Dr. Haroush doesn't only look after your pet as a professional, but he sees your pet as one of his own. With his extensive veterinary knowledge and fully-equipped hospital, he is able to give you peace of mind when it comes to your pet. The Animal Health Center really is the best place to take care of your pet's problems. I wouldn't go anywhere else. Unlike large veterinary hospitals that deal with a myriad of pets hastily, this private practice gives you reassurance that your pet will be taken care of exceptionally on an individual basis.
Minimally invasive surgery in pets helps to reduce the recovery time while causing less pain to your pet. Animal Health Center Upper West Side has been on forefront of how this type of procedure is used in veterinary medicine. Scarring and infection risks are lower, shorter stays in the hospital are common and the recovery time is much less than traditional surgery. This type of pet surgery continues to evolve and grow.
Imaging devices that can give vets and pet surgeons a views inside of a pets body are used in minimally invasive surgery. Using specialized equipment and a screen to monitor incisions and other areas allows the doctors to treat pets. Since the incisions are so small and targeted, it is referred to as minimally invasive.
rger screen and the incisions required for this type of surgery are less than 1 cm wide, hence the name “minimally invasive.”
Some types of minimally invasive surgery Animal Health Center Upper West Side specializes in:
Thoracoscopy is generally focused on the lung and chest cavity area. Biopsy and/or removal of excess fluid is one use. Getting rid of diseased lung tissue to reduce inflammation, infection, and disease is another.
Laparoscopy is one type of minimally invasive surgery for pets when there is an increased presence of cysts, adhesions, or or possible infection in certain organs.
Arthroscopy is an orthopedic surgical procedure. This type of minimally invasive surgery for pets is typically used to diagnose and treat joint abnormalities, damaged cartilage or tendons, inflamed tissue, bone, or cartilage and other ailments.
CRIF and MIPO
Closed Reduction Internal Fixation (CRIF) and Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPO) are typically surgeries that deal with fractures and fixing them in pets. Plates are put in place to help out a weaker bone.