Laparoscopic and laparoscopic-assisted cryptorchidectomy in dogs and cats

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Abstract

There are many applications for laparoscopy in small animal surgery. A relatively simple one is abdominal cryptorchid castration. Laparoscopic examination of the peritoneal cavity can both aid in the diagnosis of abdominal cryptorchidism and allow treatment using either a totally laparoscopic or a laparoscopic-assisted technique. Minimally invasive cryptorchid castration obviates the need for "open" celiotomy and may thereby reduce postoperative discomfort and wound-related complications in these patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)274-281
Number of pages8
JournalCompendium: Continuing Education For Veterinarians
Volume31
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2009
Externally publishedYes

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Laparoscopic and laparoscopic-assisted cryptorchidectomy in dogs and cats. / Mayhew, Philipp.

In: Compendium: Continuing Education For Veterinarians, Vol. 31, No. 6, 06.2009, p. 274-281.

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