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Glaus, T M; Matos, J M; Baloi, P; Wenger, M (2011). Implantation intraluminaler Stents zur Behandlung des Trachealkollaps beim Hund. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 153(11):505-508.

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Tracheal collapse is a progressive disease particularly of small breed dogs. In the terminal stage, when dyspnea becomes the dominating sign and is no longer manageable with medical treatment, a surgical procedure is necessary. With increasing frequency intraluminal tracheal stents are implanted minimal-invasively. In individual animals this is a lifesaving procedure, leading to immediate elimination of dyspnea. In most dogs cough for some time has to be anticipated as the stent acts as a foreign body, but severe complications like excessive formation of granulation tissue, stent migration or stent fracture are rare. Stents represent an attractive treatment modality for tracheal collapse in dogs with dyspnea.



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Other titles:Placement of intraluminal stents for treating tracheal collapse in dogs
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, further contribution
Communities & Collections:05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Veterinary Clinic > Department of Small Animals
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
630 Agriculture
Deposited On:08 Dec 2011 14:53
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 15:12
Publisher:Hans Huber
Publisher DOI:10.1024/0036-7281/a000261
PubMed ID:22045455

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