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Holly House Veterinary Clinic 0113 2369030
Holly House Veterinary Clinic, Ilkley 01943 609285
Emergency 0113 2369030
Out of hours 0113 2369030
Holly House Veterinary Hospital 0113 2369030
Holly House Veterinary Clinic 0113 2369030
Holly House Veterinary Clinic, Ilkley 01943 609285

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Buster's Story

Buster's Story

This handsome boy is Buster. Buster came to see Holly, our Clinical Director and medicine certificate holder, after his owners noticed that his tummy was very swollen. Holly performed an ultrasound scan, which showed a large fluid-filled structure in his abdomen and some changes to his bladder. A CT scan then identified the structure as his ureter.

 

This is a tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder but Buster’s had become blocked and then swelled to humongous proportions! A biopsy was taken from Buster’s bladder to find out what was blocking his ureter and luckily the pathologist identified a large cyst with no sign of cancer.

Buster was transferred to the care of Amelia, one of our surgeons. She performed a ureteronephrectomy to remove his abnormal kidney and ureter and then a cystotomy to open his bladder and remove as much of the cyst as possible.

Buster made a wonderful recovery and was home very soon after his surgery for some much deserved pampering and TLC. He was a fantastic, laid-back and affectionate patient who stole our hearts while he was here and we are delighted that he is doing so well!

  

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