EQUINE MEDICINE

Reusable Equipment

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It is convenient to store all the necessary nonsterile components of the equipment arsenal on a portable cart, sometimes called the video tower, as pictured in Figure 5.2. Figure 5.2 Video…

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Disposable Equipment

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Ports Numerous port designs are available and thus present some confusion as to which are appropriate for a given operative situation. Certainly, the ports need to be of sufficient length…

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Ovariohysterectomy in the Mare

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Figure 30.2 Uterine leiomyoma tract from laparoscopic-assisted partial ovariohysterectomy. Despite the low occurrence, the challenge to the surgeon is considerable and requires a well-planned and coordinated approach to maximize the outcome….

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Suturing and Knot-Tying Techniques

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Ideally, this requires placing the camera portal between the two instrument portals. This is possible in the recumbent horse but is more challenging in the standing horse where the surgeon…

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Bilateral Ovariectomy in the Mare

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Figure 17.2 A mare with excessive internal body fat. Fat is bulging from the paralumbar fossa and the mesocolon. Mares that are anticipated to be nervous in the stocks prior to…

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Fundamental Laparoscopic Skills

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The competent laparoscopic surgeon has a balance of cognitive and technical skills (Figure 2.2). There is arguably greater challenge in acquiring and measuring technical skill relative to cognitive skill. The…

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