The spine is made up of multiple smaller bones called vertebrae and in between each one of these vertebrae are disks. These disks act as cushion pads between each one of the vertebrae.
Once it is clear that the patient has disk disease and the patient needs surgery to decompress the spinal cord, the veterinarian will *advise surgical options and referral if necessary.
Soft tissue surgery encompasses a wide range of procedures involving internal organs, the body wall, masses or tumors, and hernias or defects. *** common STS’s list
Orthopedic surgery for pets consists of invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures that treat joints, fractures/ bones, and associated soft tissues, which includes muscles, joint muscles, tendon, ligament, and cartilage.
- Cruciate Repair, both d’Angelis lateral suture and Tibial Transposition Advancement (TTA)
- Medial Luxating Patella Repair
- Femoral Head and Neck Excision
- Fracture Repair
Cancer is one of the most common causes for mortality of small animals. Surgery can be the sole source of treatment. Surgery can be used to obtain a diagnosis, a complete cure of the disease, to stage the tumour, for palliation, and for debulking (cytoreduction) in combination with another treatment modality.
Pets may develop problems with their eyes that require various treatments, including cataracts (mainly dogs), eyelid surgery, cherry eye correction, and pedicle of third eyelid flaps for the treatment of ulcers as well as a variety of eye infections in both cats and dogs. We provide diagnosis, treatment and prevention of veterinary eye diseases and infections.