Esophageal foreign bodies in dogs: 34 cases (2004-2009).

  title={Esophageal foreign bodies in dogs: 34 cases (2004-2009).},
  author={Holly C Thompson and Yonaira E Cort{\'e}s and Kristi M. Gannon and Dennis B. Bailey and Sean R Freer},
  journal={Journal of veterinary emergency and critical care},
  volume={22 2},
OBJECTIVE To characterize the clinical and radiographic signs, endoscopic findings, treatment, and outcome for dogs that present with esophageal foreign bodies (EFBs), and to identify factors associated with the severity of secondary esophagitis and length of hospitalization (LOH). DESIGN Retrospective case series. SETTING Private referral veterinary center. ANIMALS Client-owned dogs. INTERVENTIONS None. MEASUREMENTS Medical records for 34 client-owned dogs with EFBs that had… CONTINUE READING