Elder's Equine can also provide the following types of surgery:
Upper airway - Tie backs, tie forward, sinus surgery, etc.
Urogenital - castrations, ovariectomy, cryptorchidectomy (retained testicle), bladder stones etc.
Orthopedic - fractures, arthrodesis (joint fusions), etc.
Soft tissue - musculoskeletal, mass removal, etc.
Colic and major abdominal surgery
Foals - ruptured bladder, umbilical infections, angular limb deformities, tendon contracture, etc.
Other general and emergency surgery
General equine surgical consultation with Dr. Bell
Arthroscopy Surgery- shows full process of surgery
Elders Equine is the only equine specialty practice in Manitoba with full surgical capabilities. The surgical suite consists of a fully padded induction/recovery stall, 1 tonne hoisting system, fully articulating surgical table, intra-operative blood gas analysis (I-Stat), advanced anesthestic monitoring equipment (ECG, CO2, Direct and Indirect Blood Pressure Monitoring, SPO2, temperature, all digitally recorded), Gas Anesthesia with ventilator for procedures longer than 1 hour in duration or total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) for shorter procedures. All anesthetic protocols are developed with a veterinarian specially trained in anesthesia.