View Full Version : Auburn Univ. Surgeons Use Swine Tissue Instead of Titanium Mesh

22nd February 2010, 08:54 PM
Auburn University veterinary surgeons, including neurologist Dr. Andy Shores, have reported 14 successful foramen magnum decompression surgeries (including 11 Cavaliers) using swine intestinal tissue and the dog's body fat, instead of titanium mesh, to avoid post-surgery scar tissue developing.

Read about it here: http://tinyurl.com/yeaegp5
Rod Russell

22nd February 2010, 09:24 PM
Look forward to the full paper when it is published -- that is really interesting!

22nd March 2010, 11:27 PM
This is Abbey's neurologist and Dr. Shores did her surgery. :)