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 - Dec 01, 2010
Antibiotic therapy is an important component of treating infections, but its efficacy depends on achieving adequate tissue concentrations at the infection site.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2010
A systematic approach can help ensure safety.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 01, 2010
Important interventions to help you improve a patient's chances of survival.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2010
Check out these three options for optimal joint care and comfort.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 01, 2010
The goal of total hip replacement is a pain-free joint that mimics normal biomechanics with excellent long-term function.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 01, 2010
In dogs, Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (formerly recognized as S. intermedius) is the most common resident organism of the skin and the most common cause of canine pyoderma.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 01, 2009
A collaborative column between the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and DVM Newsmagazine.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2009
Juvenile pubic symphysiodesis (JPS) surgery is a prophylactic procedure performed in puppies 10 to 20 weeks of age that have been diaqnosed with hip dysplasia as discussed in last month's column.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2009
Treatment of cranial cruciate ligament deficiency is the most common surgical procedure performed in veterinary orthopedics.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 01, 2009
Metacarpal and metatarsal bone fractures are common injuries seen in the dog, typically resulting from automobile trauma, being stepped upon or having the paw trapped under a rigid object.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 01, 2009
In last month's column we discussed the pathophysiology of intervertebral disk disease (IVDD). Once IVDD is diagnosed, the clinician must again use the history (onset and course of clinical signs) and the physical exam (neurological status) to formulate the therapeutic plan.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 01, 2009
Intervertebral disk disease (IVDD) is one of the most common conditions affecting chondrodystrophic dogs. Signalment, history and thorough neurologic examination are paramount in diagnosing and determining a treatment plan for animals affected with IVDD.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 01, 2009
Gastric dilatation-volvulus, or bloat, is a common occurrence in large- and giant-breed dogs.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2009
Last month's column covered limb sparing in dogs for the treatment of appendicular tumors, namely sarcomas. This month, I will briefly review the use of limb sparing for other, less common, more challenging, anatomic sites.