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 (K-State VHC) consisting of 4 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, and
- 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.