Flashcards in Celiotomy Deck (27):
surgical incision into the abdominal cavity
flank approach into the abdominal cavity
What are two prophylactic indications for a celiotomy?
OHE and gastropexy
What are two diagnostic indications for celiotomy?
Neoplasia and biopsy
What is a therapeutic indication for a celiotomy?
What is in the cranial abdominal quadrant?
Left limb of pancreas
What is in the right abdominal quadrant?
Duodenum and right limb of the pancreas
Right adrenal gland
What is in the left abdominal quadrant?
Left adrenal gland
Left uterine horn
What is in the central abdominal quadrant?
What is in the caudal abdominal quadrant?
Duodenal colic ligament
What is the preferred sx approach for a celiotomy?
Ventral midline approach
What is the aim to incise into with a ventral midline approach?
Linea alba (best visualized at umbilicus)
What muscle should be avoided with a ventral midline approach?
What are all the sx approach methods for a celiotomy?
What is the sx approach for a unilateral cryptorchid sx?
What sx approach is used for cranially oriented organs?
What is gossypiboma?
Retained foreign object during sx
What are the landmarks if performing a complete celiotomy?
Symphysis to pubis
What is important to do before closure of the abdomen?
Check for hemorrhage
Lavage abdomen (warm sterile saline)
What is the holding layer of the abdomen?
External rectus fascia
What are the suture patterns used in the abdomen?
What are the suture sizes used in a patient:
> 30 kg
What are the four suture materials that should be avoided in a celiotomy?
What size bites should be taken when closing the fascia and evaluating?
5 mm X 5 mm
When closing the intradermal layer, what is the direction your bites are in position of the incision?
Parallel to tissue
What are the suture patterns used in an exploratory celiotomy skin closure?