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Thoracocentesis or thoracic drainage is used in animals with pneumothorax or pleural effusions and is, if performed correctly, a safe method to provide relief for patients with acute respiratory distress. Typical indications are open and closed pneumothorax with traumatic, spontaneous and...

Author(s)
Kazmierczak, C.; Thiel, C.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2013, 94, 10, pp 880-889
Abstract

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
Abstract

In case of liquid or gas pleural effusion, a drainage is both diagnostic as therapeutic. Based on the characteristics of the animal and of the effusion, the drainage can be performed through thoracocentesis or thoracic drainage. The availability of a drainage of reduced diameter through indirect...

Author(s)
Brissot, H.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2013, 30, 4, pp 55-60
Abstract

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
Abstract

Thoracentesis and thoracostomy tubes, also referred to as chest tubes or thoracic drains, are used to withdraw air (pneumothorax) and/or fluid (effusion) from the pleural space in order to relieve pulmonary collapse and restore pleural subatmospheric pressure. Chest tubes may also be used in cases...

Author(s)
Day, S. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Nursing Journal, 2014, 29, 2, pp 42-46
Abstract

Case study on an eight-year-old Collie with pulmonary bulla is reported; the dog is administered as displaying breathing problems. As X-ray recognises pneumothorax in right thoracic cavity, the continuous thoracic drainage is performed, but does not improve the conditions. Later, CT scan shows the...

Author(s)
Kayanuma, H.
Publisher
Buneido Publishing Company Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Japan, 2017, 70, 5, pp 374-376
Abstract

Objective: To describe the use of pericardial catheters in dogs with pericardial effusion (PE), and detail any associated adverse events. Design: Retrospective study. Setting: University teaching hospital. Animals: Eighteen client-owned dogs that had pericardial catheters placed for pericardial...

Author(s)
Cook, S.; Cortellini, S.; Humm, K.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2019, 29, 4, pp 413-417
Abstract

Objective - To document a novel technique to image the thoracic duct and its tributaries by contrast enhanced computed tomography (CT) lymphography. Study Design - Clinical report. Animals - Dogs (n=6) idiopathic chylothorax. Methods - Ultrasonography was used to guide percutaneous injection of...

Author(s)
Johnson, E. G.; Wisner, E. R.; Kyles, A.; Koehler, C.; Marks, S. L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2009, 38, 3, pp 361-367
AbstractFull Text

Four thoracic evacuation techniques for pneumothorax elimination after diaphragmatic defect closure were compared in 40 canine cadavers. After creating a defect in the left side of the diaphragm, thoracic drainage was performed by thoracostomy tube insertion through the defect and a small (DD-SP)...

Author(s)
Yoon HunYoung; Mann, F. A.; Lee SuhWon; Jeong SoonWuk
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2013, 14, 2, pp 193-197
Abstract

This study was performed to compare the amount of air leakage into the thoracic cavity associated with three thoracostomy tube materials (silicone, polyvinyl chloride, red rubber) in canine cadavers. Differences in intrapleural pressures (IPPs) measured before and after tube placement and before...

Author(s)
Yoon HunYoung; Kim JinSuk; Lee, S. W.; Jeong SoonWuk
Publisher
Veterinary Solutions LLC, Apopka, USA
Citation
International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine, 2011, 9, 4, pp 368-375

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