Miller's knot case study: step 1


A step-by-step photo package illustrating application of a Miller's knot for veterinarians.

The procedure was used in the emergency lung lobectomy of a 6-year-old, mixed-breed dog that had a suppurative pleuritis and lung abscess. It had part of a wooden stick lodged in the cranial lung lobe area. In this photo, you can see the wooden stick material extending from the parasternotomy.

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Methodology: figure 1

Methodology: figure 2

Methodology: figure 3

Methodology: figure 4

Applying a Miller's knot: step 1

Applying a Miller's knot: step 2

Applying a Miller's knot: step 3

Case study: step 1

Case study: step 2

Case study: step 3

Comparison to traditional technique


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