Gastric Dilatation

This Course Is Approved for .5 CE Credits     |     John Berg, DVM, MS, DACVS

In this course, John Berg, DVM, MS, DACVS, will discuss treatment of Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV), which is a rapidly progressive life-threatening condition of dogs. The course will cover:

  • Risk factors 
  • Management practices
  • Signs of GVD
  • Methods for gastric decompression
  • Surgery
  • Recognizing the direction of the volvulus
  • Indications for splenectomy
  • Gastric Necrosis Options
  • After care and mortality rate

(Surgical video included.)

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