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Emergency Thoracocentesis

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Meredith Rose, CVT, VTS (ECC), and Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh, DVM, DACVECC, discuss an ER case in which a dog presented in severe respiratory distress and needed an emergency thoracocentesis performed.

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Meredith Rose

CVT VTS(ECC)

Enrolled: 08/2011

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Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh

DVM DACVECC

Enrolled: 08/2011

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Heidi Ramirez's picture

How did he do after the procedure? Did he end up with a chest tube?

Megan Brashear's picture

Heidi, he did very well. We monitored him in ICU for a couple days, never filled up again so no chest tube!