Surgical management of cricopharyngeal dysphagia in dogs: 14 cases (1989-2001).

TitleSurgical management of cricopharyngeal dysphagia in dogs: 14 cases (1989-2001).
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsWarnock JJ, Marks SL, Pollard R, Kyles AE, Davidson A
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume223
Issue10
Pagination1462-8
Date Published2003 Nov 15
ISSN0003-1488
KeywordsAnimals, Cricoid Cartilage, Deglutition Disorders, Dog Diseases, Dogs, Esophageal Achalasia, Female, Male, Nutrition Disorders, Pharyngeal Muscles, Pneumonia, Aspiration, Postoperative Complications, Retrospective Studies, Treatment Outcome
Abstract

To determine outcome of and complications associated with cricopharyngeal myotomy or myectomy for treatment of cricopharyngeal dysphagia (CPD) in dogs.

Alternate JournalJ. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.