Tail pull injuries in cats – is time really the great healer?
Saturday 23rd October 14.35-15.25
Tail pull injuries frequently occur in conjunction with pelvic trauma and are often accompanied by damage to the nerves supplying the tail, bladder, perineum and anus. This lecture will cover initial assessment of these injuries including the key parts of the neurological examination that can assist in prognosis. The surgical management of these specific injuries will be discussed as well as the short and long-term medical and surgical management options for the consequences of tail pull injuries.