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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
AbstractFull Text

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

Knowledge regarding the etiology and prognosis for canine megaesophagus (ME) is currently limited to small case series that may now be out of date in light of recent advances in the understanding of neurological syndromes and the availability of advanced diagnostic testing. Ninety-nine dogs...

Author(s)
Gomes, S. A.; Luc Van Ham; Anouk Van Ham; Ives, E. J.; Vanhaesebrouck, A.
Publisher
American Animal Hospital Association, Denver, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2020, 56, 1, pp 7-16
AbstractFull Text

Megaesophagus is a condition in canines, where the esophagus fails to propel the food down into the stomach. The ingesta pools in esophagus that becomes perceptibly enlarged and this patho-morphological aberration results in recurrent bouts of regurgitation. In other medical conditions like the...

Author(s)
Sabita Rakshit; Sidhu, G. S.; Kabita Roy
Publisher
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Ahmedabad, India
Citation
Intas Polivet, 2016, 17, 1, pp 155-158
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A 9 years old male mixed breed of shepherd dog was diagnosed with megaesophagus. The subject showed evident clinical signs of a severe pathological state, occurred in about two weeks. The symptoms were cough, dyspnea, dysphagia, regurgitation, general weakness state and fever. Megaesophagus was...

Author(s)
Diano, M.; Dell'Omo, F.; Savino, J.; Carpinisan, L.
Publisher
Facultatea de Medicină Veterinară, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrari Stiintifice - Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole a Banatului Timisoara, Medicina Veterinara, 2019, 52, 1, pp 48-53
Abstract

Nine dogs presented with signs of chronic regurgitation and weight loss were subjected to clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnostic techniques. Survey radiographs and barium contrast radiography confirmed esophageal diverticulum associated with megaesophagus in one, constriction of lower...

Author(s)
Ramesh, P.; Kavitha, S.; Jeyaraja, K.; Chandrasekaran, D.; Prasad, S. A.; Jayathangaraj, M. G.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 96, 9, pp 65-66
Abstract

Background: Megaesophagus carries a poor to guarded prognosis due to death from aspiration pneumonia. Options for medical management of regurgitation are limited to strategic oral or gastrostomy tube feeding. Objectives: To describe the use and efficacy of intermittent esophageal suctioning to...

Author(s)
Manning, K.; Birkenheuer, A. J.; Briley, J.; Montgomery, S. A.; Harris, J.; Vanone, S. L.; Gookin, J. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2016, 30, 5, pp 1715-1719
AbstractFull Text

Megaesophagus (esophageal dilatation) is a neuromuscular disease. In this disorder, the esophagus is abnormally stretched and air is collected with food in it. Two male dogs aged 4 and 6-year-old, German shepherd breeds and weighing 18.4 and 23.2 kg were presented to the Veterinary Hospital of...

Author(s)
Mosallanejad, B.; Ghadiri, A.; Avizeh, R.
Publisher
School of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2010, 11, 4, pp 379-382, 394-395
AbstractFull Text

This paper reports on teo cases of esophageal diverticum, in the first case, a feline male, mixed breed, with 40 days of life was seen with complaint of postprandial regurgitation that was repeated at each meal. On physical examination, the animal was below ideal weight, apathetic, with pale mucosa ...

Author(s)
Oliveira, T. N. de A.; Veloso, J. F.; Rocha, P. dos S.; Lacerda, P. D.; Carlos, R. S. A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2018, 46, Supplement, pp 249

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