Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

p. 01-04

Toracotomia com ressecção de costela para lobectomia pulmonar de adenocarcinoma papilar primário extenso em cão

Copat, BrunaPedro Scussel Feranti, JoãoOliveira Chaves, RafaelPaula da Silva, AnaTeresa de Oliveira, MaríliaHeinze Pohl, VirgíniaFelipe Dutra Corrêa, LuisVeloso Brun, Maurício

Background: Primary pulmonary neoplasms are uncommon in dogs. The thoracotomy for resection of rib procedure is performed still little in the national territory in small animal medicine and may in some cases of large tumors the best indication. In this context, the aim of this study was to report the clinical, pathological and histological features, as well to describe the pulmonary lobectomy with rib resection as a therapeutic option for a big pulmonary papillary adenocarcinoma in a dog.Case: A Sixteen-years-old female dachshund dog was referred had a history of cough for about two months. In physical examination expiratory dyspnea, abdominal breathing and muffled lung sounds (mainly in the left lower lung field) was observed. In the chest radiograph a radiopaque structure (9.5 x 7.5 cm) was visualized in the left lower lobe and the trachea was shifted to the right. Front to the findings, the animal was referred for thoracotomy with rib resection to lobectomy of the left lower lobe. In surgery, was performed incision skin/musculocutaneous parallel to the seventh left rib extending from the proximity of the costovertebral articulation to the sternum. After incision and dissection of the muscle layer, the periosteum of the seventh rib was incised on the lateral surface of the middle rib. Then sectioned rib with shear and periosteum together with the parietal pleura with the blad

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