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Soft Tissue Surgery

The highly qualified Soft Tissue Surgery referral team have considerable experience in small animal surgery.  They work closely with colleagues from Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging and Anaesthesia and Pain Management to efficiently manage cases.

Soft Tissue Surgery Team

The team consists of:

Hervé Brissot DEDV DipECVS MRCVS European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Frances Bird BVSc CertSAS MRCVS Resident in Small Animal Surgery

Rosario Vallefuoco DVM MRCVS

Facilities at Pride Veterinary Centre

Accurate diagnosis and localisation of disease is provided by our excellent imaging facilities, including:

  • Digital radiography
  • Intraoperative radiography
  • Fluoroscopy
  • CT
  • MRI

Our other facilities include 5 operating theatres and excellent post-operative care in our dedicated intensive care ward, where patients are monitored throughout the day and night with the hospital having a dedicated out of hours veterinary surgeon and nursing team.

Soft Tissue Surgery Referrals

We take referrals for complex wound reconstruction, for mandibulectomies and maxillectomies and for a wide range of thoracic and abdominal procedures such as lung lobectomy, foreign body removal, extra-hepatic portosystemic shunts, urological surgeries and herniorraphies.

We also take referrals for oncological excisions, which are often done in conjunction with medical colleagues when adjunctive chemotherapy is required. 

Soft Tissue Surgery Procedures

Our range of procedures includes:

  • Oncological reconstruction
  • Trauma management
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Upper respiratory tract
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Stents
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Urogenital surgery
  • Thoracic surgery

Surgery Case Studies

Mr Winchester - Traumatic Abdominal Wall Rupture

Borri - Successful Management of aVery Large Mandibular SquamousCell Carcinoma in a Small Dog

Free Radiograph Reporting Service

The team offer a free Radiograph Reporting Service. Please send your images by e-mail to referrals@prideveterinarycentre.co.uk (preferably in DICOM rather than JPEG format) or by post. Please also send relevant clinical notes and laboratory results.



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