Giraffe that survived wasting syndrome faces new medical hurdle

02/5/2012 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Franklin Park Zoo's male Masai giraffe Beau may have to undergo surgery for a urinary obstruction. Anesthesia poses a high risk for giraffes due to their long necks, and all 14 of the male giraffes that have had the same surgery in the U.S. have died. Beau, however, is no stranger to facing tough medical obstacles; the giraffe famously bounced back from wasting syndrome, an incurable metabolic disorder, in 2004.

View Full Article in:

Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director of Clinical Operations
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Sr. Director, Regulatory Compliance Intelligence and Outreach
Johnson & Johnson
New Brunswick, NJ
RN Care Manager
Brooklyn, NY
Director of Utilization Management
Meridian Health Plan
Chicago, IL
Senior Manager, Healthcare Reform
Avalere Health
Washington, DC