February 2015 Issue

Anesthesia Presents Fewer Risks Today

Improved drugs, precise monitoring and an increase in the number of specialists all contribute to greater safety

If your cat needs to have anesthesia, you can rest easier about the procedure because it poses fewer risks today, thanks to newer drugs, precise monitoring and an increased number of board-specialized veterinarians. “Our discipline has evolved,” says Luis Campoy, LV CertVA, MRCVS, Section Chief of Anesthesiology at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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