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
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.
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.
This six-year-old warmblood had a one-month history of left front (LF) lameness that improved with an abaxial sesamoid nerve block. The lameness appeared to resolve after 2-3 weeks of rest but then recurred when the… Read More
Herman, a 16-1/2-year old dachshund, presented to Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University by his owner Susan Buttrick when he was not able to move his hind legs.… Read More
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 reveal the presence of an osteosarcoma of the… Read More