Prognostic factors for successful outcome following urethral rupture in dogs and cats.

@article{Anderson2006PrognosticFF,
  title={Prognostic factors for successful outcome following urethral rupture in dogs and cats.},
  author={Rochelle B Anderson and Lillian R. Aronson and Kenneth J Drobatz and Aylin Atilla},
  journal={Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={136-46}
}
Twenty dogs and 29 cats were identified with urethral rupture. Males predominated in both groups. The most common cause of urethral rupture in dogs was vehicular trauma, and in cats it was trauma associated with urethral obstruction and catheterization. Clinicopathological findings, type of surgical correction, time to surgery, type of urinary diversion, and duration of urinary diversion were not statistically associated with the outcome. In this study, the presence of multiple traumatic… CONTINUE READING

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