Surgery

Cervical abscesses: Exploration and closed suction drainage

This Course Is Approved for 0.5 CE Credits     |     John Berg, DVM, MS, DACVS

In this course, John Berg, DVM, MS, DACVS, will discuss and demonstrate cervical abscess exploration and drainage. He will discuss:
  • Cause of cervical abscesses
  • Rule outs and workup for dogs with cervical swelling
  • Passive vs active (closed suction) drains
  • Chinese finger trap stitch for securing drains
  • Aftercare and prognosis
(Surgical video included.)

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