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Esophagostomy Tube Placement

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Nathan Bodnar, DVM, walks you through placing an esophagostomy tube in a cat. Esophagostomy tubes are a simple way to introduce nutrition to an anorexic animal or one recovering from oral trauma/surgery. NOTE: This cat is immediately post-op PPDH correction surgery, the staff is aware of the pneumothorax present and it was addressed.

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Leslie Coleman's picture

Remind me what RER stands for... is it Recommended Energy Requirements?

David Kane's picture

Seems like the procedure checklist needs another page?

Sarah Crisp's picture

You are correct David, thanks for catching that! I just updated the PDF with the full two-page version.