Exploratory Celiotomy

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An exploratory celiotomy is a commonly performed veterinary procedure that focuses on diagnosing and planning treatment for the patient. This procedure requires sufficient opening and closing methods and if not performed correctly, may lead to abdominal wall fission, bleeding, and damage to the organs within the abdominal cavity. This lecture will teach correct methods of opening and closing to prevent side effects of exploratory celiotomy.


Dr. Hun-young Yoon

A professor of surgery in the veterinary medicine department at Konkuk University
Chairman of General Surgery at The Korean Society of Veterinary Surgery
Researcher at Institute of Veterinary Science in Konkuk University, Konkuk Biotech, Regenix Institute
A chief surgeon at Han River Animal Hospital, Woosung Animal Hospital, and Busan Medical Center
Researcher at Department of Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery,
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri
Ph.D., College of Veterinary Medicine, Konkuk University
Full-time veterinarian in veterinary clinic at Konkuk University
Co-author of Fundamentals of Small Animal Surgery 2011

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