Comparison and description of transdiaphragmatic and abdominal minimally invasive cisterna chyli ablation in dogs.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To develop, describe, and compare transdiaphragmatic (TD) and abdominal minimally invasive approaches to cisterna chyli (CC) ablation. STUDY DESIGN Experimental study. ANIMALS Adult dogs (n = 18; weighing, 19.0 ± 0.9 kg). METHODS With dogs in sternal recumbency, laparoscopic camera and instrument portals were established entirely within the… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2011.00889.x

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