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Journal February 2013 (Vol 35, No 2)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Surgical Views: Thoracoscopy: Common Techniques in Small Animals by Philipp Mayhew , BVM&S, MRCVS, DACVS

1. Subphrenic pericardectomy is the treatment of choice for which of these conditions?
2. Potential complications associated with thoracoscopic subphrenic pericardectomy include
3. Which of the following is not an indication for lung lobectomy?
4. In a dog weighing <15 kg, thoracoscopic lung lobectomy can be performed to remove masses up to _______ cm in diameter.
5. When performing a thoracoscopic lung biopsy, positioning a patient in dorsal recumbency can offer what advantage?
6. Postoperative complications associated with thoracoscopic lung lobectomy include
7. For thoracoscopic thoracic duct ligation, patient positioning options include _______ recumbency.
8. When performing thoracoscopic thoracic duct ligation, what is the advantage of injecting diluted methylene blue dye into a mesenteric lymph node?
9. Persistent chylous effusion after thoracic duct ligation in combination with pericardectomy has been reported to occur in up to _______ of patients when either open or minimally invasive approaches are used.
10. Cranial mediastinal masses in dogs are most frequently diagnosed as
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