Pet Liver & Spleen Surgery

When it comes to your pet’s health, we strive to provide the highest quality care, especially when it comes to complex procedures like liver and spleen surgery. At Riverbend Animal Hospital, we perform a variety of liver & spleen surgeries to keep your pet happy and healthy.

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Pet Liver & Spleen Surgery

Liver Lobectomy

In this surgery, a diseased portion of the liver is removed. We use stapling devices to minimize bleeding and decrease surgery time.

Porto-Systemic Shunt Repair

Porto-systemic shunts are a congenital condition in which blood from the small intestines, colon, or spleen bypasses the liver. Surgery is performed to close off the shunting vessel and redirect the blood back to the liver.

Bile Duct Surgery

This surgery may include removing a diseased gall bladder, removing a stone from the bile duct, or diverting bile flow from the gall bladder directly to the intestine.

Splenectomy

This is a common procedure, usually undertaken to treat a mass on the spleen. The whole spleen is removed.