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Abdominal Exploratory: Gastrointestinal Biopsy

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Full thickness gastrointestinal biopsy samples are the only way to sample the jejunum and ileum.  When completed properly, this procedure can be done quickly and effectively for nearly any patient.  These biopsy samples are a necessary tool in your surgical repertoire to diagnose GI lymphoma, lymphangiectasia, protein losing enteropathy and other primary GI diseases.  In this video, Dr. Dan demonstrates his approach to acquiring full thickness gastrointestinal biopsy samples from a canine patient.

Tags: Surgery, soft tissue, explore, exploratory, laparotomy, ex lap, exploratory laparotomy, abdomen, abdominal, jejunum, ileum, stomach, duodenum, biopsy, gi, gastrointestinal, enterotomy, lymphoma, GI LSA, LSA, lymphangiectasia, PLE, protein losing enteropathy

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