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Comparison of surgical indications and short- and long-term complications in 56 cats undergoing perineal, transpelvic or prepubic urethrostomy

Seneviratne, M; Stamenova, P; Lee, K

Authors

M Seneviratne

P Stamenova

K Lee



Abstract

Objectives
The aim of this study was to compare indications, complications and mortality rates for perineal urethrostomy (PU), transpelvic urethrostomy (TPU) and prepubic urethrostomy (PPU).

Methods
A retrospective review of, and follow-up owner questionnaire for, cats undergoing urethrostomy between 2008 and 2018, at a single referral hospital, were performed.

Results
Fifty-six cats underwent urethrostomy (PU, n = 37; TPU, n = 8; PPU, n = 11). The presenting problem was significantly associated with urethrostomy technique (P

Citation

Seneviratne, M., Stamenova, P., & Lee, K. (2020). Comparison of surgical indications and short- and long-term complications in 56 cats undergoing perineal, transpelvic or prepubic urethrostomy. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 1098612X2095903. https://doi.org/10.1177/1098612X20959032

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Sep 30, 2020
Publication Date Sep 30, 2020
Deposit Date Oct 2, 2020
Publicly Available Date Oct 2, 2020
Journal Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery
Print ISSN 1098-612X
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 1098612X2095903
DOI https://doi.org/10.1177/1098612X20959032
Public URL https://rvc-repository.worktribe.com/output/1375461
Publisher URL https://doi.org/10.1177/1098612X20959032

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