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Veterinary Health Center

Small Animal Surgery Service


Surgery suiteThe Small Animal Surgery service operates from within a state-of-the-art surgical facility within the Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center consisting of four sterile surgical suites with accompanying anesthetic induction and recovery units. Surgical equipment is available to provide a complete range of surgical procedures on patients ranging in size from cats and Chihuahua's to Saint Bernards.

Orthopedic equipment includes complete equipment for:

  • Bone plating or pinning
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Total hip replacement
  • Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy
  • Triple pelvic osteotomy
  • Pelvic symphisyodesis

Complete equipment is also available for intervertebral disk rupture surgery and other neurologic surgeries.

On the General Surgery Service, equipment is available for a full range of thoracic and abdominal surgeries and includes a surgical laser and complete surgical stapling equipment.