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THE ROLE OF HEMIPELVECTOMY IN DEFINITIVE AND PALLIATIVE TREATMENT OF PERIPELVIC NEOPLASIA: A CASE STUDY
GRACE KAEMPERBVScV student INTRODUCTION Hemipelvectomy is a surgical procedure involving removal of the hemipelvis and corresponding hindlimb. It can be classiﬁed as total or subtotal, where subtotal has three further subtypes: mid-to-cranial, mid-to-caudal and caudal (Barbur et al. 2015). There
When Maggie’s mum noticed she wasn’t eating and slept in longer than usual one Sunday morning, she knew something was wrong and brought her in to VS A&E. Maggie is no stranger to us at VSA and we know how much she loves food, so even though she looked fine on the outside, her history of dietary indiscretion, oesophageal foreign bodies, ureteral obstructions and chronic kidney disease had us wondering what was happening inside. Little did we know at the time she would become a very complex case.
The most common cause of front leg lameness in the dog is developmental problems of the elbow joint. This disease leads to degenerative changes (osteoarthritis) in the joint including carti- lage damage, bone spur (osteophyte) pro- duction, and loose bone
Pebbles was an active four-year-old German Shepard with a passion for chasing seagulls on the beach. Even though the seagulls would fly away before she caught them, her enthusiasm for her game never wavered. Over a period, Pebbles started to
Toby is a 5-year old male Labrador mix. He loves all the typical Labradorian things in life: running on the beach, surfing waves, and eating a big bowl of food afterwards. This is Toby’s life now, but three years ago