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A three-year-old female spayed Golden retriever presented with a two-week history of regurgitation due to oesophageal stricture formation. Further diagnostics revealed two oesophageal strictures located at the thoracic inlet and caudal to the heart base, respectively. Endoscopic balloon dilation...

Author(s)
Fraune, C.; Gaschen, F.; Ryan, K.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2009, 50, 10, pp 550-553
Abstract

Endoscopic balloon dilation of benign esophageal strictures was performed in 18 dogs and 10 cats with a median age of 4 years. Stricture formation was associated with a recent anesthetic episode in 18 patients. Regurgitation was the most common clinical sign and was present a median of 4 weeks...

Author(s)
Leib, M. S.; Dinnel, H.; Ward, D. L.; Reimer, M. E.; Towell, T. L.; Monroe, W. E.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Lakewood, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2001, 15, 6, pp 547-552
Abstract

There are several case studies of endoscopic balloon dilation of oesophageal strictures reported in the veterinary literature (including 48 dogs, 25 cats). Stricture formation was associated with a recent anesthetic episode in 62% of the cases, other suspected causes were oesophageal foreign bodies ...

Author(s)
Linden, T.; Kohn, B.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H. Schaper, Alfeld (Leine), Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2003, 48, 6, pp 337-344
Abstract

A ten-year-old intact female of West Highland White Terrier breed was presented with diagnosed esophageal stricture caused by esophageal foreign body (bone fragment). After removal of foreign body and detection of esophageal injury, the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy was placed. Endoscopic ...

Author(s)
Husník, R.; Králová-Kovaříková, S.; Schánilec, P.; Agudelo, C.; Pospíšil, V.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 5, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2011, 61, 12, pp 691-697
Abstract

Medical records of 18 dogs and 5 cats diagnosed with intramural, inflammatory oesophageal strictures and conservatively treated with balloon catheter dilation were evaluated for cause, location and number of strictures, degree of oesophagitis, number of procedures, and outcome. The majority of...

Author(s)
Melendez, L. D.; Twedt, D. C.; Weyrauch, E. A.; Willard, M. D.
Citation
European Journal of Comparative Gastroenterology, 1998, 3, 1, pp 31-36
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Author(s)
Blass, W.; Küpper, W.
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 1993, 74, 6, pp 538, 541-542
Abstract

The application of the technique is described. The catheter used is made of polyethylene with a balloon of specially treated polyethylene located peripherally to the tube lining. Flouroscopically visible metal bands are put at either end of the balloon. The balloon pressures are monitored to ensure ...

Author(s)
Burk, R. L.; Zawie, D. A.; Garvey, M. S.
Citation
Seminars in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (Small Animal), 1987, 2, 4, pp 241-247
Abstract

After application of a technique using a Gruntzig balloon dilatation catheter for the treatment of alimentary tract strictures in 2 dogs and 2 cats, 3 of the patients responded well, as shown by no regurgitation or dysphagia when maintained on a gruel-type diet, weight gain, and resolution of...

Author(s)
Sooy, T. E.; Adams, W. M.; Pitts, R. P.; Beck, K. A.
Citation
Veterinary Radiology, 1987, 28, 4, pp 131-137
Abstract

A 4-year-old spayed female Poodle weighing 3.5 kg was examined for regurgitation of one month's duration. The owner reported that the dog was usually able to retain food if it was fed gruel or pulverized dry food in small amounts. Metoclopramide and cimetidine did not improve the dog's condition....

Author(s)
Willard, M. D.; Delles, E. K.
Citation
Veterinary Medicine, 1993, 88, 5, pp 406...410
Abstract

Fasting and postprandial gastroesophageal sphincter pressure (GESP) and plasma gastrin immunoreactivity were measured in 6 dogs from 9 through 60 months after treatment for and recovery from gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV). The GESP was not significantly increased in these dogs, compared with...

Author(s)
Hall, J. A.; Twedt, D. C.; Curtis, C. R.
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 1989, 50, 8, pp 1228-1232

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