Khoa

Khoa

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Species: Caretta caretta (Loggerhead Sea Turtle)

Arrival Date
: June 28, 2021
Stranding Location: Hobe Sound, FL

Initial Weight
: 209.7 lbs.
Current Weight: 207 lbs.

Issue: Entanglement Trauma

Khoa is a subadult female loggerhead sea turtle patient that was found on the beach entangled in line. The line was wrapped around the turtle’s neck and both front flippers. Khoa will receive treatment and be closely monitored by hospital staff with routine diagnostics.

Khoa, pronounced kwaa, is Vietnamese for science and intellect.

Sea_turtle_icon(green) Good Condition
Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)Fair Condition
Sea_turtle_icon(red)Poor Condition

The turtle requires continued treatment but is progressing well.
Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)Minor adjustments have been made to the turtle's treatment.
Sea_turtle_icon(red)The turtle is off all medications.

PROGRESS NOTES:

09/13/2021 - Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)

09/06/2021 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)Khoa has significant trauma to her front left flipper and we are aggressively treating the wound with stem cell therapy, blood cell enrichment, medicinal maggot therapy, modified acupuncture therapy, medical therapy and photobiomodulation. The treatment continues to yield acceptable results. We have also added therapeutic ultrasound for bone healing to her treatment. The prognosis for this patient is excellent and the prognosis is guarded for saving the limb.

08/30/2021 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)

08/23/2021 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)

08/16/2021 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)

08/09/2021 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)Khoa has significant trauma to her front left flipper and we are aggressively treating the wound with stem cell therapy, blood cell enrichment, medicinal maggot therapy, modified acupuncture therapy, medical therapy and photobiomodulation. The treatment is yielding acceptable results thus far. The prognosis for the patient is excellent and the prognosis is guarded for saving the limb.

08/02/2021 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)

07/26/2021 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)

07/19/2021 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)

07/02/2021 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Khoa is a subadult female loggerhead sea turtle patient that was found on the beach entangled in line and with fractures to a front flipper. The line was wrapped around the turtle’s neck and both front flippers. Khoa will receive treatment and be closely monitored by hospital staff with routine diagnostics.

06/28/2021 - New patient.