Duration, complications, stress, and pain of open ovariohysterectomy versus a simple method of laparoscopic-assisted ovariohysterectomy in dogs.

@article{Devitt2005DurationCS,
  title={Duration, complications, stress, and pain of open ovariohysterectomy versus a simple method of laparoscopic-assisted ovariohysterectomy in dogs.},
  author={Chad M Devitt and R. Cox and Jim J Hailey},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={227 6},
  pages={
          921-7
        }
}
  • Chad M Devitt, R. Cox, Jim J Hailey
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • OBJECTIVE To describe a simple method of laparoscopic-assisted ovariohysterectomy (LAOHE) and compare duration of surgery, complications, measures of surgical stress, and postoperative pain with open ovariohysterectomy (OHE) in dogs. DESIGN Randomized, prospective clinical trial. ANIMALS 20 healthy sexually intact female dogs weighing >10 kg (22 lb). PROCEDURES Dogs were randomly allocated to receive conventional OHE or LAOHE. Intraoperative complications, anesthetic complications, total… CONTINUE READING
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