Elective Surgeries on the Rise at Va. Tech Equine Medical Center

A greater number of owners are choosing to have elective surgeries, typically defined as non-emergency procedures, performed on their horses at Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center.

The center's five board certified surgeons completed nearly 500 such procedures in 2006, as compared to 400 similar operations in 1996--a 20% increase.

Nat White, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS

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