And we are back! We discuss c chronic otitis externa in the cat thanks to a great article in JFMS and have a great interview with Dr. Ameet Singh about why checklists are so important in human and veterinary surgery. So excited that we are on a roll again
Published 07/11/21
Published 07/11/21
We are back with a great interview with Dr. Karen Perry from Michigan State University, discussing everything you always wanted to know about patella luxations in dogs and cats. I also discuss a great article about gorilla glue and what happens when a dog (cats would never do that!) eats it. Last but not least, some news about cannabis usage and fat pet risks.
Published 04/05/21
In this exciting podcast, we speak with Dr. Nick Bacon from the UK about the efficiency of CTs in diagnosing soft tissue sarcoma metastasis. Nick explains to us that it is not always useful to do a CT and tells us when we should and should not spend our money on CTs. We also discuss a UK article about uroabdomen in cats and we have a magic pen that can differentiate between tumor and normal tissue in surgery.
Published 01/30/21
In this episode, we have an extra-long interview with Dr. Peter Lotsikas from Skylos Sports Medicine. We discuss his latest publication about the combination of total hip replacement and amputation in dogs. Peter has a fascinating story about his surgery background and the article. He explains that THR has become very advanced and that dogs with amputation do really well with a THR if needed. We end the podcast with a neighboring article from the same journal, where a new technique for...
Published 12/22/20
The amazing Dr. Laura Selmic is joining me this week and we have an extra-long interview. I first discuss chronic constipation in the cat and doing a subtotal vs a total colectomy. Laura and I the talk about her career, statistics in general, and a study she performed looking at splenic HSA in small breed dogs in comparison to large breeds. Definitely a great episode.
Published 11/08/20
In this week's episode, we discuss a new guidelines booklet that was published by AAHA, have a great interview with the famous dr. Bill Culp from UCDavis and for the first time ever we will discuss an article with one of the co-authors. Everything you always wanted to know about vulvavaginectomies.
Published 10/10/20
This week's podcast we talk about a new study that looks at the relation between the age of the animal and spaying/castrating and the incidence of joint diseases and cancer formation. We have a great interview with Dr. Brandan Wustefeld Janssens about surgical oncology and his new podcast. We end with 2 nature discussions about how reading articles is becoming quite a task and why you should read one article a day to keep the doctor away.
Published 09/30/20
After being away for a while, we are back with a vengeance. We discuss a cool recent article in JAVMA about bone infarcts, have a great double interview with dr. Karen Perry and dr. Susan Little about orthopedics and discuss how to remove a thyroid gland in a cat. So happy to be back!
Published 09/13/20
What do MCT and Choleliths have in common: very little, except for the fact that two publications just came out about them. This episode will review two articles and give you the why and so what? SQ mast cell tumors behave differently from cutaneous ones and choleliths are commonly found in dogs with no clinical signs. what to do with them? The podcast will explain.
Published 07/19/20
This is the first podcast in hopefully many that will describe our basic surgery book, the Cutting Edge, Basic Veterinary Surgery Techniques, edited by Dr. Gert ter Haar and myself. At first, we acknowledge all the current and previous authors and then we discuss the first chapter that talks about general nomenclature and surgical principles. it is a new experiment and we are super excited, see also our blog at www.globalveterinarysurgery.net
Published 06/15/20
This time we talk to the amazing Julies Liptak, a famous cancer surgeon in Ottawa Canada, introduce the cutting edge, a new version of a basic surgery book, talk covid (what else?) because another cat article has come out and discuss actinomyces infections and cover 2 ortho articles, one in people and one in cats.
Published 05/23/20
The new Vet Surg Podcast is out and has a great interview with Dr. Karen Perry, we discuss taking a pancreatic biopsy, what to do and what not, en we focus on some orthopedic stuff with an interesting article about medial pantarsal arthrodesis. Have fun!
Published 05/02/20
Today features Dr. Wijit an amazing surgeon from Thailand. He tells us how surgical practice works in one of the biggest universities there and what he likes to do most. We also discuss new regulations in China that recognize dogs and cats as companion animals, one of the easier reconstruction techniques called a V-Y plasty and we discuss a cool paper about radiating soft tissue sarcomas.
Published 04/12/20
So excited to have Stefanos Kladakis as our special guest this week, Stefanos is a surgeon from Greece and has a position in the army taking care of all the military dogs. we discuss the latest COVID news, have a nice case of a lame cat with arthritis, look up some surgical words and last but not least discuss an article about neurologic signs after portosystemic shunt closure. 30 minutes of pure veterinary surgery pleasure!
Published 04/08/20
This week we discuss the cat with a possible corona infection and we host Dr. Alasdair Hotston Moore on the podcast. Alasdair moved from the UK to Shanghai, and works in a big referral practice. Alasdair talks about doing surgery in China, his favorite surgery of all times and how Covid has affected us and them. I give another recon tip and we discuss an article about insulinomas. Join me for a great episode.
Published 03/30/20
The fifth episode of the veterinary surgery podcast is full of information about COVID-19 and how you can respond to the crisis. We will review tension relieving techniques in skin surgery and have an interview with a Swedish surgeon that loves orthopedics! Did you know that most third eyelid neoplasms are adenocarcinomas? That was the answer to WiYD last week and we end the show with some wise words about the need for telemedicine!
Published 03/21/20
This episode we have a great interview with Dr. Susan Little, a famous cat vet that does not like surgery at all. The only surgeries that she does are chest tube placement and the occasional exploratory. We review a recent article about hormone-producing thyroid tumors in dogs and talk about wound healing and two upcoming events one in cancer and one in wound healing. Last but not least, we type in the word Kocher and guess what we found? Do you know what Dr. Kocher is really famous for?
Published 02/24/20
This is podcast number 3 with a great interview with dr. Joe Kinnarney, a general practitioner from North Carolina who does a lot of surgery himself but also owned a dog that won the Westminster Dog Show best of show in 1995. Joe also was AVMA president and now is the president of the AVMA Foundation. We discuss his favorite surgery and the backstage hustle and bustle of a big show. Dr. Jolle dives into the latest news about a virus that causes cat cancer and a new technique to remove...
Published 02/14/20
Yay, the first Vet Surg Podcast is really live now. In this episode, we have a surprise interview with dr. Sarah Boston from Canada who is battling a snowstorm while we speak. I also do a live Google search and come up with an amazing hit and we discuss the upcoming VSSo congress that you can NOT miss! Anything goes in this surgery podcast. Subscribe now!!
Published 02/02/20
This is the first of many podcasts about veterinary surgery hosted by Dr. Jolle Kirpensteijn, famous surgeon and storyteller. Jolle will explain what his plans are with this podcast and share some of the upcoming topics. If you are interested in surgery, this is the podcast to follow!
Published 01/27/20