The correction of the fetus to a deliverable state is termed:
The surgical cut made at the vulva to aid a difficult delivery and prevent rupture of tissues is termed:
Between a C-section and a fetotomy, which procedure has less of an impact on future fertility and milk production?
Between a C-section and a fetotomy, which one is typically more expensive and more traumatic?
T/F: Fetotomy is considered a last resort procedure
Identify this instrument:
What is the most common type of fetotomy?
What is being shown in this image?
What are the two methods for amputation of the forelimbs in a full fetotomy?
subcutaneous and percutaneous
Bilateral hip flexion with a posterior presentation is known as a:
This is likely the most difficult dystocia you'll approach
90% of cesarean sections are due to 1 of 5 reasons. What are those 5 reasons?
- Fetal oversize
- Incomplete cervical dilation
- Irreducible uterine torsion
- Fetal deformity
- Errors of fetal presentation, position, or posture
In a ventral midline cesarean section, describe the incision into the uterus:
Incise the great curvature of the uterus and cut from the calf's toes to the tip of the calf's hock
What is the most common surgical approach for cesarean section in the cow?
When performing a standing flank approach for cesarean section in the cow, which side is more commonly used?
The rumen helps keep everything in place. If you perform a right flank, there is a possibility that the large intestines could come out with the uterus
What is the most common suture pattern used in bovines to close the uterus?