Suspected bilateral phrenic nerve damage following a mediastinal mass removal in a 17 week old pug

Mathieu Raillard, Pamela Murison, Ivan Doran

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The anesthetic management of a pediatric pug for removal of a mediastinal mass is described. During recovery from anesthesia, the dog's respiratory pattern was compatible with bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis. Incidence, complications, possible treatments of phrenic nerve injury, problems of long-term mechanical ventilation, and alternative case management are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)270-274
JournalThe Canadian veterinary journal. La revue vétérinaire canadienne
Volume58
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 4 Mar 2017

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