Laparoscopic procedures are minimally invasive and generally provide quicker healing and recovery time. Laparoscopy also reduces bleeding and swelling for patients, making the recovery process easier.
Laparoscopic procedures are easier on your pet, meaning they will be back to their normal selves more quickly. It is our goal to provide the highest standard of veterinary medicine, and laparoscopy is one way we achieve that goal. Our doctors are highly trained in performing laparoscopic procedures using state of the art medical equipment,.
If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.
Gastric dilation vovulus (GDV) or bloat is a common life threatening condition that affects many large breed and deep chested dogs. This condition involves the distention of the stomach, usually with gas and then a twisting of the stomach.
Why wait until a life threatening condition has occurred? A preventative, minimally invasive procedure is the highest standard for your pet.
Lifetime risk of GDV is about 23%
Benefits of Laparoscopic Surgery
- Shorter surgery and anesthesia time
- Minimally invasive
- Two small incisions therefore less scarring
- Less pain
- Quicker recovery
- Prevents life threatening twisting of the stomach
- Less expensive than treating GDV
- Patient can usually go home same day as the procedure
Call us today for more information on minimally invasive surgery for your pet!