Which Procedure Was Performed?

Test your knowledge with the September 2017 brain teaser

Presentation

A body part removed from an 11-year-old Labrador retriever.

Challenge

  1. What’s your diagnosis?
  2. So what procedure was performed?
  3. Name two potentially deadly patho-physiological consequences of this condition (hint: one is a certainty; the other one is a possibility).

3 thoughts on “Which Procedure Was Performed?

  1. Knew it is a gall bladder, but not that it has ruptured. Did it rupture presurgery or during cystectomy?. Did know about cystectomy procedure and sequel of Bile peritonitis.

  2. I was going to say a over loaded bile duct with a infected spleen leading to the bladder (gall) If it had ruptured during surgery then the chance of saving the patient was possible however had it ruptured pre- surgery depending on the rate of speed that the infection could travel the outcome would not have been favorable.

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