Why Endoscopic/Laparoscopic Procedures are Better Medicine and Better Practice

Dr. Jim Houchens of Arvada Veterinary Hospital and a variety of veterinary professionals explain the benefits of endoscopic/laparoscopic procedures for animals and their owners.


 

Laparoscopic Spay Procedure — Guest Lab at Tuskegee University (Dr. Raymond Cox)

In this video, Dr. Raymond Cox of Deer Creek Animal Hospital (Littleton, CO) and the Center for the Advancement of Rigid Endoscopy (CARE; Littleton, CO) demonstrates a lap-assisted spay for veterinary students at Tuskegee University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health (50 min, 5 sec).


 

Comparing Laparoscopic to Open Spay Procedure

This video shows what the inside of a dog looks like after a ‘traditional spay’ compared to a laparoscopic ovariectomy. The differences are profound, as are the benefits of minimally invasive surgery for pets.

Laparoscopic Assisted Bilateral Cryptorchidectomy with Abdominal Mini-Exploratory

Performed by Dr. Ray Cox of Deer Creek Animal Hospital in Littleton, CO, using Biovision’s EndoDiagnostic + Surgical Suite (EDSS)


 

One Port Lap-Assisted Cryptorchid Surgery

Demonstration of a single port lap-assisted cryptorchid surgery performed using Biovision’s EndoDiagnostic + Surgical Suite (EDSS). This procedure simplifies the removal of a retained testicle, causes less surgical trauma, and is less painful to the patient thus allowing quicker recovery.

One Port Lap-Assisted Cystotomy with Cystoscopy

Watch as Dr. Dan Brod of Deer Creek Animal Hospital in Littleton, CO, uses Biovision’s EndoDiagnostic + Surgical Suite (EDSS) to perform a cystotomy with cystoscopy procedure.

One Port Laparoscopic Liver Biopsy

Demonstration of a single port laparoscopic liver biopsy using Biovision’s EndoDiagnostic + Surgical Suite (EDSS). This procedure is extremely efficient and provides excellent visualization with superior sample integrity.


 

One Port Lap-Assisted Ovariohysterectomy (OHE)

Demonstration of a single port lap-assisted ovariohysterectomy (OHE) performed with Biovision’s EndoDiagnostic + Surgical Suite (EDSS). This procedure provides excellent visualization and is up to 65% less painful for the patient, providing increased client value.

One Port Prophylactic Gastropexy

Demonstration of a canine prophylactic gastropexy utilizing a single port and Biovision’s EndoDiagnostic + Surgical Suite (EDSS) to decrease operating room time, reduce surgical trauma to the patient, and increase client value.

Rodent Laparoscopic Liver and Spleen Biopsies and Colonoscopy

Demonstration of single port rodent laparoscopic liver and spleen biopsies and colonoscopy performed with Biovision’s LabDiagnostic + Surgical Suite (a pre-2016 equipment suite consisting of Biovision’s EndoDiagnostic+Surgical Suite and assorted optional equipment specifically suited to animal science). Procedure performed by Biovision partner, Veterinary Bioscience Institute.


 

Incorporating Video Otoscopy Successfully

Video otoscopy has a short learning curve and provides a quick return on investment. Dr. Ray Cox of Deer Creek Animal Hospital in LIttleton, CO (dcah.com) explains step-by-step how to incorporate video otoscopy into your practice successfully.