Jack Storey

Jack – A Soft Tissue Surgery Case Study

Jack, a 10 year old Jack Russell Terrier had a large left-sided rib tumor (suspected to be an Osteosracoma or Chondrosarcoma.) This mass was invading into the chest/thoracic cavity and causing collapse of the left lung. He had fluid build up in the chest cavity (pleural effusion), causing him to have difficulty in breathing (dyspoenia) and cyanosis (insufficient oxygenation). Initial diagnostics were via CT Scanning of the Chest & Abdomen…

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Louie the Maltese Terrier – A Case Study

Louie was a tiny 1.6kg Maltese Terrier that was brought in to the Out of Hours clinic (transferred from a local clinic) after he was attacked by a fox. He was shaken and bitten several times around the chest & abdomen. Findings: Louie had collapsed and in shock after being attacked by a fox. He had laboured breathing and abdominal palpation not possible as he was showed to be in pain around thorax…

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Penny The Bouncy Boxer

Penny, the very bouncy Boxer was an overnight guest after having a severe ventricular episode at the end of October. Alex, one of radiology interns can be seen carrying out an ultrasound of her abdomen. His magic touch means that she is having this done fully conscious and without being held. Penny is now doing well and back home with her very relieved owner but the string vest is not a fashion…

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