This is a special edition of endoscopy Talks sponsored by TCVS, the Taiwan College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Fluorescence imaging has been used mostly to guide the surgeon during different procedures establishing a bridge between advanced imaging like CT scan or MRI and the surgical field. Fluorescence imaging has been used to identify sentinel lymph nodes, to perform an intraoperative cholangiogram, to localize thoracic duct and to highlight tumors.
Dr. Eric Monnet
DVM, PhD, DACVS, DECVS
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, Monnet completed a small animal surgery residency at Colorado State University and concurrently finished a Master of Science degree. In 1997, Monnet received his PhD in Clinical Sciences studying cardiac efficiency in dogs. In 2003, he became a fellow of the American Heart Association. In 2017, he became a founding fellow of the ACVS MIS Small Animal fellowship.
Monnet is currently a professor in small animal surgery (General Surgery at Colorado State University. Monnet was the founding president of the Society for Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery from 2001-2003 and the Veterinary Endoscopy Society from 2002-2004. He has authored more than 100 articles and 25 chapters in various surgical textbooks. Monnet is the editor of textbooks “Disease Mechanisms in Small Animal Surgery” (3rd edition), “Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery” (1st edition), “Small Animal Thoracic Surgery” (2nd edition), and “Gastrointestinal Surgical Techniques” (1st edition).