Surgery

Gastrotomy

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 gastrotomy, as well as endoscopic removal of a gastric foreign body. He will discuss:

  • Clinical signs of gastric foreign bodies
  • Potentially life-threatening gastric foreign bodies, including:
    Expansile foreign bodies
    Post – 1982 pennies
    Multiple magnets
    Teriyaki sticks
  • Imaging of gastric foreign bodies
  • Results of endoscopy for gastric foreign bodies
  • Gastrotomy: needles, suture material, antibiotics, suture patterns
  • Post-operative feeding

(Surgical video included.)

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