Message Number: YG5557 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-07-16 07:44:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Surgery for Minnie- would anyone try it?

Hi Lynn,

Since you asked... surgery wouldn't even be a fleeting thought in my
mind in this case: 7 years old with a known heart condition. I'm not
terribly crazy about surgery for insulinoma anyway, since the
improvement is very often short term, but that's just my opinion.


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "Lynn McIntosh" <faiml@u...> wrote:
> I'm wondering if, with Minnie being seven and having a congenital
> murmur, would anyone here consider surgery for her? Or do you
> should I just leave it alone and treat her with pediapred the
remainder of
> her time. I know it won't be long until she's extremely tubby,
though I
> suppose we could work on her diet (but she's already on low fat
> Thank you very much. Lynn and the tiniest (now only) Gang of Two!