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Bitch spay - the incision and how big?

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A common question asked by vets wanting to perform an ovario-hysterectomy (bitch spay) is how big and where should the incision be? Many vets feel the need to perform the surgery through the smallest abdominal wall incision possible. Such a small incision offers no benefit and can increase the chances of post-operative complications.

This film shows practical demonstrations:

  • How to make an ideal incision
  • Entering the abdominal cavity
  • Finding the pedicle amongst the fat
  • How to break the suspensory ligament

Uploaded: 2010.
Running time: 16 minutes.

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