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Bulletin of the Veterinary Institute in Pulawy

The Journal of National Veterinary Research Institute in Pulawy

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Syringomyelia and Chiari Malformation in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels – Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Pharmacological and Surgical Treatment

Andrzej Pomianowski
  • Department of Internal Medicine, Poland
  • :
/ Zbigniew Adamiak
  • Department of Surgery and Radiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Warmia and Mazury, 10-957 Olsztyn, Poland
Published Online: 2013-03-15 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/bvip-2013-0025

Abstract

Nine dogs with Chiari malformation and syringomyelia, which were subjected to low-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test, were described. The results of MRI examinations were presented. The outcomes of pharmacological therapy involving two dogs and surgical treatment of one dog were also described. The applied treatments produced positive short-term outcomes, and they eliminated the clinical symptoms of the disease.

Keywords : dogs; Chiari malformation; syringomyelia; magnetic resonance imaging

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Published Online: 2013-03-15

Published in Print: 2013-03-01


Citation Information: Bulletin of the Veterinary Institute in Pulawy. Volume 57, Issue 1, Pages 131–133, ISSN (Online) 2300-3235, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/bvip-2013-0025, March 2013

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