Document Type: Clinical Report

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1 Department of Radiology and Surgery , Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran

2 Assistant professor,Department of Radiology and Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Case Description- Two female domestic short-hair cats Clinical Findings- The cats with clinical signs of regurgitation, dysphagia and respiratory distress were presented. Symptomatic sliding hiatal hernia was diagnosed by radiography in these cats. Treatment and Outcome- The hernias were corrected surgically by only left-sided fundic gastropexy in one, and by reduction of hiatal opening and gatropexy in the other. Both animals were asymptomatic on re-examination and follow-up studies two, six and twelve months post surgery. Clinical Relevance- This study revealed radiography and gastropexy as good diagnostic and treatment techniques, respectively in sliding hiatal hernia in cats.

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