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Lipoma removal site closed with surgical staples
Surgical staples close the lipoma removal site © Janet Tobiassen Crosby DVM

Surgical staples close the lipoma removal site

© Janet Tobiassen Crosby DVM
The underlying tissue and subcutaneous layers were closed with a dissolvable suture material. The skin was closed with stainless steel surgical staples, which were removed 10 days later.

Throughout the procedure, the patient's vital signs were monitored: heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, and blood oxygen saturation. The patient received IV fluids, gas anesthesia and post-operative pain medications. The dog recovered quickly and uneventfully.

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