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Cardiothoracic surgery

The Soft Tissue Surgery Service is responsible for operating on animals with diseases affecting the thoracic cavity. This covers a wide variety of problems including congenital and acquired conditions of the cardiovascular system, lungs, and chest cavity, as well as the esophagus.

Some specific surgical conditions include:

  • Patent ductus atreriosus (PDA)
  • Persistent right aortic arch (PRAA) division
  • Lung lobectomy
  • Pericardiectomy
Surgical correction of a double aortic arch
Surgical correction of a double aortic arch, a rare congenital condition.

 

surgical correction of a patent ductus arteriosus
Surgical correction of a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA).