Assessment of uterine involution in bitches using B-mode and Doppler ultrasonography.

@article{Barbosa2013AssessmentOU,
  title={Assessment of uterine involution in bitches using B-mode and Doppler ultrasonography.},
  author={Claudia da Cunha Barbosa and M{\'i}rley Barbosa de Souza and Luana Azevedo de Freitas and Ticiana Franco Pereira da Silva and Sheyla Farhayldes Souza Domingues and L{\'u}cia Daniel Machado da Silva},
  journal={Animal reproduction science},
  year={2013},
  volume={139 1-4},
  pages={
          121-6
        }
}
The aim of this study was to measure the uterine diameter by B-mode and Doppler velocimetry patterns of uterine arteries in postpartum female dogs after normal delivery or cesarean section (c-section). Ten female dogs were assessed on weeks 0, 1, 2, 3 and 4 postpartum. Only at week 0, bitches submitted to c-section presented higher body diameters and uterine horns when compared to normal delivery. It was observed a reduction in uterine diameters over the weeks in both groups. In general… CONTINUE READING
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