Archive for 2017

10 articles in Archive
 
Anterior lens luxation (ALL) in dog can occur as a result of a primary inherited weakness in the attachments of the lens or as a secondary consequence of other intraocular disease (e.g. uveitis, hypermature cataract and glaucoma). …
The eruption of the secondary, or permanent, dentition occurs between 12 weeks and 28 weeks in dogs. Andrew Perry explores the development and eruption of the secondary, or permanent, teeth in dogs and treatment options for fractures in juvenile teeth.…
Locking Compression Plate (LCP) and the PAX Advanced Locking systems. Understanding the correct application of these plating systems allows the successful treatment of fractures that might otherwise have proved difficult or prone to failure.…
We have just begun the second ever year of our rotating internship programme. This offers interns a high level of exposure to referral level cases in internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics, ophthalmology and dental and maxillofacial surgery.…
Veterinary Referral newsletter covering interesting small animal referral cases and topics of interest to general veterinary practitioners. This newsletter also contains news from the Eastcott Referrals team including details of new referral disciplines such as Dermatology.…
Read Vet Referrals Spring 2017 Newsletter with veterinary articles, case histories, CPD news and up to date information about Eastcott Referrals.…
Under the guidance of our ophthalmologists Ida Gilbert and Mark Ames and our soft tissue surgeon Poppy Bristow, Intern Malwina Kowalska performed a retrospective study evaluation into the outcomes in over 150 phacoemulsification treatments for cataracts at Eastcott Referrals. She presented this to the BrAVO at BSAVA.…
Canine lung tumours are uncommon but are usually seen in older patients typically 9-12 years of age. They are usually malignant with the vast majority (97%) being carcinomas. We do very occasionally see benign masses (e.g. pulmonary lipoma) but these are considered very rare.…
A recent review of our cataract surgery patients found that approximately 50% of cases were diabetic dogs. Functional vision was achieved in over 95% of these cases, however some of our diabetic patients were not suitable for cataract surgery due to potentially avoidable lens rupture and retinal detachment. Vision can be saved in some cases of lens capsule rupture if surgery can be performed promptly.…
Vacancy to join our Veterinary Referral Team. We are looking to recruit two ECVS, RCVS or ACVS Diplomates or Board eligible residency trained candidates. We would be happy to consider applicants who wish to pursue roles in solely soft tissue or orthopaedics or candidates who would like to do both.…
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