THORACOSCOPIC SURGERY


VRC’s team of veterinary specialists have performed thousands of procedures and offer a multitude of advanced procedures to enhance or save the life of your pet.
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THORACOSCOPIC SURGERY Services

Location

340 Lancaster Avenue, Malvern, PA
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Our Team

  • Kelsey Cappelle, VMD, Practice Limited to Surgery

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THORACOSCOPIC SURGERY

OVERVIEW

Here at VRC, our mission is to always provide the best, latest, and least invasive procedures to take care of your pet, no matter what may be ailing them. When it is necessary to inspect or operate upon something in your pet’s chest cavity, we use an advanced and minimally invasive surgical technique known as thoracoscopy. Using a small fiber optic camera or scope, our surgeons can inspect internal organs and tissues and even perform specific procedures with only a small incision in your pet’s skin. This not only reduces pain and trauma for your pet but also allows for faster post-operative recovery time and decreases the likelihood of infection or other risk factors. Your pet will be more comfortable with fewer pain medications, and thoracoscopic procedures can often be done on an outpatient basis or with just an overnight stay.

SPECIALTIES

The use of state-of-the-art thoracoscopic techniques allows us to perform a variety of minimally invasive investigative and surgical procedures in the chest cavity including:

  • Diagnose Inflammation, Infection, Fibrosis, and Cancer
  • Remove Lung Tumors
  • Obtain Biopsies
  • Pericardiectomy
  • Inspect the Lungs, Pleura, Or Mediastinum
  • Thoracic Exploratories
  • And More…

Please contact us for more details, and to find out how thoracoscopic surgery may benefit your pet. CONTACT US