We now offer two types of minimally invasive surgical techniques

The Surgery Service at the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is now offering two types of minimally invasive surgical techniques:

Laparoscopic techniques:

  • Ovariectomy
  • ovariohysterectomyStone grasping
  • cryptorchidectomy
  • gastropexy
  • exploratory enterotomy/enterectomy
  •  cystoscopy/cystotomy
  •  adrenalectomy
  •  nephrectomy
  • cholecystectomy/liver biopsy

Video-assisted thoracic surgery:

  • lung lobectomyIntrahepatic Shunt Coil Embolization
  • pericardectomy
  • lymph node and pleural biopsy
  • thymectomy
  • pyothorax
  • pneumothorax

For more information, please visit our Surgery Service.

Microwave ablation

In addition, Drs. Beau Toskich, Sarah Boston and Brad Case are currently collaborating on the use of microwave ablation for metastatic tumors and embolization of arteriovenous malformations.


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