Thoracoscopic visualization and ligation of the thoracic duct in dogs.

@article{Radlinsky2002ThoracoscopicVA,
  title={Thoracoscopic visualization and ligation of the thoracic duct in dogs.},
  author={Mary Ann G Radlinsky and Diane E Mason and David S. Biller and Dennis Olsen},
  journal={Veterinary surgery : VS},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={138-46}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop a technique for thoracoscopic visualization and ligation of the thoracic duct in dogs. STUDY DESIGN In vivo experimental study. ANIMALS Five mature, healthy dogs. METHODS Dogs were normal based on physical examination, negative occult heartworm test, normal complete blood count and biochemical profile, and normal thoracic radiographs. The dogs were anesthetized, and a ventral midline laparotomy was performed for catheterization of a mesenteric lymphatic… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

Recent advances in soft tissue minimally invasive surgery.

The Journal of small animal practice • 2014
View 3 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…