Corpi estranei gastro-intestinali nel cane
Dalla diagnosi alla terapia
Gastrointestinal foreign bodies in the dog: from diagnosis to therapy
Mattioli G., DVM
Libero Professionista (Parma), Giovanni.email@example.com
Simonazzi B., DVM
Dottore di ricerca in Oftalmologia, Ricercatore Dipartimento di Scienze Medico Veterinarie, Università degli studi di Parma
Foreign bodies are one of the main causes for esophageal obstruction in the dog. Gastrointestinal foreign bodies are a severe clinical problem that require a rapid diagnosis and treatment. The aim of this study is to describe the pathophysiology, the clinical presentation and which are the most common types and localizations of gastrointestinal foreign bodies.
The article also explains the most appropriate method to diagnose and remove the foreign bodies and the possible complications consequent to removal.
Foreign bodies, gastrointestinal, dog, treatment, surgery