Case Studies

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Vet Staff
by: Dr. Marc Wosar, DACVS Gal is a 3.5 year old intact male Yorkshire Terrier which presented to Miami Veterinary Specialists for evaluation and treatment of collapsing trachea. He had originally been presented to his primary care veterinarian with the complaint of difficulty breathing, coughing and exercise intolerance at the age of one year. He was diagnosed with collapsing trachea based on thoracic radiographs, and was being treated with antitussives (butorphanol and hydrocodone ...
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Dr. Juan C. Sardinas
Disabling conditions of the hip joint are commonly seen in our canine patients. A variety of conditions exist that produce or lead to severe pain and muscle mass loss of the rear limb. Hip dysplasia, coxofemoral luxation, capital physeal fracture (Salter I-V types), femoral neck fracture, pelvic and acetabular fractures, and avascular necrosis of the femoral head and neck (Legg-Calve-Perthes disease). Trauma is the most common cause of femoral head aseptic necrosis. ...