Good news everyone. Bender is coming home today after a long stay in the animal hospital.
As mentioned in my previous post, Bender experienced uncontrolled nerve pain pre/post amputation. This pain was not managed with oral medications or hydromorphone injections (injection would last two hours and should last 6 ). As a last ditch effort to break the pain cycle, Bender was placed on a 72 hour constant rate infusion of ketamine and opioids. Bender appears to be doing much better and is no longer screaming in pain.
I hope the oral medications (Amantadine, Pregabalin and Amitriptyline) can control the pain going forward.
I will keep everyone updated on his progress.
Until I can take some post amputation pictures, here are a few more with all four legs.
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