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Results of a new procedure to treat naturally occurring chylothorax in dogs

Show simple item record Singh, A. Birsson, B.A. O'Sullivan, M.L. Solomon, J.A. Malek, S. Nykamp, S. Thomason, J.J. Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship 2012-06-12T02:20:47Z 2012-06-12T02:20:47Z 2012-06-11
dc.description Clear Language Research Summaries are a project of the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship (ICES) at the University of Guelph. Project partners include the Business Development Office (BDO), SPARK Program at the University of Guelph, and Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University. This project is part of the Pan-Canadian Research Impact Network. On the Web: en_US
dc.description.abstract Chylothorax is a debilitating condition characterized by the accumulation of lymphatic fluid into the pleural space. This research is about a new minimally invasive procedure to treat chylothorax. The surgery involves inserting a catheter into the thoracic duct and creating an embolism (blockage). The procedure had a low success rate and is not yet recommended for clinical use, however, technical modifications may eventually allow this procedure to be used on clinical cases. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Project support by Agri-Food and Rural Link, Mobilizing Agri-food and Rural Research Knowledge. A program of the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership. en_US
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dc.subject Chylothorax, dog, thoracic duct, catheter, embo-lism, surgery, veterinary medicine en_US
dc.subject clear language research summary en_US
dc.title Results of a new procedure to treat naturally occurring chylothorax in dogs en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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