpel, radiosurgery provides a sense of tactile sensation. And as with a laser, with radiosurgery there is an absence of tissue resistance.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
We purchased a laser for our clinic and found that it took an extra set of hands to use the gas vaccum.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2004
In this prospective university study that used dogs from a local humane society, the authors developed a technique for laparoscopic ovariohysterectomy.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2004
This study provides reasonable evidence that elbow joint replacement could offer similar success rates as those of hip surgery (90%).
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
To keep track of surgical instrument replacement and tuning, we post a list just inside the door of the surgery room.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2004
Unlike in human medicine, post-traumatic facial reconstruction has received little attention in small-animal surgery.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2004
When making skin incisions or excising masses or wounds, always orient the long axis of the incision or ellipse along the line of skin tension.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2004
An approximately 1-year-old, neutered male domestic longhaired cat weighing 6.5 lb (2.9 kg) was evaluated by the referring veterinarian because of mild dyspnea.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2003
Cleveland-The majority of veterinarians say the most competitive business pressure is coming from Internet sales of veterinary products.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2002
Signalment: Canine, Chinese Shar Pei, 3-year-old, female, 41 lbs.
Oct 01, 2002
Dr. Michael Pavletic offers insight on how to effectively incorporate skin stapling as a means for closing wounds.
Oct 01, 2002
Dr. Eric Monnet provides a comprehensive review of the newest suture materials available to practitioners and their applications for wound closure.
Oct 01, 2002
Dr. Dean Hendrickson discusses innovative methods that offer a less invasive approach to conducting laparscopic ovariectomy in horses.