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Veterinary Health Center

Small Animal Surgery Service

Facilities

Surgery suiteThe 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.