Types of Orthopedic Surgery Available
Our team of veterinarians at Baseline Animal Hospital use advanced orthopedic surgery techniques that take care of most needs for dogs and cats. Advanced techniques include:
- Medial Patella Luxation (MPL)
- Fracture Repairs
- Femoral Head Osteotomy (FHO)
- Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)
- Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA)
- Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)
What Medical Conditions Can Orthopedic Surgery Correct?
When your animal companion needs orthopedic care, consider contacting Dr. Guirges to find out if orthopedic surgery is a treatment option. You might be surprised to learn about the many medical conditions that can be corrected or improved through this technologically-advanced treatment option. These include:
Certain Congenital Conditions
Congenital conditions entail any condition that your pet was born with. Oftentimes, congenital conditions aren’t evident until the animal grows into adulthood. It is then that the condition may cause serious lifestyle and health problems, such as digestive problems relating to spine malformation and more.
Hip dysplasia is a condition that is very common in certain breeds of dogs, including German Shepherds. Orthopedic surgery can correct this situation.
Fractures and Breaks
If your animal companion suffers any kind of fracture or break from an accident or other injury, it’s essential to get them to your veterinarian as soon as possible. The sooner that orthopedic surgery can be performed, the better the possible outcome.
Rupture of Ligaments
Rupture of ligaments can cause your furry loved one to become lame. When this type of injury occurs in both legs, the level of lameness can be devastating, impacting your pet’s emotional well-being and overall physical health. Fortunately, there are orthopedic surgery solutions that can correct the problem.
Types Soft Tissue Surgeries Available
Soft Tissue Surgery is a general term that includes most non-orthopedic surgeries. This includes conditions of the ear, nose and throat, as well as a number of surgeries such as oncological, gastrointestinal, cardiothoracic, skin reconstructive, and urogenital.
- Spay or Neuter
- Mass Removal
- Bladder Stone Removal
- Abscess Repair
- Hematoma Repair
- Laceration Repair
- Eye Lid Surgery including Entropion, Ectropion & Cherry Eye Repair
Choose Baseline Animal Hospital for Your Pet’s Surgery
Surgery can be a very stressful time for both you and your pet. We are committed to delivering an experience that is both compassionate and reassuring. Come to the Experienced Team of Baseline Animal Hospital. Our team of veterinarians can help with these problems and more. Talk to a team member at (909) 987-4788 for an appointment for your pet.