POTW Candidates Aug 16 thru 20, 2010

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Patient of the Week Candidates for the week of August 16th thru 20th, 2010   Review the patient summaries below then vote for your favorite patient. The patient with the most votes wins the “Patient of the Week” title. Then the POTW with the most votes in a month will be dubbed Azzore’s Patient of […]

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Back to the Zoo – This time to fix a Cheetah!

Memphis Zoo Cheetah

Back to the Zoo This time to fix a Cheetah!   Moonfire was destined to make the news! Read the “Cheetah Roams Airplane after Escape From Cage” Story here to find out more. Recently  Moonfire was up to something. . . maybe another escape attempt. . . or maybe just a really fun play session at the […]

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POTW Candidates May 17 thru 21, 2010

Patient of the Week Candidates for the week of May 17 thru 21st, 2010   Review the patient summaries below then  vote for your favorite patient. The patient with the most votes wins the “Patient of the Week” title. Then the POTW with the most votes in a month will be dubbed Azzore’s Patient of the […]

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Removal of Abscessed Uropygial Gland

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Removal of Abscessed Uropygial Gland on a Penguin at the Memphis Zoo     

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Back Surgery on a Lion-tailed Macaque

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Back Surgery on a Lion-tailed Macaque Thoracolumbar Hemilaminectomy and Spinal Cord Decompression – October 10, 2007   A 16-yr-old, castrated male lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus) presented with acute bilateral pelvic limb paralysis. Cisternal and lumbar myelograms demonstrated right-sided spinal cord compression at T13-L1. During an extradural hemilaminectomy, chronically ruptured disk material was removed at T13-L1, […]

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A Bear of a Patient

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A “Bear” of a Patient AAOS fellows treat 600-lb polar bear for femur fracture – February 2007     On February 7, 2007, Dr. Dew was part of a surgical team assembled by the Memphis Zoo to repair a fractured femur on a polar bear. “It was the best surgery that we could possibly have hoped […]

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