Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Most Expensive Conditions to Treat

Ok, I know I talk a lot about getting pet insurance, but here goes again. VPI just released the most expensive insured conditions to treat. This list is not a guide to prices, but does show how expensive it can be to treat your pet some very common problems.

Intervertebral Disk Disease ("ruptured disk") $2844
Lung Cancer $2032
Gastric Torsion (Bloat) $1955
Foreign Body Removal $1629
Cruciate Repair $1517

Foreign Body Removal (intestines) $1629
Urinary Tract reconstruction $1399
Foreign body Removal (stomach) $1011
Bladder Stones $989

Incidence of these disease:
Ruptured Disk (1.2-3.8%)

Bloat (2.3-2.6%)

Crucitate Disease (up to 80%)

Feline Obstruction (1%)

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