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Journal: Veterinary surgery : VS


To investigate the frequency, source, and risk factors of intraoperative (IO) surgeon and patient bacterial contamination during clean orthopedic surgeries, and to investigate the relationship between IO contamination and surgical site infection (SSI) in dogs.

Concepts: Hospital, Surgery, Physician, Orthopedic surgery, Antiseptic, Surgeon, Reconstructive surgery, American College of Surgeons


To evaluate degree length change of lateral surgical margins at various stages of processing for histological examination and quantify the length change between grossly normal surgical margins (GNSM) and pathologist-reported histologic tumor-free margin (HTFM) in widely resected feline injection site sarcoma (FISS) specimens.

Concepts: Medicine, Cancer, Biology, Surgery, Anatomical pathology, Histology, Change, Safe injection site


To determine the feasibility and agreement of margin assessment by imprint cytology, shaved margin histopathology, and radial section histopathology in canine cutaneous and subcutaneous mast cell tumors (MCT) and soft tissue sarcomas (STS).

Concepts: Cancer, Soft tissue sarcoma, Cell biology, Anatomical pathology, Mast cell, Tissues, Soft tissue


To describe the surgical technique and report the short-term results after removal of tibial tuberosity advancement (TTA) cages in dogs with surgical site infections (SSI).


To determine the effects of water temperature and cure time on cast strength.


To determine whether a cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) would reduce gastric ulceration and gastrointestinal (GI) inflammation compared with a non-COX selective NSAID.


To describe a novel vertebral body stabilization and report its outcome in dogs with thoracic kyphosis and secondary myelopathy.


To describe normal antebrachiocarpal joint kinematic motion during axial loading and to describe the effect of palmar radiocarpal ligament (PRL) and palmar ulnocarpal ligament (PUL) transection on this motion.


To test the feasibility and safety of an arthroscopic imbrication of the medial glenohumeral ligament (MGHL) and the subscapularis tendon with knotless anchors in dogs.


To determine the incidence, outcome, and risk factors for postattenuation neurological signs (PANS) and seizures after attenuation of single congenital portosystemic shunts (CPSS) in dogs.