TITLE

Surgical removal of an aural sarcoid in a donkey using ultrasonic shears

AUTHOR(S)
McCluskie, L. K.; Tremaine, W. H.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/2/2009, Vol. 164 Issue 18, p561
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study that described the clinical features of an aural sarcoid and its surgical removal using ultrasonic shears in a donkey. It found that high frequency ultrasound produces a thinner layer of charred tissue at the cut surface with less collateral thermal tissue damage. It also revealed that ultrasonic shears simultaneously cuts and coagulate supported and unsupported tissues in a single step.
ACCESSION #
40516187

 

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