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Sycamore Lodge Equine Hospital

Equine Surgery at Sycamore Lodge Equine Hospital

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Sycamore Lodge Equine Hospital performs a vast array of surgeries on horses, both standing (wherever possible) and under general anaesthesia.

In addition to having practice partners with a wealth of surgical experience we have a European Specialist in Equine Surgery available at all times.


Surgical procedures commonly performed include;
Respiratory - Laryngeal Tieback, Hobday, Laryngeal Tie-forward, laser surgery (laser hobday, resection of aryepiglottic folds), Arytenoidectomy, correction of epiglottic entrapment.


Orthopaedic
- Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery of joints), fracture repairs, arthrodesis, tenoscopy and bursoscopy, treatment of infected/contaminated joints and other synovial cavities, angular limb correction in foals.


Abdominal
- Colic surgery (exploratory laparotomy),
caesarean section, bladder problems, infected umbilicus,
weight loss investigation and laparoscopy.
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Dental/Sinus
- Sinoscopy, sinus flaps, tooth extractions, parrot mouth (overbite) correction in foals, advanced dental techniques including diastema widening.


Reproductive / Urogenital
- Urethral extension, perineal reconstruction, laparoscopic application of PG, uteropexy, castration, laparoscopic ovariectomy/ cryptorchidectomy, phallectomy.