We perform a wide range of surgery on the digestive tract including:-
Mandibulectomy and Maxillectomy- Dogs are able to cope very well with removal of parts of the lower and upper jaw. Often apparently inoperable tumours of the mouth can be removed allowing the patient a good quality of life after the treatment
Gastropexy- Large dogs can be prone to bloat. This is a life threatening condition where the stomach fills with air and twists. We perform gastropexy to prevent this condition aften at the time of neutering.
Y-U Pyloroplasty- The exit of a dogs stomach can rarely close off due to tissue thickening. This is a technique to open the exit up again.
Colectomy- This is removal of the colon (large intestine). Cats sometimes suffer from a condition called megacolon (where the colon becomes enlarged and faeces build up). This technique treats this problem.
Rectal Surgery- It is not uncommon for growths or tumours to develop in the rectum. We are able to remove many of these tumours and in many cases provide a cure for the patient.
Anal gland removal- We sometimes need to remove anal glands in instances where they become infected repeatedly, or a type of tumour develops.