February 25, 2019
What is it Like to Give a Polar Bear Anesthesia for 8 Hours?
On Feb. 4, Vigani, an NC State College of Veterinary Medicine clinical assistant professor, managed anesthesia during orthopedic surgery on the leg of Nora, a polar bear at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City. A week earlier, 3-year-old Nora had broken her right humerus, likely while roughhousing in her enclosure.
April 22, 2018
NC State Clinicians Testing New Treatment for Severe Bleeding
To be eligible for the trial, dogs must arrive at the veterinary hospital within 24 hours after experiencing bleeding from a severe injury or rupture of tumors in the abdominal cavity...
June 6, 2017
Plasmapheresis a Potentially Life-saving Approach to Veterinary Immunotherapy
A relatively new therapy in veterinary medicine, plasmapheresis can be used to treat immune-mediated diseases. It is used almost exclusively after traditional drug therapy, even with increased dosage, proves ineffective...