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Title: Surgical Management of Limb Amputation of a kitten: A Case Report
Authors: Samanta, Partha
Keywords: Amputation, cat, limb, surgery.
Issue Date: Nov-2021
Publisher: Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Chattogram-4225, Bangladesh
Abstract: The study was designed to develop a concept on complete surgical technique of limb amputation surgery of cat (kitten) including preoperative and postoperative management. A kitten was rescued by an organization in injured condition caused by automobile accident. The right hind limb of that kitten was fractured and affected by gangrene. To save its life the veterinarian had no option without limb amputation surgery. The entire surgical procedure was performed according to standard surgery guidelines. After surgery, the kitten continued to ambulate on 3 limbs without any complications. 45 days after surgery the kitten abled to use 3 limbs for weight bearing. Partial amputation of the it’s right hindlimb turned into excellent limb function and use. The strategy described in this report made it possible to save an injured cat from severe pain and ultimately save his life.
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