Home of the first specialist referral surgery clinic in Cape Town

 

Home of the first specialist referral surgery clinic in Cape Town, our specialist surgery service has a long tradition of exceptional care and a wealth of experience. Panorama is uniquely positioned in that we can offer a multidisciplinary approach to our patients, having specialists in multiple fields working together to offer the best option for your pet. Our specialist and experienced veterinary surgeons are adept at managing a wide variety of surgical conditions such as orthopaedic, soft tissue, spinal and cancer surgery. For patient which may require special general anaesthetic care, Panorama offers the services of a specialist veterinary anaesthetist with special arrangements.

 

What can I expect when my pet is referred to a specialist veterinary surgeon?

Each visit will start with a detailed consultation and examination of your pet. Your surgeon will then have an in-depth discussion with you, planning any additional tests required for further investigation. If a surgical procedure is the best option for your pet, we will always endeavour to offer for this surgery to take place on the day of your appointment. For this reason, it is always best to ensure that your pet is fasted prior to consultation and not fed breakfast that morning. Sometimes we are presented with pets that require emergency care and surgery, which may cause elective procedures to be postponed to the next available slot. We ask for your understanding when a delay is unavoidable.

What are common surgical conditions?

Our surgical team is experienced in managing a wide variety of surgical conditions including:

  • Fracture repair
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Total hip replacements
  • Correction of limb deformities and joint fusions
  • Total ear canal ablation
  • Brachycephalic airway syndrome and laryngeal paralysis treatment
  • Urinary incontinence and urethrostomy
  • Treatment of hard and soft tissue cancer therapy 
  • Portosystemic shunts
  • Skin flaps and grafts
  • Pericardiectomy, lung lobectomy, thymectomy and congenital heart conditions
  • Thyroidectomy and adrenalectomy
  • Hernia repair
  • Spinal surgery

 

Our veterinary surgeons work closely with a dedicated support team of nurses, technicians and hygiene staff enabling us to provide optimal care and a positive outcome for each patient and pet parent.

What facilities does Panorama Veterinary Clinic have?

Panorama is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment including digital radiography, ultrasound and arthroscopic equipment with easy access to advanced imaging such as CT, MRI and fluoroscopy. Our theatre complex boasts multiple theatres equipped with all the needed equipment to ensure the highest level of sterile technique and advanced anaesthetic monitoring equipment to ensure the safety of our patients.

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