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Dr. Matthew Keats provides a step-by-step demonstration of this procedure.
In this video, Fetch dvm360 conference speaker Matthew Keats, DVM, DACVS, demonstrates how to perform an anal sacculectomy in a dog. He points out that there are several reasons for performing this procedure, including:
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Prior to the procedure, Dr. Keats provides advice on identifying the sac's margins and orientation and offers this guidance:
"Bilateral one-stage anal sacculectomy can safely be performed," says Dr. Keats. "However, if the veterinarian is uncomfortable, it is also acceptable to perform it in two separate procedures."
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