College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Medical Center

Surgery

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Surgery (Small Animal)

Services

Orthopedic surgery

  • Fracture repair
  • Elbow joint replacement
  • Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)
  • Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA)
  • Total Hip Replacement (THR)
  • Triple Pelvic Osteotomy (TPO)
  • Arthroscopy

Neurosurgery

  • Intervertebral disc surgery
  • Brachial plexus tumors
  • Craniotomy
  • Vertebral fracture repair

Thoracic surgery

  • Lung lobectomy
  • Pericardectomy
  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Persistent right aortic arch repair
  • Patent ductus arteriosus occlusion (PDA)

Gastrointestinal surgery

  • Intestinal resection and anastamosis
  • Gastropexy
  • Gastric dilatation volvulus (GDV)
  • Subtotal colectomy
  • Liver lobectomy
  • Portal System Shunt ligation / occlusion (PSS)
  • Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopy

Reconstructive surgery

  • Tumor resections
  • Skin grafts and flaps
  • Wound debridement and repair

Head and neck surgery

  • Maxillectomy/mandibulectomy
  • Retrobulbar abscesses
  • Rhinotomy
  • Total ear canal ablation (TECA)
  • Soft palate resection

 


Useful Information:

Surgery is scheduled based on urgency. Elective cases are scheduled as soon as possible; however, there are no guarantees that surgery will be scheduled the day following the initial appointment. Priority is given to critical patients, fracture cases, oncology patients, and out-of-town clients.

Appointments may take two to four hours, especially if radiographs are needed.

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  • Last modified on September 19, 2013