Soft Tissue Surgery Overview | Veterinary Specialty Centre - St. John's NL

Soft Tissue Surgery Overview

Our board-certified surgeon offers a range of soft tissue surgical procedures such as:

Ear/Nose/Throat: Total ear canal ablation (TECA) and bulla osteotomy, brachycephalic airway syndrome, laryngeal paralysis, and tracheal collapse

Urogenital: Congenital/acquired urinary incontinence, prostatic disease, and bladder stone/mass removal

Oncological: Tumours (cancers) including mast cell, sarcomas, and oral

Gastrointestinal: Subtotal colectomy, colorectal, gastrointestinal biopsies, and mass/foreign body removal

Wound Management/Reconstruction: Local/distant skin flaps and extensive wound management

Liver/Gallbladder: Portosystemic shunts (abnormal blood vessels by-passing the liver) and mass removal

Cardiothoracic: Congenital cardiac defects, pericardiectomy, lung lobectomy, thymectomy, pyothorax, and chylothorax

Endocrine Surgery: Thyroidectomy and adrenalectomy

Hernia/Rupture Surgery: Perineal and diaphragmatic ruptures and pericardioperitoneal diaphragmatic herniation

Abdominal surgeries, if appropriate, may be treated with a minimally invasive approach.