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Soft tissue surgery

Section edited by Dr. Hayley Henderson

The soft tissue surgery section considers submissions demonstrating advances in soft tissue surgery, reconstructive surgery, and wound care and healing. This section also considers research describing the application of advanced surgical techniques and technologies in veterinary clinical practice, such as minimally invasive surgery. 

  1. Glycomer 631 and lactomer 9–1 are absorbable suture materials indicated for soft tissue approximation in non-infected wounds. Pigs are often used as surgical models in translational research; however, reports ...

    Authors: Tanja Plavec, Tanja Švara, Irena Zdovc, Mitja Gombač, Marija Damjanovska, Tatjana Stopar Pintarič, Erika Cvetko and Alenka Seliškar

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:87

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Intestinal ischemia-reperfusion (IR) is an important clinical occurrence seen in common diseases, such as gastric dilatation-volvulus in dogs or colic in horses. Limited data is available on the use of methyle...

    Authors: Juan Morgaz, Sergio Ventura, Pilar Muñoz-Rascón, Rocio Navarrete, José Pérez, María del Mar Granados, José Andrés Fernández-Sarmiento, Juan Manuel Domínguez, Verónica Molina, Rafael J. Gómez-Villamandos and Rafael Zafra

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:54

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Ectopic Cushing’s syndrome (ECS) associated with malignant tumors, such as small cell lung carcinoma, bronchial carcinoids, and pheochromocytoma, has been reported in human medicine. However, ECS related to ph...

    Authors: Sungin Lee, Aeri Lee, Suh-Hyun Chai, Seulji Lee, Oh-kyeong Kweon and Wan Hee Kim

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:35

    Content type: Case Report

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  4. Acute postsurgical pain is of great interest due to potential risk of becoming chronic if not treated properly, worsening patient's recovery and quality of life. Twenty-eight dogs with ruptured cruciate ligame...

    Authors: Larissa B Cardozo, Lourenço C Cotes, Marcia A P Kahvegian, Maria Fernanda CI Rizzo, Denise A Otsuki, Cassio RA Ferrigno and Denise T Fantoni

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:194

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Splenic abscess is a rare disease with only few reports in small-animal practice as well as in human medicine. It has been mostly reported in immunocompromised patients or following penetrating foreign bodies....

    Authors: Ahmed Abdellatif, Charlotte Günther, Christine Peppler and Martin Kramer

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:201

    Content type: Case report

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  6. Quadricuspid aortic valve (QAV) and ventricular septal defect (VSD) are congenital heart defects and have been described in both human and veterinary medical literature.

    Authors: Katarzyna M Michlik, Anna K Biazik, Radomir Z Henklewski, Marta A Szmigielska, Józef M Nicpoń and Urszula Pasławska

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:142

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Hepatic lipidosis or fatty liver disease is a major metabolic disorder of high-producing dairy cows that compromises animal performance and, hence, causes heavy economic losses worldwide. This syndrome, occurr...

    Authors: Sandro Imhasly, Hanspeter Naegeli, Sven Baumann, Martin von Bergen, Andreas Luch, Harald Jungnickel, Sarah Potratz and Christian Gerspach

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:122

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Canine gastroesophageal intussusception (GEI) is a rare and potentially fatal disease usually affecting puppies or young dogs < 3 months of age and of medium to large breeds. Surgical intervention has been adv...

    Authors: Sarina Shibly, Sandy Karl, Katharina M Hittmair and Reinhard A Hirt

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:109

    Content type: Case report

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  9. Sinusitis is a common disease in the horse. In human medicine it is described, that obstruction of the sinonasal communication plays a major role in the development of sinusitis. To get spatial sense of the eq...

    Authors: Markus Brinkschulte, Astrid Bienert-Zeit, Matthias Lüpke, Maren Hellige, Bernhard Ohnesorge and Carsten Staszyk

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:72

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) in dogs is a rare disease with only few reports in the literature. This report aims to contribute to the current literature on suitable diagnostic methods for TEF and to provide...

    Authors: Pia S Kaminen, Sanna J Viitanen, Anu K Lappalainen, Anja Kipar, Minna M Rajamäki and Outi M Laitinen-Vapaavuori

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:16

    Content type: Case report

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  11. One of the most common diseases in intact bitches is pyometra– a potentially life-threatening disease associated with a variety of clinical and laboratory findings. The aims of the present study were to descri...

    Authors: Supranee Jitpean, Bodil Ström-Holst, Ulf Emanuelson, Odd V Höglund, Ann Pettersson, Caroline Alneryd-Bull and Ragnvi Hagman

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2014 10:6

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Equine incisors are subjected to continuous occlusal wear causing multiple, age related changes of the extragingival crown. It is assumed that the occlusal wear is compensated by continued tooth elongation at ...

    Authors: Patricia Schrock, Matthias Lüpke, Hermann Seifert and Carsten Staszyk

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:249

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Surgical site infections (SSIs) are a recognized risk of any surgical procedure in veterinary medicine. One of the keys to prevention of SSIs is reducing exposure of the surgical site to endogenous and exogeno...

    Authors: Maureen E C Anderson, Brittany A Foster and J Scott Weese

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:194

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  14. A scale validated in one language is not automatically valid in another language or culture. The purpose of this study was to validate the English version of the UNESP-Botucatu multidimensional composite pain ...

    Authors: Juliana T Brondani, Khursheed R Mama, Stelio P L Luna, Bonnie D Wright, Sirirat Niyom, Jennifer Ambrosio, Pamela R Vogel and Carlos R Padovani

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:143

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The use of ultrasound in veterinary medicine is widespread as a diagnostic supplement in the clinical routine of small animals, but there are few reports in wild animals. The objective of this study was to des...

    Authors: Rejane G Ribeiro, Ana Paula A Costa, Nathália Bragato, Angela M Fonseca, Juan CM Duque, Tales D Prado, Andrea CR Silva and Naida C Borges

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:124

    Content type: Research article

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