[Treatment of atresia ani type I by balloon dilatation in 5 kittens and one puppy].

@article{Tomsa2011TreatmentOA,
  title={[Treatment of atresia ani type I by balloon dilatation in 5 kittens and one puppy].},
  author={Kamil Tomsa and Andrea Major and Tony M. Glaus},
  journal={Schweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde},
  year={2011},
  volume={153 6},
  pages={277-80}
}
Atresia ani is the most common anorectal anomaly in small animals. In the present study, an anal stricture (atresia ani type I) in five 3 to 8 weeks old kittens and one 4 month old puppy was treated by balloon dilation. In 4 kittens and the puppy the stricture was eliminated permanently and without complications by a single intervention. Only the smallest… CONTINUE READING