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Videos

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    To watch the videos listed below, click either the image or the link on the right.

    Behavior Videos  |   Case Report Videos   |  Ear-Related Videos   |

    Laryngeal Paralysis Videos   |   Lithotripsy Videos   |   Surgery Videos   |   Video Tech Tips

    Behavior Videos

    Typical Head Shaker
    Associated article: Understanding Behavior—Head Shaking (Compendium Equine, November/December 2008)

    Photic Head Shaker
    Associated article: Understanding Behavior—Head Shaking (Compendium Equine, November/December 2008)

    Capturing Video
    Associated article: Inside Behavior: Using Capturing to Train Dogs (Veterinary Technician, May 2011)

    Shaping Video
    Associated article: Using Shaping to Train Dogs (Veterinary Technician, August 2011)

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    Case Report Videos

    Dog walking after reconstructive foot surgery
    Associated article: Case Report: Surgical Reconstruction of Canine Footpads Burned by Sodium Hypochlorite Drain Cleaner (Compendium, July 2011)

    Moving Cuterebra larva in the nasal mucosa of a puppy
    Associated article: Case Report: Endoscopic Removal of a Nasal Cuterebra Larva From a Puppy (Compendium, May 2011)

    Removal of Cuterebra larva from the nasal mucosa of a puppy
    Associated article: Case Report: Endoscopic Removal of a Nasal Cuterebra Larva From a Puppy (Compendium, May 2011)

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    Chronic Otitis Externa
    This video features Dr. Craig Griffin discussing the causes of chronic otitis externa in dogs and how to best diagnose the dermatologic disease.

    Basic ear anatomy videos

    Normal Canine Ear Canal
    Associated article: Applied Dermatology—Otitis: Anatomy Every Practitioner Should Know (Compendium, November 2009)

    Identifying the Tympanic Membrane
    Associated article: Applied Dermatology—Otitis: Anatomy Every Practitioner Should Know (Compendium, November 2009)

    Abnormal Canine Tympanic Membrane
    Associated article: Applied Dermatology—Otitis: Anatomy Every Practitioner Should Know (Compendium, November 2009)

    Bony Structures of the Feline Ear
    Associated article: Applied Dermatology—Otitis: Anatomy Every Practitioner Should Know (Compendium, November 2009)

    Clinical Demonstration of Ear Massage Point
    Associated article: Applied Dermatology—Otitis: Anatomy Every Practitioner Should Know (Compendium, November 2009)

    Canine otitis externa videos
    These videos show the process of flushing and removing exudate and debris from an ear affected by otitis externa.

    Managing Canine Otitis Externa: Otoscope Video 1
    Associated article: WWVC Update: Managing canine otitis externa (Veterinary Forum, February 2008)

    Managing Canine Otitis Externa: Otoscope Video 2
    Associated article: WWVC Update: Managing canine otitis externa (Veterinary Forum, February 2008)

    Managing Canine Otitis Externa: Otoscope Video 3
    Associated article: WWVC Update: Managing canine otitis externa (Veterinary Forum, February 2008)

    Managing Canine Otitis Externa: Otoscope Video 4
    Associated article: WWVC Update: Managing canine otitis externa (Veterinary Forum, February 2008)

    Managing Canine Otitis Externa: Otoscope Video 5
    Associated article: WWVC Update: Managing canine otitis externa (Veterinary Forum, February 2008)

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    Laryngeal Paralysis Videos

    Normal Arytenoid Abduction
    Associated article: Laryngeal Paralysis in Dogs (Compendium, May 2009)

    Paralyzed Larynx
    Associated article: Laryngeal Paralysis in Dogs (Compendium, May 2009)

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    Lithotripsy videos

    Laser Lithotripsy
    Associated article: New Alternatives for Minimally Invasive Management of Uroliths: Lower Urinary Tract Uroliths (Compendium, January 2013)

    Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: Cystine Nephrolith
    Associated article: New Alternatives for Minimally Invasive Management of Uroliths: Nephroliths (Compendium, February 2013)

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    Surgery Videos

    Prophylactic gastropexy videos

    Laparoscopic Gastropexy
    Associated article: Surgical Views — Laparoscopic-Assisted and Laparoscopic Prophylactic Gastropexy: Indications and Techniques (Compendium, February 2009)

    Laparoscopic Gastropexy: Incision
    Associated article: Surgical Views — Laparoscopic-Assisted and Laparoscopic Prophylactic Gastropexy: Indications and Techniques (Compendium, February 2009)

    Laparoscopic Gastropexy: Suturing
    Associated article: Surgical Views — Laparoscopic-Assisted and Laparoscopic Prophylactic Gastropexy: Indications and Techniques (Compendium, February 2009)

    Cryptorchidectomy videos

    Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Cryptorchidectomy: Determining Which Testis is Cryptorchid
    Associated article: Surgical Views — Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Cryptorchidectomy in Dogs and Cats (Compendium, June 2009)

    Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Cryptorchidectomy: Testis Removal in Totally Laparoscopic Cryptorchidectomy
    Associated article: Surgical Views — Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Cryptorchidectomy in Dogs and Cats (Compendium, June 2009)

    Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Cryptorchidectomy: Sealing the Vascular Pedicle
    Associated article: Surgical Views — Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Cryptorchidectomy in Dogs and Cats (Compendium, June 2009)

    Organ biopsy videos

    Laparoscopic Liver Biopsy with Cup Forceps
    Associated article: Surgical Views—Techniques for Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Biopsy of Abdominal Organs (Compendium, April 2009)

    Laparoscopic Liver Biopsy with Loop Ligature
    Associated article: Surgical Views—Techniques for Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Biopsy of Abdominal Organs (Compendium, April 2009)

    Laparoscopic Kidney Biopsy
    Associated article: Surgical Views—Techniques for Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Biopsy of Abdominal Organs (Compendium, April 2009)

    Pancreatic Biopsy
    Associated article: Surgical Views—Techniques for Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Biopsy of Abdominal Organs (Compendium, April 2009)

    Wound Retractor Placement
    Associated article: Surgical Views—Techniques for Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Biopsy of Abdominal Organs (Compendium, April 2009)

    Exteriorization of Intestinal Mass
    Associated article: Surgical Views—Techniques for Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Biopsy of Abdominal Organs (Compendium, April 2009)

    Ovariohysterectomy and ovariectomy videos

    Laparoscopic Clip Application
    Associated article: Surgical Views—Canine Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Ovariohysterectomy and Ovariectomy (Compendium, August 2008)

    Modified Sutureless Hasson Technique for Abdominal Access
    Associated article: Surgical Views—Canine Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Ovariohysterectomy and Ovariectomy (Compendium, August 2008)

    Technique for Laparoscopic OVE
    Associated article: Surgical Views—Canine Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Ovariohysterectomy and Ovariectomy (Compendium, August 2008)

    Use of a Bipolar Vessel Sealing Device
    Associated article: Surgical Views—Canine Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic-Assisted Ovariohysterectomy and Ovariectomy (Compendium, August 2008)

    Collagen injection video

    Treatment of Urethral Sphincter Mechanism Incompetence—Collagen
    Associated article: Surgical Views—Surgical Treatment of Urethral Sphincter Mechanism Incompetence in Female Dogs (Compendium, August 2009)

    Thoracoscopy videos

    30° Telescope
    Associated article: Surgical Views: Thoracoscopy: Basic Principles, Anesthetic Concerns, Instrumentation, and Thoracic Access (Compendium, January 2013)

    One-Lung Ventilation
    Associated article: Surgical Views: Thoracoscopy: Basic Principles, Anesthetic Concerns, Instrumentation, and Thoracic Access (Compendium, January 2013)

    Port Placement
    Associated article: Surgical Views: Thoracoscopy: Basic Principles, Anesthetic Concerns, Instrumentation, and Thoracic Access (Compendium, January 2013)

    Thoracoscopy: Common Techniques: Pericardectomy
    Associated article: Surgical Views: Thoracoscopy: Common Techniques in Small Animals (Compendium, February 2013)

    Thoracoscopy: Common Techniques: Subphrenic Pericardectomy
    Associated article: Surgical Views: Thoracoscopy: Common Techniques in Small Animals (Compendium, February 2013)

    Thoracoscopy: Common Techniques: Resection of a Primary Lung Tumor
    Associated article: Surgical Views: Thoracoscopy: Common Techniques in Small Animals (Compendium, February 2013)

    Thoracoscopy: Common Techniques: Use of a Specimen Retrieval Bag
    Associated article: Surgical Views: Thoracoscopy: Common Techniques in Small Animals (Compendium, February 2013)

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    Video Tech Tips

    Do you have a Video Tech Tip to share? E-mail us your proposed idea for approval at editor@vettechjournal.com. Contributors receive $100 per published Tip! Acceptable video formats include Flash, mp4, Quicktime, and some wmv files up to 720 pixels with an aspect ratio of 16:9 or 4:3 and an audio codec of MP3 or 4 or AAC.
     

    Blood Pressure Cuffs
    Use a simple, small file folder organizer to separate cuffs by size and keep Doppler blood pressure equipment neat and easily accessible.

    Chest Tube Aspiration
    This 30-second video clip shows a technician aspirating a chest tube during a procedure.

    Closed Urinary Collection System
    Using an empty IV fluid bag for a closed urinary collection system allows for easy monitoring of the amount of urine the animal is producing as well as visualization of the appearance of the urine.

    Dental Tips
    This video shows many small tips for use during dental cleanings to make the process easier and more client friendly.

    Disposable Mouth Gag
    This is a quick and easy way to make a mouth gag for passing orogastric tubes.

    E-Collar Attachment Alternative
    This new e-collar "tie" consists of strips of material cut off the bandanas used for boarding or bathed dogs.

    Keeping Reptiles Warm
    A latex exam glove filled with warm water can help keep cold-blooded patients warm for the ride home.

    Postoperative Monitoring Sheet
    Click here for a PDF of the handy postoperative monitoring sheet described in this video.

    Proper Avian Restraint
    A technician demonstrates how to properly restrain a large bird for a physical examination.

    Quick Set-up for ECG Monitoring
    See one clinic's efficient procedure for hooking patients up to ECG monitors.

    Tag Removal or Placement
    Use an ordinary office staple remover to help change tags.

    Utility Cart
    A garden utility cart becomes a multipurpose ICU tool.

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