Message Number: FHL4982 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2008-05-21 18:19:25 UTC
Subject: [ferrethealth] Re:Melatonin before adrenal surgery- or not?

If I have surgery scheduled in the near future, I haven't been using
melatonin prior to surgery, although that may change as I recently did a surgery on a
ferret that had a melatonin implant done about a month prior to surgery and
the affected adrenal went down about half in size between diagnosis and surgery,
which made the procedure much easier on everyone involved, including the

That's an anecdote, though. I don't have any hard, cold facts for you on
whether to use it or not yet.

Dr. Ruth
Save lives - spay or neuter your pet.

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