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DENTISTRY DENTISTRY Figure 12H. Surgical debulking allowed the dog from Figure 12E to survive seven months after surgery with pain relief and anti- inflammatory medications. Figure 13A. A bilateral partial maxillectomy to care for osteosarcoma noted in Figure 5. Bilateral partial maxillectomy: Surgical removal of parts of the left and right maxillae and/or other facial bones and surrounding soft tissues; also called a bilateral rostral maxillectomy (Figures 13A and 13B). The bottom line? If you can catch and treat malignant masses before there’s hope Equipment for either a cure iM3 metastasis, Small Animal Dental or at least a happier patient. iM3 Sm References vancement in tooth brought to of you by and iM3! 1. Treggiari E, Grant extraction JP, North SM. A retrospective review outcome survival following surgery and adjuvant xenogeneic DNA vaccination in 32 dogs with oral malignant melanoma. J Vet Med Sci 2016;78(5):845-850. 2. Schmidt BR, Glickman NW, DeNicola DB, et al. Evaluation of piroxicam for the treatment of oral squamous cell carcinoma in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2001;218(11):1783-1786. 3. Boria PA, Murry DJ, Bennett PF, et al. Evaluation of cisplatin combined with piroxicam for the treatment of oral malignant melanoma and oral squamous cell carcinoma in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2004;224(3):388-394. 4. Riggs J, Adams V, Hermer J, et al. Outcomes following surgical excision or surgical excision combined with adjunctive, hypofractionated radiotherapy in dogs with oral squamous cell carcinoma or fibrosarcoma. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018;253(1):73-83. 5. Straw RC, Powers BE, Klausner J, et al. Canine mandibular osteosarcoma: 51 cases (1980-1992). J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 1996;32(3):257-262. t-Tome iM3 Small Animal Dental Equipment Figure 13B. 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