Small Animal Surgery Service
The Small Animal Surgery service operates from within a state-of-the-art surgical facility within the Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center consisting of four sterile surgical suites with accompanying anesthetic induction and recovery units. Surgical equipment is available to provide a complete range of surgical procedures on patients ranging in size from cats and Chihuahua's to Saint Bernards.
Orthopedic equipment includes complete equipment for:
- Bone plating or pinning
- Arthroscopic surgery
- Total hip replacement
- Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy
- Triple pelvic osteotomy
- Pelvic symphisyodesis
Complete equipment is also available for intervertebral disk rupture surgery and other neurologic surgeries.
On the General Surgery Service, equipment is available for a full range of thoracic and abdominal surgeries and includes a surgical laser and complete surgical stapling equipment.