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- Appelgrein, C; Hosgood, G
- Australian veterinary journal 2018 v.96 no.1-2 pp. 28-32
- thoracic cavity, etc ; Bull Terrier; German Shepherd; Golden Retriever; Labrador Retriever; Vizsla; cats; dogs; lungs; morbidity; muscles; osteotomy; patent ductus arteriosus; periosteum; pleura; postoperative complications; thoracic duct; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... OBJECTIVE: To describe a modified rib pivot thoracotomy and its clinical application in client‐owned dogs and cats. STUDY DESIGN: Case series of 24 dogs and 1 cat requiring a thoracotomy. METHODS: A lateral thoracic incision over the required thoracic segment was made. The latissimus dorsi muscle was reflected dorsally. The predetermined rib was identified and the periosteum overlying the rib was ...