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Postoperative complications and antibiotic use in dogs with pyometra: a retrospective review of 140 cases (2019)

Turkki, O.M., Sunesson, K.W., den Hertog, E. and Varjonen, K. | Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica | March 2023
The aim of this retrospective study was to investigate the prevalence of postoperative complications within 30 days following surgical treatment of pyometra in dogs and to assess the compliance of clinicians to the Swedish national antibiotic prescription guidelines…

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Incidence of and risk factors for surgical site infection following canine limb amputation

A.R. Billas, J.A. Grimes, D.L. Hollenbeck, V.M. Dickerson, M.L. Wallace and C.W. Schmiedt | Veterinary Surgery | April 2022
The objective of this retrospective study was to identify the prevalence of postoperative surgical site infection (SSI) and risk factors for SSI in dogs following limb amputation…

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Incidence and risk factors of surgical site infection and septic arthritis after elective arthroscopy in horses

J.Y. Brunsting, F.J. Pille, M. Oosterlinck., M. Haspeslagh and H.C. Wilderjans | Veterinary Surgery | October 2017
Elective arthroscopy is generally associated with a low risk of complications; the most common postoperative complications include infections either as a surgical site infection (SSI) and/or septic arthritis…