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Della Santa, Daniele; Rossi, Federica; Carlucci, Fabio; Vignoli, Massimo; Kircher, P R (2008). Ultrasound-guided retrieval of plant awns. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, 49(5):484-486.

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Abstract

In dogs, surgical removal of plant awns causing a foreign body granuloma or abscess may be challenging. The inability to localize the foreign body during surgical removal often leads to abscess recurrence. In this report, we describe ultrasound-guided retrieval as an alternative to standard surgical retrieval in animals where the plant awn can be identified sonographically. This procedure was used in six dogs with a superficial abscess due to a plant awn, and in all dogs the foreign body was successfully retrieved with Hartmann forceps. No complication was observed and no abscess recurred. Minimally invasive ultrasound-guided plant awn retrieval appears to be a safe effective method of retrieving superficially located plant awns in the dog.

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Veterinary Clinic > Department of Small Animals > Division of Diagnostic Imaging
DDC:570 Life sciences; biology
Language:English
Date:2008
Deposited On:20 Jul 2012 12:59
Last Modified:08 Apr 2014 11:18
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN:1058-8183
Publisher DOI:10.1111/j.1740-8261.2008.00413.x
PubMed ID:18833960
Citations:Web of Science®. Times Cited: 3
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