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Use of a retained urethral catheter in three dogs with prostatic neoplasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1413466     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Percutaneous nephrostomy catheters modified by cutting off the tubing connectors were implanted in three dogs with prostatic neoplasia to relieve or prevent stranguria. One catheter was implanted with a guide wire through a perineal urethrotomy, and two catheters were implanted via celiotomy and cystotomy. Morbidity and complications were minimal. Inflammation of the abdominal incision was present from day 4 to day 8 in the dogs with celiotomy. Urinary incontinence was continuous in one dog and intermittent in two dogs. Hematuria occurred in two dogs. The retained urethral catheter was a suitable palliative treatment for urethral obstruction in three dogs with prostatic neoplasia.
F A Mann; R J Barrett; R A Henderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Veterinary surgery : VS     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0161-3499     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet Surg     Publication Date:    1992 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-11-17     Completed Date:  1992-11-17     Revised Date:  2011-04-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8113214     Medline TA:  Vet Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  342-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia 65211.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / secondary,  surgery,  veterinary*
Carcinoma, Transitional Cell / secondary,  surgery,  veterinary*
Dog Diseases / surgery*
Hematuria / veterinary
Lung Neoplasms / secondary,  veterinary
Postoperative Care / veterinary
Postoperative Complications / veterinary
Prostatectomy / veterinary
Prostatic Neoplasms / surgery,  veterinary*
Urethral Obstruction / prevention & control,  veterinary
Urinary Catheterization / veterinary*
Urinary Incontinence / veterinary

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