Small Animal

Thoracic Complications

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The focus is on unexpected thoracic complications before or during surgery. Subject matter includes management of complications related to PDA occlusion, diaphragmatic herniorrhaphy, and correction of chylothorax.


Kumiko Ishigaki, DVM

Nihon University

[Current Position]
Surgeon of Animal Medical Center, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences
Nihon University 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252-0880, Japan

[Professional Employment]
2008​​ - 2009 Hospital doctor​ of ​​Shibusawa animal welfare hospital
2009 - present​ Surgeon, Animal Medical Center of Nihon University
2016 - present Research Fellow, Laboratory of Veterinary Surgery, of Nihon University

Veterinary Licenses: Japan #42982, 2004

2017 - present Executive director(Japan Society for Veterinary Endoscopic Surgery)
2017 - present Executive board member(Japan Society for Veterinary Endoscopic Surgery)

2015​Best poster presentation award (European College of Veterinary Surgery)
2018​Best presentation award (European Veterinary Endoscopy Clinical Cases Conference)

Publication in international journals:
1:Ishigaki K, Nariai K, Izumi M, Iida G, Teshima K, Seki M, Edamura K, Takahashi T, Asano K. (2016): Endoscopic photodynamic therapy using talaporfin sodium for recurrent intranasal carcinomas after radiotherapy in three dogs. J Small Anim Pract Mar 31. doi: 10.1111/jsap 12667.
2:Or M, Ishigaki K, de Rooster H, Kutara K, Asano K. (2016): Determination of Porto-Azygos Shunt Anatomy in Dogs by Computed Tomography Angiography. Vet Surg, 45, 1005-1012.


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Eric Monnet, DVM, PhD, DACVS, ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery (Small Animal Soft Tissue)

Professor, Small Animal Surgery
Colorado State University

Dr. Eric Monnet graduated from veterinary school in Maisons Alfort, France in 1985. He worked for four years in a Paris private practice performing small animal medicine and surgery. In 1994, Dr. Monnet completed a small animal surgery residency at Colorado State University and concurrently finished a Master of Sciences degree. In 1997, Dr. Monnet received his PhD in Clinical Sciences studying cardiac efficiency in dogs. In 2003, he became a fellow of the American Heart Association.

Dr Monnet is currently a professor in small animal surgery (soft tissue) at Colorado State University. He has authored more than 100 articles and 25 chapters in various surgical textbooks. Dr. Monnet was the founding president in 2001-2003 of the Society for Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery and in 2002-2004 of the Veterinary Endoscopy Society. He is the editor of the textbook: “Disease Mechanisms in Small Animal Surgery” (3rd edition). He is also the editor of the textbook “Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery” (1st edition). He is the co-editor of the second edition of the textbook "Small Animal Thoracic Surgery".


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Jacqueline E. Scott, BVSc, MANZCVS

Small Animal Surgery Resident
Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph

I am a final year resident at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph. Originally from New Zealand, I graduated in 2009 and worked in general small animal practice for several years. My specialist training began with a surgical internship at the Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Center prior to moving to North America to complete a rotating internship with the University of Mississippi. Following this I completed a surgical internship with Alta Vista in Ottawa Canada and finally settled in Guelph to begin my residency training.


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Michele A. Steffey, DVM, DACVS-SA

Associate Professor
University of California, Davis

Michele A. Steffey, DVM, Diplomate ACVS-SA is an Associate Professor of Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery at the University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She obtained her DVM from the University of California-Davis, completed a 1-year general rotating internship at the University of Pennsylvania, and a 3-year residency in small animal surgery at Cornell University. She became board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgery in 2004, and was inducted as an ACVS Founding Fellow of Surgical Oncology in 2013 and an ACVS Founding Fellow of Minimally Invasive Surgery in 2018. Her clinical focus is in minimally invasive procedures, and her research program centers on the overlapping areas of tumor ablation, minimally invasive surgery, and traditional surgical oncology, with special interests in near infrared imaging, lymphatic metastsis and sentinel lymph node mapping.


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Kelley Thieman Mankin, MS, DVM, DACVS-SA

Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University

Kelley Thieman Mankin DVM, MS, DACVS-SA works at Texas A&M University. She attended the University of Missouri for veterinary school, University of Tennessee for a rotating internship and University of Florida for residency. She has research interests in surgical site infections, transfusion medicine, and soft tissue surgery.


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