October 19, 2017

How Do You Fix Recurrent Estrus?

Mike Conzemius, DVM, PhD, DACVS, professor of veterinary clinical sciences at the University of Minnesota, explains when recurrent estrus occurs and how to fix this issue.


Mike Conzemius, DVM, PhD, DACVS, professor of veterinary clinical sciences at the University of Minnesota, explains when recurrent estrus occurs and how to fix this issue. Recurrent estrus occurs when an ovary is incompletely removed—a bit of the ovary is still located in the abdomen.

Recurrent estrus requires a second abdominal surgery, which is far more difficult than the initial surgery because you're now looking for a very small part of the ovary. 

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