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Common Surgical Procedures

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Common Surgical Procedures

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Common Surgical Procedures

  1. 1. Common Surgical Procedures
  2. 2.  Most commonly preformed surgical procedure  Almost always done in the field  Both testicles must be descended  Complications  Hemorrhage  Pain  Swelling  Surgical site infection  Evisceration through surgical site
  3. 3.  Not commonly performed in horses  Used for:  Granulosa CellTumors  Behavior Correction  Create “Teaser” Mares  Colpotomy • Through vaginal wall  FlankApproach • More exposure  Laparoscopy • Most common-2 incisions  VentralApproach • Requires general anesthesia
  4. 4.  Not well tolerated in horses  Used as a last result for fetus removal  Most common under general anesthesia  Complications:  Infection (Peritonitis)  Septicemia  Laminitis  Hemmorhage  Retained Placenta
  5. 5.  Primarily used for diagnosis +/- treatment of colic  Staff Requirements:  Primary surgeon  Assistant surgeon  Circulating nurse  Anesthetist  Complications:  ileus  Colitis  Peritonitis  Laminitis
  6. 6.  Displacement of part or viscous of an organ  Rectal  Protrusion through anus  Severe diarrhea or tenemus  Uterine  1st Degree-cervix in vaginal orifice  2nd Degree-cervix outside orifice  3rd Degree-entire uterus outside orifice

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