fSession 3: Soft tissue surgery and critical care


Oral presentations given during the BSAVA Abstract sessions 24-26 May 2021. Comparison of open and closed orchidectomy in dogs: a retrospective study; Comparison of open and closed orchidectomy in dogs: a prospective study; Frontal sinus depth at fourteen locations in domestic short haired and domestic long haired cats assessed by computed tomography; Preventative pneumopexy in the management of concurrent right cranial and middle lung lobe torsion following right caudal lung lobectomy in a dog; Impact of oesophageal feeding tube placement on outcome in dogs undergoing cholecystectomy for gall bladder mucocoele; Short and long-term outcomes of polyethylene band attenuation of congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunts in dogs (2010-2020); Reconstruction of the rostral zygomatic arch using masseter fascia following inferior orbitectomy for the management of an oral squamous cell carcinoma; Split staphylectomy - a novel surgical technique to address the thickness of the soft palate in brachycephalic dogs; Subcutaneous vascular access port implantation in the axillary or femoral/external iliac vein at the time of full limb amputation for treatment of appendicular skeleton neoplasms; Successful management of a pharyngocutaneous fistula that developed following surgical repair of traumatic laryngeal avulsion in a dog; Assessment of hair cortisol concentration as a marker of chronic stress in dogs with congenital portosystemic shunts; The potential impact of an educational intervention tool on public perception of health problems in brachycephalic dog breeds; Factors associated with positive urine cultures in cats with subcutaneous ureteral bypass system (SUB) implantation; Use of the ‘functional evaluation of cardiac health’ (FETCH) questionnaire to determine quality of life before and after mitral valve repair surgery in dogs; The effect of syringe versus stylet collected blood during intravenous catheter placement on blood glucose, lactate, packed cell volume and total solids values in dogs; Comparison of sonographically-derived caudal vena cava parameters acquired in standing and lateral position in healthy awake cats – a pilot study; Medical and surgical management of suspected pancreatic abscessation in dogs: a retrospective study of 15 cases; The use of haemodialysis for the treatment of a life threatening phenobarbitone overdose.

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