Hemipelvectomy in dogs and cats: technique overview, variations, and description.

  title={Hemipelvectomy in dogs and cats: technique overview, variations, and description.},
  author={Alon Kramer and Peter John Walsh and Bernard S{\'e}guin},
  journal={Veterinary surgery : VS},
  volume={37 5},
OBJECTIVE To review and describe the surgical procedure of hemipelvectomy in dogs and cats. STUDY DESIGN Descriptive report. ANIMALS Dogs and cats. METHODS Anatomic surgical technique description and PubMed literature search. RESULTS Hemipelvectomy is an involved, aggressive surgical procedure that must be tailored to each specific clinical case. Thorough preoperative assessment and planning, as well as considerations for closure options are critical for a successful outcome. Although… CONTINUE READING

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