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Background: Deformities of the anterior thoracic wall are called pectus: pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum. Pectus excavatum is characterised by dorsal deviation of the caudal region of the sternum while pectus carinatum consists of protrusion of the sternum and/or adjacent cartilage. Both...

Author(s)
Souza, C. L. de; Oliveira Baia, G. de; Rezende, B. C.; Brito Nery Jaworski, L. T. de; Prass, D.; Néspoli, P. E. B.; Bom Parto Ferreira de Almeida, A. do; Sousa, V. R. F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2020, 48, (Suppl 1): 587,
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Pectus excavatum, thoracic spine deformities, tracheal hypoplasia and lateral heart displacement are frequently described in brachycephalic dog breeds. Pectus carinatum is described sporadically, although the authors' observations demonstrate that it may occur in certain brachycephalic dog breeds....

Author(s)
Komsta, R.; Osiński, Z.; Dębiak, P.; Twardowski, P.; Lisiak, B.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 10, pp e0223642
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The congenital, neonatal and pediatric orthopedic diseases among which osteochondrodysplasias (cartilage and bone disorders that occur due to defective endochondral or intramembranous ossification) have often concurrent thoracic abnormalities, including pectus excavatum and pectus carrinatum, that...

Author(s)
Igna, C.; Schuszler, L.; Dascǎlu, R.; Sicoe, B.; Zaha, C.
Publisher
Facultatea de Medicina Veterinara, Timisoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrari Stiintifice - Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole a Banatului Timisoara, Medicina Veterinara, 2020, 53, 3, pp 26-35
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Pectus excavatum is a rare condition in domestic animals. To the authors knowledge this is the first reported case of pectus excavatum in the dog breed Picard. There were two puppies in the litter, both released by caesarian section. The male puppy was 4 weeks old when referred for treatment for ...

Author(s)
Berg, J. A.
Publisher
Den Norske Veterinærforening, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Norsk Veterinærtidsskrift, 2018, 130, 6, pp 358-362
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The aim of the study was to correlate the clinical severity of pectus excavatum with its type and degree based on objective radiographic evaluation. Twelve brachycephalic dogs were included. Grading of the clinical severity was done based on a 6-point grading score. Thoracic radiographs were used...

Author(s)
Hassan, E. A.; Hassan, M. H.; Torad, F. A.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2018, 80, 5, pp 766-771
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Pectus excavatum is a congenital disorder characterized by the dorsal-ventral compression and increased chest width leading to breastbone and cartilage abnorml growth, and eventually chondrosternal depression. This is a congenital abnormality and is considered to be a heritable disease. Pectus ...

Author(s)
Moura, C. N. O. de; Dipp, G.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 4, pp 1-6
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Pectus excavatum is considered a pathology of the chest wall where there is convexity in the ventral aspect of the sternum, which generates secondary complications, such as ventrodorsal stretching of the chest and increased intrathoracic pressure, among others. In the present case, the body of a...

Author(s)
Aguirre, J. C.; Gallego, R. S.; Buitrago, J. A.
Publisher
Universidade Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y de Zootecnia, 2021, 68, 3, pp 252-261
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Background: Pectus excavatum is a rare congenital or developmental deformity of the chest wall that has been reported in both dogs and cats. The clinical symptoms vary in severity and are correlated with the grade of the deformity. The most severe cases are at a very high risk of intra- and...

Author(s)
Mattioli, G.; Zanfabro, M.; Bonazzi, M.; Martano, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tripoli, Tripoli, Libya
Citation
Open Veterinary Journal, 2022, 12, 1, pp 148-155
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Background: Pectus are congenital sternal deformities considered rare in small animals, and they are divided into two types. Pectus excavatum causes a concave aspect in the ventral portion of the animal's thorax, which is known as "funnel chest, " while pectus carinatum produces a convex appearance ...

Author(s)
Sanches, M. P.; Carvalho, S. M. R. de; Costa, C. C.; Abreu, D. M.; Nascimento, D. M. do; Jesus, W. J. de; Pessoa, G. T.; Araujó, J. R.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2019, 47, Supplement,
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Objective: To describe a novel, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) approach used to treat pectus excavatum (PE) in a dog. Animals: A 5 month-old, 5.1 kg, intact, female, Cockapoo. Study design: Case report. Methods: Clinical, imaging and surgical records of a dog with severe PE who...

Author(s)
Villagrà, D. B.; Charlesworth, T. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2022, 51, 6, pp 1009-1015

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