Ovariohysterectomy versus ovariectomy for elective sterilization of female dogs and cats: is removal of the uterus necessary?

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2011 Dec 1;239(11):1409-12. doi: 10.2460/javma.239.11.1409.
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Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Cats / surgery*
  • Dogs / surgery*
  • Female
  • Hysterectomy / adverse effects
  • Hysterectomy / veterinary*
  • Laparoscopy / methods
  • Laparoscopy / veterinary*
  • Ovariectomy / veterinary*
  • Pain, Postoperative / epidemiology
  • Pain, Postoperative / prevention & control
  • Pain, Postoperative / veterinary
  • Population Control / methods
  • Sterilization, Reproductive / veterinary
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Urinary Incontinence / etiology
  • Urinary Incontinence / veterinary