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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2007
Infections occur infrequently, but can be months after the implantation, from hematogenous spread.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2007
Angular limb deformities are common orthopedic conditions in dogs, and a wide variety of deformities can occur. These deformities have most commonly been described in the canine antebrachium.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
After surgery, aspirate the clean saline solution remaining in the surgery bowl via pulsatile action and flush out the suction tubes.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2007
Small-animal practitioners commonly evaluate patients because of foreign body ingestion, and subsequent small bowel resection is a common treatment.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2006
A 3-year-old male non-castrated English Bulldog was admitted to the Veterinary Medical Center because of intermittent episodes of gross hematuria of two months' duration.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2006
An 8-week-old 16.5-lb (7.5-kg) female Labrador retriever puppy was presented for evaluation of urinary incontinence. The puppy's incontinence had been present since the owner obtained the puppy at 4 weeks of age.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Mandibular symphyseal fractures are usually repaired by placing cerclage wire around the mandible or figure-eight cerclage wire around the lower canine teeth.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2006
In patients with known or suspected liver disease, obtaining a biopsy sample is often indicated. This article features guidance on when and how to perform a surgical hepatic biopsy.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2006
In this retrospective study from a veterinary clinic in Regina, Saskatchewan, 17 cases of feline cranial cruciate ligament injury treated between 1997 and 2004 are described.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2006
In this retrospective study from a veterinary teaching hospital, the medical records of 138 dogs (1997-2000) with a surgically removed gastrointestinal (GI) foreign body were reviewed to determine whether acid-base or electrolyte abnormalities were related to the site or type of foreign body.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2006
In this retrospective study from a veterinary teaching hospital, the medical records of 48 dogs treated for massive hepatocellular carcinoma were reviewed to determine clinical features and prognostic factors.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2006
The primary indication for gastropexy is to prevent the development or recurrence of gastric dilatation-volvulus.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2006
Intestinal anastomosis is an important surgical procedure that connects two sections of the intestines once a diseased portion has been removed. A key concern is to prevent leakage at the anastomosis site and subsequent peritonitis, but this complication can be avoided if the procedure is done correctly and preventive measures are taken.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2006
The articles in this symposium provide an overview of indications, techniques, and complications related to a variety of gastrointestinal surgical procedures.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2006
Omentalization, the placement of omentum around organs or within cavities to improve vascularization or drainage, has been used in a variety of abdominal, thoracic, oncologic, and reconstructive surgical procedures.