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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: 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
Veterinarians routinely deal with lacerations, bite wounds, and mass removals in small-animal practice. When wound closure becomes difficult because of the location of the wound or the size of the mass, however, even the most confident veterinarian can be intimidated by the prospect of these surgeries.
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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.
Oct 01, 2002
Dr. Dean Hendrickson discusses innovative methods that offer a less invasive approach to conducting laparscopic ovariectomy in horses.
Oct 01, 2002
Dr. Michael Pavletic offers insight on how to effectively incorporate skin stapling as a means for closing wounds.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2002
Signalment: Canine, Chinese Shar Pei, 3-year-old, female, 41 lbs.