American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Surgery STAT is a collaborative column between the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and dvm360 magazine. To locate a diplomate, visit ACVS’s online directory, which includes practice setting, species emphasis and research interests, at acvs.org.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 06, 2018
With the right tools and technique, you can avoid general anesthesia and still provide adequate analgesia during surgery. Here's your guide to several nerve blocks in your veterinary equine patients.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 05, 2018
This simple procedure ensures adequate nutrition for postsurgical feline veterinary patients—which can speed recovery time and minimize hospitalization.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 14, 2017
Although horse owners may fear the worst (and sometimes they’re right), many conditions are highly treatable—and veterinarians can often manage the process right on the farm.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 29, 2017
This technique can be an effective way to alleviate the pain of osteoarthritis and resolve lameness in your equine patients.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2016
Amidst the many treatment options for incontinence related to urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence, this surgical technique may offer an alternative for those patients refractory to traditional therapies.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 18, 2016
Under the right circumstances, you can skip general anesthesia and remove a neoplastic, traumatized or severely infected eye right in the field.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 02, 2016
Less pain and a quicker recovery than a traditional laparotomy. Your veterinary patients will thank you, or at least give you a tail wag.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 12, 2016
Three concerns to be on the look out for in your veterinary patients and how to treat them.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2015
Fluid analysis can provide important insights into how to manage colic and other troubling equine cases.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 01, 2015
A look at nonpharmaceutical options to help your veterinary patients suffering from this debilitating disease.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 18, 2015
These grafts involve relocating the skin from a donor site to cover a wound and restore function and cosmesis in your veterinary equine patients.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 19, 2015
This method of delivering antimicrobials to the limbs of veterinary equine patients is easily performed in the field or in the clinic.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 01, 2014
Although it sounds like a treatment found in a history book—and it is—the application of leeches has well-defined and scientifically grounded modern uses, especially in helping to reduce surgical complications.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2014
Expand your analgesic arsenal for hindlimb procedures with these two new techniques.