Surgeon On Site aim to provide a smooth, efficient and reliable service from the enquiry stage, through surgery to recovery and follow-up. In the first of this 2-part blog series our Admin team share their top tips for booking SOS surgery visits as seamlessly as possible: We know that practice life is busy, and clients […]

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As you can imagine, we are sent a huge number of radiographs of stifles to evaluate. Some good, some not so good! Radiographs are the most valuable and straightforward imaging tool to evaluate the stifle. To diagnose likely cruciate disease radiographically, we are looking for evidence of effusion and osteoarthritis in the form of peri-articular […]

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Surgeons do like their toys and the Surgeon on Site team are no exception! This week I was lucky enough to have had a new Sonicision cordless harmonic scalpel device on trial https://www.medtronic.com/covidien/en-gb/products/ultrasonic-dissection/sonicision-curved-jaw-ultrasonic-dissection-system.html#. Harmonic scalpels work by using ultrasonic energy to cut and coagulate the tissue. This device is unique in that it is battery-powered […]

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The nurses at Surgeon on Site have developed a protocol for patient warming that easily transfers from one clinic to the next. As a traveling service we rely primarily on our own equipment for warming so we know the right equipment is always available, wherever we are. We recently treated the gorgeous Hugo (6-month-old French […]

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This is the first of what I hope will become a collection of occasional posts with clinical tips/techniques based on cases we have seen. This week we were asked to see a young Springer Spaniel puppy that had injured its foot. There are a number of ways to treat metacarpal/metatarsal fractures, including conservative management with […]

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We are already galloping into 2018 (at the time of writing we’ve already done 15 procedures this month) but I thought it might be interesting to share some facts and figures about our 2017 here at Surgeon on Site. At the beginning of 2017 I decided to commit myself 100% to the mobile surgical service. […]

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