It also seals off nerve endings so your pet will be more comfortable after the procedure. The laser also kills bacteria in its path which reduces the risk of postoperative infections.
Board Certified Surgeon
Dr. Boysen has 80 hours of advanced continuing education from Ohio State University in the field of orthopedic surgery. We have an inventory of orthopedic equipment to meet the needs of an extensive size range of pets.
For more complicated surgical cases, Dr. Calvin Kobluk is available for surgery at our hospital. He is a board certified surgeon and a member of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Dr. Kobluk has extensive experience in orthopedics and is certified to perform the Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO), a procedure necessary for repairing the common cruciate injury in the dog knee.
With the aid of an electronic monitoring system, we carefully track your pet's heart rate, ECG, respiration rate, blood pressure, oxygenation, end tidal C02, and body temperature.
Certified Veterinary Technicians provide thorough monitoring of your pet's vital signs during an anesthetic event.
Both Dr. Boysen and Dr. Pietig are experienced in small animal surgery, from spays, neuters, and mass removals, to cystotomies, abdominal exploratories, and cesarean sections.
Laser surgery can perform a wide variety of surgical procedures. As the laser cuts it seals off blood vessels, which greatly reduces bleeding during surgery.