Laparoscopic ovariohysterectomy in nine dogs.

  title={Laparoscopic ovariohysterectomy in nine dogs.},
  author={Brenda R Austin and Otto I. Lanz and Stephanie M Hamilton and Richard V. Broadstone and R. A. Martin},
  journal={Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association},
  volume={39 4},
Minimally invasive surgery has been found in humans to reduce pain, incidence of infections, and duration of hospitalization. Minimally invasive procedures are also being described in veterinary medicine. Laparoscopic ovariohysterectomy (OHE) was performed on nine, healthy, intact female dogs using a Harmonic scalpel. Creatine kinase values were determined… CONTINUE READING