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Articles by Daniel D. Smeak, DVM, DACVS

Daniel D. Smeak, DVM, DACVS

Practical Matters: Radiography helps confirm complete radiopaque calculi removal
September 1, 2007

Cystotomy is commonly performed in small-animal practice to remove cystic calculi that cannot be treated medically or with other nonsurgical extraction techniques (urohydropropulsion, catheter or basket removal). Unfortunately, if numerous smaller calculi are present in the bladder and urethra, particularly in male dogs, the risk of leaving calculi after cystotomy can be as high as 15% to 20%.

Clinical Exposures: A dog with a nonhealing flank wound
August 1, 2006

A 4.5-year-old intact female Labrador retriever was presented to The Ohio State University Teaching Hospital for evaluation of a nonhealing wound on the left caudal flank.


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