Industry product supplier Vet Direct has gained sole veterinary distribution rights for all Horizon ligation clips sold in the UK.

Ligation clips are used to clamp vessels and have been used in human surgery – including during heart operations – since the 1980s, but have only been employed in animal surgery in the past few years.

Ligation-ClipsGreat help to vets

Vet Direct managing director Leon Wright said: “The ligation clips caused a big noise at our recent events, which is probably down to the benefits they offer.

“Not only are they quicker and easier, you get immediate vessel closure, which reduces the amount of time a patient has to endure under general anaesthetic.

“I’m confident they’ll be a great help to all veterinary surgeons.”

Sole distributor

As the only distributor authorised to sell the range of products to veterinary practices, Vet Direct has already seen several clients make use of the products in common surgeries, such as splenectomies and cholecystectomies.

For more information, visit the Vet Direct website or telephone 0800 068 3300.

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