Pre- and immediately post-operative images of a very severe cleft palate.
A standard unilateral reflection technique with preserved dorsal palatine artery would have been insufficient to close the deficit, and a bilateral sliding procedure would also have fallen short of creating closure.
Therefore, reflective flaps were created bilaterally and sutured in the midline.
If anybody can fix this dog Penmellyn vets can. Always excellent!
Thank you for so many kind messages following our #RichHousePoorHouse episode last night
The image shows a post operative TECA LBO in a cat
The day after bilateral pelvic fixation (sacroiliac lag screw/washers), Lola is up and about