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
Running time: 16 minutes.
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