M. D. M. Díaz
Tracheal trauma and pneumonia secondary to endotracheal intubation in a horse undergoing general anaesthesia, computerised tomography and myelography
Díaz, M. D. M.; Hewetson, M.; Kaartinen, J.
Summary Endotracheal intubation is commonly performed in horses undergoing general anaesthesia to avoid fluid aspiration and provide mechanical ventilation and inhalational anaesthetic agents. Secondary laryngeal and tracheal trauma following intubation is not rare. This case report describes the successful treatment of a horse with laryngeal and tracheal trauma secondary to intubation during myelography. Based on other clinical reports and clinical experience, movement of the endotracheal tube during myelography was considered the most likely cause of the damage. This case underscores the importance of monitoring horses for development of respiratory signs after general anaesthesia for computerised tomography and myelography.
Díaz, M. D. M., Hewetson, M., & Kaartinen, J. (2021). Tracheal trauma and pneumonia secondary to endotracheal intubation in a horse undergoing general anaesthesia, computerised tomography and myelography. Equine Veterinary Education, n/a(n/a), https://doi.org/10.1111/eve.13591
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Acceptance Date||Oct 27, 2021|
|Deposit Date||Jan 14, 2022|
|Publicly Available Date||Jan 1, 2023|
|Journal||Equine Veterinary Education|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|Keywords||horse; orotracheal intubation; pneumonia; myelography; general anaesthesia; computerised tomography|
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