Surgery

Upping your lateral suture game

Lateral suture stabilization is a viable treatment option for cranial cruciate ligament injury in dogs. Here are key points for increasing success in these cases.

Veterinary laser surgery in action

Boaz Man, DVM, uses CO2 laser to surgically remove a growth from a patient's chin.

Sweet dreams: Use of low-dose dexmedetomidine for perioperative management of canine insulinoma

Judicious use of dexmedetomidine can be a useful adjunct in the management of dogs undergoing surgery to remove this pancreatic tumor.

Case report: Removing traumatically displaced teeth from a dog’s nasal cavity via an intraoral approach

Arlo, a 2-month-old intact male Siberian husky, was presented to his primary care veterinarian 1 week after being bitten on the muzzle by another dog.

Surgery pearls: Removing linear foreign bodies in dogs

Most practitioners can confirm that the canine palate includes far more than kibble. Use these tips to make removing linear foreign bodies a little easier.

Help with challenges in eyelid surgery

Conditions in which the eyelid rubs against the eyeball, as well as drooping eyelids, can only be corrected surgically. Here’s a look at the appropriate procedures for various conditions.