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Alternative Approach to the Caudal Abdomen in Male Dogs
The standard surgical approach to the caudal abdomen in male dogs involves extensive subcutaneous dissection, severance of preputial muscles, and ligation of the branches of the caudal superficial epigastric vessel. The objective of this study was to describe an alternative approach.
Reports of community-associated Clostridium difficile infections (CA-CDIs) in humans have been on the rise. This study assessed the risk for C difficile transmission from human patients with CDI to their household contacts, both humans and pets.
Clipper Blade Disinfection
Clipper blades have been implicated as a potential source of bacteria associated with wound and surgical site infections. In this prospective study, 5 disinfection techniques were evaluated for efficacy in controlling the number of bacterial pathogens found on clipper blades.
Collaborative Care for Congestive Heart Failure
Read the results of a study that assessed outcomes when small-breed dogs with congestive heart failure (CHF) secondary to myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) received collaborative care from a primary care veterinarian (pcDVM) and a board-certified veterinary cardiologist versus care from the primary care veterinarian alone.