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Abstract

Acquired megaesophagus is an uncommon cause of regurgitation in dogs. Diagnosis is confirmed by simple or contrast radiographs, endoscopy, tomography, scintigraphy, or magnetic resonance imaging. Esophagography with barium sulphate contrast is the most commonly used method, however, it may be...

Author(s)
Fagundes, B. D.; Rondelli, M. C. H.; Cavalcanti, E. A. N. L. D.; Lima Espinosa, A. de; Silva, C. B. da; Santos, T. C. dos; Cavalcanti, G. A. O.
Publisher
Editora Guará, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Clínica Veterinária, 2021, 26, 151, pp 46-55
AbstractFull Text

The purpose of this literature review was to gather articles and literature about canine megaesophagus, addressing this condition in a solid and clear way, so that veterinarians have a concise theoretical reference on such pathology. Megaesophagus is a disorder of esophageal motility that can be of ...

Author(s)
Souza, I. R. de; Bomfim, L. T.; Medeiros Dias, S. R. de; Oliveira Santos, K. L. de
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2022, 16, 3,
Abstract

Megaesophagus affects dogs worldwide but limited information is available regarding its characteristics in the general population of dogs. The objectives of this study were to provide information on a large population of dogs diagnosed with megaesophagus in regards to population characteristics,...

Author(s)
Haines, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2019, 123, pp 1-6
Abstract

Megaesophagus is a disease characterized by generalized esophageal dilatation, resulting from reduced or absent esophageal motility. It can be congenital or acquired and some common causes are persistent right aortic arch and myasthenia gravis. It can also be secondary to a variety of diseases,...

Author(s)
Oaskis, J. R.; Machado, S. M.; Cezana, J. M.; Andrade, W. L.; Palácio, B. B.; Andrade Júnior, P. S. C. de; Amaral, C. B.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Citation
Medicina Veterinária (Brasil), 2020, 14, 4, pp 261-267
Abstract

A 14-year-old intact female Maltese dog weighting 4.84 kg was presented with acute regurgitation. At presentation, the dog was diagnosed with megaesophagus and primary hypothyroidism based on the radiography and thyroid-stimulating hormone stimulation test, respectively. Treatment was initiated...

Author(s)
Lee Dohee; Yun Taesik; Koo Yoonhoi; Chae Yeon; Kang ByeongTeck; Yang MhanPyo; Kim Hakhyun
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2022, 73, 2, pp 4265-4270
AbstractFull Text

Background: Nasopharyngeal polyps are benign and inflammatory masses assumed to arise from the middle ear or the eustachian tube with extension into the pharynx. The most common clinical signs associated with nasopharyngeal polyps include respiratory stertor, dyspnea, and otic discharge....

Author(s)
Kim KiHoon
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2021, 49, (Suppl 1): 710,
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A three year old German shepherd bitch was presented with history of chronic vomiting since two months. Earlier treated with antiemetics but no improvement was noticed. The dog was subjected for radiography. Contrast radiography revealed dilatation of thoracic oesophagus. The case was confirmed as ...

Author(s)
Revathi, P.; Sunandhadevi, S.; Sivasudharsan, L.; Hareesh, A. U.; Rathanam, J. D.; Rambabu, K.
Publisher
Indian Society for Advancement of Canine Practice, Lucknow, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Canine Practice, 2019, 11, 1, pp 80-81
Abstract

Megaesophagus (ME) is a common esophageal disease in dogs and the prognosis is generally poor, especially with aspiration pneumonia (AP). We retrospectively investigated the clinical features and prognosis of canine ME in Japan. Twenty-eight dogs were included in this study, with the Miniature...

Author(s)
Nakagawa, T.; Doi, A.; Ohno, K.; Yokoyama, N.; Tsujimoto, H.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2019, 81, 3, pp 348-352
Abstract

CASE DESCRIPTION: In Latvia in 2014, acquired idiopathic megaesophagus (AIME) was observed in increased numbers of dogs that consumed varieties of 1 brand of dog food. Within 2 years, 253 dogs were affected. In Australia in November 2017, 6 working dogs that consumed 1 diet of another brand of dog...

Author(s)
Hurley, K. J.; Mansfield, C.; Vanhoutan, I. M.; Lacorcia, L.; Allenspach, K.; Hebbard, G.; Marks, S. L.; Poppenga, R.; Kaufman, J. H.; Weimer, B. C.; Woolard, K. D.; Bielitzki, J.; Lulham, D.; Naar, J.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2021, 259, 2, pp 172-183
Abstract

Polyneuropathy is defined as the simultaneous dysfunction of several peripheral nerves. In dogs, a number of breeds are predisposed to a variety of immune-mediated and/or degenerative inherited forms of polyneuropathy, with laryngeal paralysis and/or megaesophagus as important clinical features of...

Author(s)
Jahns, H.; Vernau, K. M.; Nolan, C. M.; O'Neill, E. J.; Shiel, R. E.; Shelton, G. D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2020, 57, 5, pp 666-674

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