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Either as an emergency treatment or as part of therapy, being able to perform a tracheotomy and place a tracheostomy tube can be very useful for the bovine practitioner. This article presents different situations in which performing a tracheotomy and placing a tracheostomy tube might be indicated....

Nichols, S.
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Food Animal Practice, 2008, 24, 2, pp 307-317

Inspiratory dyspnoea may be the result of chronic laryngeal obstruction or, rarely, because of tracheal collapse. Chronic laryngeal obstruction, as a result of necrobacillosis or infectious bovine rhinotracheitis, responds poorly to medical treatment. A tracheolaryngostomy technique under general...

West, H. J.
Veterinary Journal, 1997, 153, 1, pp 81-86
Cover for Bacillus anthracis as a foodborne pathogen

HistoryAnthrax is a peracute, acute or subacute disease, primarily affecting herbivores but also capable of affecting other mammals, including man,...