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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

An innovative technique to retrieve metallic foreign bodies from stomach of a beagle dog with videogastroscopy: A case report

Author(s):
Dwijen Kalita, Bhaben Ch. Baishya, Prerona Patowary and Pooja Sonar
Abstract:
The present communication has placed on record for successful treatment of a four and half year old male Beagle dog was presented with a history of vomiting with a cluster of iron nails found in vomitus. Appetite, thirst, urine colour, activity and stool consistency were normal but there was presence of smell of fresh blood in dark colour stool. The plain radiographic examination of abdomen revealed, stacks of iron nails in stomach and few nails were seen in the small intestine. The dog was premedicated with Atropine sulphate and anesthetized with xylazine and Ketamine and was subjected for videogastroscopy for retrieval of iron nails from the stomach with the help of a bar magnet in the anterior part of the endoscopic foreceps. All the nails from the stomach were successfully removed in 5 times repeated withdrawal of the magnet. Therapeutic management comprised of antibiotics, antiulcerogenic, probiotics and acid blocker. Light liquid paraffin (20ml) was infused directly into the stomach and all the nails in intestine came out with faeces on the next day. The dog recovered successfully.
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How to cite this article:
Dwijen Kalita, Bhaben Ch. Baishya, Prerona Patowary and Pooja Sonar. An innovative technique to retrieve metallic foreign bodies from stomach of a beagle dog with videogastroscopy: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 290-293.

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