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Master - Surgery, anesthesia and radiology

This program is implemented through the study of academic courses, the number of which is not less than (24) academic units, and that it does not exceed (30) academic units over 3 semesters, in addition to completing a specialized scientific research thesis with a number of (6) academic units. The legal period necessary to obtain a master’s degree that the student spends in the department since joining, registering with, and graduating from it shall not be less than (18) months, and that the period...


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Department of Surgery & ٍٍReproductive has more than 9 academic staff members

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Dr. Abdurraouf Omar Ahmed Gaja

Abdurraouf Gaja is one of the staff members at the Department of Surgery and Theriogenology. He is working since 09-03-2003. He teaches several subjects in his major (animal reproduction) and has several publications in the field of his interest.


Some of publications in Department of Surgery & ٍٍReproductive

Amputation at the Mid Femur of a Libyan Doe

Complicated chronic fractures are common affections in farm animals because of the difficulty of noticing bone fractures, by owners, immediately after their occurrence particularly in large flocks. This report describes the surgical amputation of the left hind limb in an adult, Libyan Doe due to an infected, compound fracture involving the proximal diaphysis of tibia. The decision was made to perform an amputation, because there were an infection and moist gangrene in the distal part of the leg, and to save the animal's life. The amputation was conducted under the effect of local anesthesia only. The Doe was completely recovered and able to walk on three legs few days post surgery
Abdulrhman Mohamed Salah Alrtib, ٍٍSamer Khalifa Khalil Tmumen, Emad M R Bennour, Mohamed Hamrouni S. Abushhiwa, Younes A. Almusrati, Essam B. Alhemali(6-2016)
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Carpal Parameters on Dorsopalmar Radiographs of the Equine Carpus

Carpal conformation is considered to be a predisposing factor for joint damage which is common in racehorses. Radiography is the most accurate diagnostic tool to evaluate limb deformities. However, despite the accuracy, availability, and cost-effectiveness of this tool only a few conformational studies evaluating the equine carpal morphology have been published. Consequently, the established parameters are insufficient to represent this complex joint. Dorsopalmar view (DP) is the most relevant radiographic view to assess carpal deformity. This study identified a consistent equine carpal DP view and developed reliable and repeatable carpal parameters. Twenty forelimbs from 11 adult horses of different breeds and ages were used. Forelimbs were cut at the distal radius and mounted in an extended position, then radiographed using digital radiography. The DP for the carpus at zero° (ZDP) was defined and established using two landmarks. Specific radiographic features were selected as landmarks for developing carpal parameters. Establishing any parameter was based on an ability to identify its landmarks consistently. Repeatability of identified parameters was tested with each radiograph measured twice with an interval of at least one month. Ten carpal morphometrical parameters were developed. The study provided a base for measuring carpal conformation using radiographs.
Abdulrhman Mohamed Salah Alrtib, Aiman Hussein Saleh Oheida, .Anderson G. A, Mohamed Hamrouni S. Abushhiwa, .Philip C. J, .Davies H. M. S(6-2016)
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Clinical, radiological, and pathological findings of primary nasal osteosarcoma in a Libyan cat

Background: Although bone tumors are common pathologies in companion animals, limited reports describe nasal osteosarcoma (OSA) in cats. Case description: A case of nasal OSA in a local Libyan cat was admitted to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tripoli-Libya, with nasal swelling and discharges and facial deformity. The radiological findings revealed nasal osteolysis with the absence of evidence of lung metastasis. In addition, fungal growth was not identified in microbiological culture. Furthermore, the pathological examination has grossly revealed a destructed nasal bone due to the presence of a tumor mass, with a mucohemorrhagic nasal discharge and absence of metastasis. OSA was confirmed histopathologically. Conclusion: This report presents the clinical, radiological, and pathological findings of a primary nasal OSA in a Libyan cat with no tumor metastasis to other body organs.
Mohamed Hamrouni S. Abushhiwa, Seham AL-Abed Hassan AL-Azreg, ٍٍSamer Khalifa Khalil Tmumen, Abdulrhman Mohamed Salah Alrtib, Abdulkareem Khalifa Ali Elbaz, Mahir Kubba, Al-Asayed R. Al-Attar, Emad M R Bennour(12-2019)
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