Case Studies: Cancer & Wound Management – Thoracic masses

Thoracotomy for mass removal

A dog presented with coughing and the referring vet had identified a large solitary soft tissue mass in one of his lungs. We arranged for a skilled ultrasonographer at a neighbouring practice to perform an ultrasound guided biopsy.   We then performed a thoracotomy, separating the ribs over the mass so that it could be gently isolated and removed...

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