Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Arrival Date: June 22, 2023
Stranding Location: Pompano Beach, FL
Admission Weight: 14.58 kg., 32.1 lbs.
Current Weight: 14.58 kg., 32.1 lbs.
Initial Condition: Hook ingestion
Edamame is a juvenile green that was caught at Pompano Beach. Radiographs indicated 3 hooks present in the esophagus. Dr. Barron removed the hooks surgically with the endoscope and the forceps.
Patient requires continued treatment but is progressing well.
Minor adjustments have been made to the patient's treatment.
Patient is off all medications.
7/14/2023 - Edamame was successfully released on July 10, 2023.
7/7/2023 - Edamame has been cleared for release.
6/30/2023 - New patient.