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Exploratory Laparotomy and Gastrotomy

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Ashley Magee, DVM, DACVS, performs an exploratory laparotomy on a dog diagnosed with a linear foreign body. She is able to remove the foreign body via gastrotomy, and explains the procedure while demonstrating.

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Jackie Moan's picture

Just out of curiosity, do you use your surgical ventilator on all of your surgical cases? Or was it used since the patient was experiencing regurgitation for 12 hrs pre-op and wnated to ensure he did not aspirate.

Megan Brashear's picture

Jackie, we use the surgical ventilator on all of our cases, even the rare employee pet spay! Ventilating the patient makes for a more smooth anesthesia experience and peace of mind for the anesthetist, we LOVE it!