Cats are living longer and longer. This is due to better medical care and the fact that more cats are living only indoors. These cats commonly live up to 15 to 18 years of age, with a few living i ...View Article
All surgical procedures are done under sterile conditions and all surgical instruments must be sterilized prior to use as well as surgical drapes and towels and anything that will contact the patient during surgery. In the Surgery Prep area, instruments and supplies are sterilized in an autoclave which sterilizes under high temperature and pressure. Completed instrument packs and supplies are stored in the pass-through cabinet and can then be removed from the Surgery Suite side when needed. Supplies needed for surgeries such as sterile surgeon's gloves, caps, gowns and suture materials are also stored in the Surgery Prep area.