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undergoing conventional laparoscopy with positive-pressure pneumoperitoneum. 1,6–8 In comparison with laparotomy, laparoscopy with CO 2 pneumoperitoneum for cholecystectomy results in an increase in right-sided and left-sided cardiac and pulmonary pressures

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different segments of bowel. Investigators in 1 study 18 found that full-thickness biopsy specimens were superior to endoscopically obtained partial-thickness specimens for diagnosis of intestinal lymphoma in cats. During exploratory laparotomy, surgeons

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alternative to surgery and offers many benefits including decreased cost, shorter convalescence, 7 and a likely negligible effect on resale value of the horse, compared with exploratory laparotomy. The interest in nonsurgical treatment as an initial approach

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the complication and conversion rates of diagnostic laparoscopic procedures in companion animals. Reported conversion rates from laparoscopy to an open laparotomy following a diagnostic procedure in dogs and cats have been reported to be as high as 20

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laparotomy was performed. Twenty liters of lactated Ringer's solution, flunixin meglumine (0.5 mg/kg [0.23 mg/lb], IV), sodium penicillin (22,000 U/kg [10,000 U/lb], IV), and gentamicin (6.6 mg/kg [3 mg/lb], IV) were administered before surgery. The horse

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the need for laparotomy, and survival to discharge from the hospital. Statistical analyses were performed with commercial software. h Values of P < 0.05 were considered significant. Results The medical records search identified 135 horses

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ventral midline laparotomy, which is more familiar to many veterinarians than ICS thoracotomy. However, there is a lack of veterinary literature describing the detailed process of OC-CPR through a TD approach. This study describes the detailed surgical

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reference limits (7.40), although venous lactate concentration was increased (3.6 mmol/L; reference interval, < 1.5 mmol/L). On the basis of a lack of clinical improvement and concerns of an intra-abdominal septic process, an exploratory laparotomy was

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surgical approach in dogs most commonly involves a ventral midline laparotomy, 6 however, total laparoscopic and laparoscopic-assisted techniques for splenectomy have been described and are performed with increasing frequency. 4 , 7 – 9 Reported

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. Exploratory laparotomy and nephrectomy of the right kidney were performed the following day (13 days after initial evaluation). Laparotomy revealed that the right ureter had a fibrous band and narrowing just cranial to the urinary bladder, and dilation of the

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