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Objectives: To describe diagnosis, CT findings, management and short-term outcome of a large population of canine pyothorax cases. Methods: Retrospective analysis of 101 canine pyothorax cases at two UK referral centres. Medical records and CT images were reviewed. Dogs were included if pre- and...

Author(s)
Eiras-Diaz, A.; Hekkel, A. F. von; Hanot, E.; Stanzani, G.; Florey, J.; Miller, R.; Llabres-Diaz, F.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2021, 62, 11, pp 959-966
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Objective: To report the perioperative findings and outcome of dogs undergoing video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for the management of pyothorax. Design: Multi-institutional, retrospective study. Animals: Client-owned dogs (n=14). Methods: Medical records of dogs with pyothorax managed via...

Author(s)
Scott, J.; Ameet Singh; Monnet, E.; Coleman, K. A.; Runge, J. J.; Case, J. B.; Mayhew, P. D.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2017, 46, 5, pp 722-730
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Objective: To review the current literature in reference to the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of pyothorax in dogs and cats. Etiology: Pyothorax, also known as thoracic empyema, is characterized by the accumulation of septic purulent fluid within the pleural space. While the actual...

Author(s)
Stillion, J. R.; Letendre, J. A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2015, 25, 1, pp 113-129
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Clinical bottom line: Currently available literature on canine pyothorax management is low quality, so it is difficult to draw meaningful conclusions from it. With this in mind, however, the literature does suggest that invasive medical management (thoracic drainage and lavage via in-dwelling...

Author(s)
Dean, B.; Adamantos, S.
Publisher
RCVS Knowledge, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Evidence, 2017, 2, 2, pp 87
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Objectives: To describe computed tomographic (CT) findings in canine spontaneous pyothorax and compare them to surgical findings and to assess the utility of CT in guiding case management. Methods: Records from 2003 to 2010 were reviewed to identify dogs, with spontaneous pyothorax, which had...

Author(s)
Swinbourne, F.; Baines, E. A.; Baines, S. J.; Halfacree, Z. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2011, 52, 4, pp 203-208
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CASE REPORT: Pulmonary lymphomatoid granulomatosis (PLG) is a very rare disease of dogs and humans and only one feline case has been reported. PLG has not previously been associated with pyothorax. A 7-year-old female neutered British Short Hair cat was presented for further investigation and...

Author(s)
Giuliano, A.; Cloup, E.; Sanchini, L.; O'Cathasaigh, M.; Constantino-Casas, F.; Watson, P.; Heritage, M.
Publisher
Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association, St. Leonards, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 2019, 49, 1, pp 16-19
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Pyothorax, or thoracic empyema, is an infection of the pleural space, characterized by the accumulation of purulent exudate. It is a life-threatening emergency in dogs as well as in cats, with a guarded prognosis. Dyspnea and/or tachypnea, anorexia and lethargy are the most typical clinical signs....

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Gorris, F.; Faut, S.; Daminet, S.; Rooster, H. de; Saunders, J. H.; Paepe, D.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2017, 86, 3, pp 183-197
Abstract

This study compared costs of treating dogs with pyothorax medically versus surgically. Medical records from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine were searched for cases of pyothorax that underwent either medical or surgical treatment. Patients undergoing surgery were subdivided ...

Author(s)
Bach, J. F.; Anusha Balakrishnan
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2015, 56, 11, pp 1140-1143
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Objective: To assess the prognostic utility of admission quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) scores for in-hospital mortality in a population of dogs with surgically treated sepsis. Design: Retrospective cohort study of dogs from January 2011 to January 2018. Setting: University...

Author(s)
Stastny, T.; Koenigshof, A. M.; Brado, G. E.; Chan, E. K.; Levy, N. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2021, 32, 1, pp 68-74
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Author(s)
Allen-Deal, A.; Starybrat, D.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2021, 51, 36, pp 17-18, 20

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