Message Number: YG3702 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-05-17 21:48:00 UTC
Subject: RE: Fasting Pre-op was

> >
> I have the owners leave food and water in with their ferrets
> until they drop
> them off at the clinic before surgery - usually about two
> hours pre-op is
> plenty of time to withhold food and water, and doesn't risk a
> problem with an
> undiagnosed insulinomic. Hopefully your vet has (or will do)
> pre-surgical
> bloodwork, so that shouldn't be a big concern, but still...
> Dr. Ruth
> *****************************************
Exactly what my vet does too Dr Ruth! She too is concerned with insulinomas.