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A nine-month-old Persian cat was initially received for an acute respiratory distress. The initial physical examination and the thoracic radiographs revealed that the cat had a pectus excavatum of moderate severity. A surgery combining sternebral plate, non-resorbable circumsternebral sutures and...

Author(s)
Lamère, R.; Ragetly, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Masson, Issy-les Moulineaux Cedex, France
Citation
Revue Vétérinaire Clinique, 2018, 53, 2, pp 45-50
Abstract

Pectus excavatum is an unusual congenital condition and, as such, there is a relative paucity of published information concerning the condition in companion animals. Pectus excavatum is more commonly reported in cats than dogs and so this article will discuss the presentation, diagnosis, treatment...

Author(s)
Charlesworth, T.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2017, 39, 2, pp 73...82
AbstractFull Text

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,
AbstractFull Text

This case report aims to clinically and radiologically describe a case of feline pectus excavatum and to evaluate the treatment results. An 8-month-old female cat weighing 3.2 kg was presented to the Surgery Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Adnan Menderes University with respiratory...

Author(s)
Yaygingul, R.; Kibar, B.; Suner, I.; Belge, A.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2016, 61, 7, pp 409-411
Abstract

Pectus excavatum is a rare congenital condition that develops in young cats, presenting as a deformity of the sternum and costal cartilage. Consequently, it causes an abnormality in the chest shape, resulting in symptoms such as dyspnea, coughing, and stunted growth. Surgical correction is required ...

Author(s)
Kusaba, A.; Hirakawa, A.; Kusaba, H.; Kusaba, H.
Publisher
Japan Veterinary Medical Association, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 2019, 72, 11, pp 695-699
AbstractFull Text

Pectus excavatum (PE) is an uncommon, congenital thoracic wall deformity that has been previously documented in a variety of species. Most of the time, the preferred treatment modality is surgical. External and internal splints may also be used according to the age of the patient and pliability of...

Author(s)
Özer, K.; Karabağlı, M.; Akgül, Ö.; Devecİoğlu, Y.; Demİrutku, A.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, Kars, Turkey
Citation
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2017, 23, 5, pp 699-705
Abstract

Pectus excavatum (PE) is the term used to characterize a rare sternal deformity in small animals, which results in dorsoventral narrowing of the chest. The etiology appears to be congenital and the clinical diagnosis is based on visual observation. Clinical signs, if present, consist of cardiac and ...

Author(s)
Miranda, F. G.; Sena, J. de O.; Pereira, L. C.; Azevedo, S. C.; Oliveira, M. S. de; Nepomuceno, A. C.; Rezende, C. M. de F.; Torres, R. C. S.
Publisher
Editora Guará, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Clínica Veterinária, 2015, 20, 118, pp 84-88, 90-92
Abstract

A 6-year-old neutered female domestic shorthair cat weighing 3.1 kg was referred to the clinic owing to a 2 day history of anorexia. On physical examination, a pectus excavatum (PE) was apparent, and a cranial abdominal mass was palpated. Serum biochemical analysis showed severely elevated liver...

Author(s)
Haider, G.; Dokic, Z.; Petritsch, B.; Lorinson, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2015, 17, 12, pp 1077-1079
Abstract

Objectives: The objective of this study was to report the use of computed tomography (CT) in conjunction with clinical signs to assess the severity of pectus excavatum (PE) in kittens and to guide surgical decision-making; also to report medium-term outcome in a prospective cohort of kittens...

Author(s)
Charlesworth, T. M.; Schwarz, T.; Sturgess, C. P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2016, 18, 8, pp 613-619
Abstract

The Pectus excavatum is a deformity of the costocartilages and sternum that result in a dorsoventral narrowing of the chest. This is deformity has been reported in dogs and cats. Although the etiology of Pectus excavatum is unknown, several theories have been postulated as possible causes, such as...

Author(s)
Galvão, A. L. B.; Toni, M. C.; Mostachio, G. Q.; Rossi, A.; Braz, L. A. do N.; Dias, D. P. M.; Canola, J. C.; Carvalho, M. B.; Tinucci-Costa, M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2013, 7, Suppl. 1, pp 372-374

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