sacculectomy

sacculectomy

surgical removal of saccular structures.

anal sacculectomy
performed in dogs with anal sac disease. It is also the basis for descenting of skunks and ferrets. There are a number of different procedures described, many of which are modifications intended to enable the surgeon to more easily visualize and handle the structures.
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Not a minor surgery, anal sacculectomy runs the risk of intraoperative bleeding (because the area is so vascular), postoperative infection, and--the outcome that concerns most owners--fecal incontinence.
But a week later, the tyre burn was drying up nicely and we had removed the stitches from her successful anal sacculectomy.