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Ever Wonder: How Does Anesthesia Work?

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

There’s local and general—and they work very differently The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the curious about all manner of topics—from how we forget to what are… Read More

At Your Service: Anesthesia Team

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Often times, pet owners are concerned about sedating their four legged companions. The delivery of anesthesia and pain management is an integral component of the expert care that Foster Hospital offers patients undergoing surgery or other medical procedures. Foster Hospital’s Anesthesia Service offers five board- certified anesthesiologists that are here as a resource for your team on specific questions and procedures involving anesthesia.

Treatment and Monitoring of Sammy’s Chronic Diarrhea and Lethargy

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Sammy, an eight- month -old, Chihuahua, presented to Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for an endoscopy and gastrointestinal biopsy due to chronic diarrhea and lethargy. Lab work revealed ongoing blood loss was an issue. Sammy was referred to the Anesthesia Service for treatment and monitoring. Sammy’s very small size made his treatment plan complicated as determining the precise amount of medication was vital to assure a successful outcome.

What should I know about general anesthesia in my pet?

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

General anesthesia means that your pet will be given a combination of medications that reduce pain and anxiety, followed by drugs that cause unconsciousness. Learn about anesthesia in your pet here.

Ultrasound Clinical Case Study

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

This six-year-old warmblood had a one-month history of left front (LF) lameness that improved with an abaxial sesamoid nerve block. He was then referred to Tufts Hospital for Large Animals for further work-up and imaging.

Pets and Anesthesia

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Tufts veterinarians offer advice for navigating the procedure, whether the case is risky or routine

Sleep Tight

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

What you’ll want to know about anesthesia, whether your pet’s procedure is risky or routine

Clinical Case Challenge: Anesthesia and Pain (Dog)

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Anesthesia and Pain Case Challenge History: An 8-year-old, 30 kg, mixed-breed dog presents with recent onset of left hind leg lameness.  Radiographs and subsequent biopsy revealed the presence of an osteosarcoma of the distal femur. The… Read More