Saturday, November 29, 2014

1119. Script for Shan. Vertical ear canal ablation in a hamster and a dog

Nov 30, 2014

HOOK


INTRODUCTION


ANAESTHESIA
Old pets - high anaesthetic risk.  Reputational risk for the vet.


SURGICAL TECHNIQUES
Tumours deep inside the vertical ear canal. Recurrence if just removed the tumours at the entrance of the canal.  ANATOMY. ILLUSTRATIONS.

BLEEDING & INFECTIONS
Lots of bleeding
Owner's loving care. Dog bites. Hamster scratches as no e-collar.

OUTCOME
Dog needed to be in-patient and cared for. Granulation tissue.


Hamster well cared for by young lady with SMS updates. Blood face yesterday morning but clean next morning when I saw the hamster. Cut off the clotted tags of tissues which might have irritated the hamster.

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