Health and welfare of Brachycephalic dogs: Alimentary disease and gastroesophageal regurgitation

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Alimentary disease and gastroesophageal regurgitation

Published 10 February 2023

Freiche, V. and German, A.J. (2021) Digestive diseases in brachycephalic dogs. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, 51 (1), pp. 61-78.

Petchell, W.H. et al. (2022) Incidence of alimentary and respiratory disease in brachycephalic dogs presenting to primary care veterinary practices participating in the SAVSNET project. Veterinary Record, p. e1685.

Kaye, B.M. et al. (2018) Relationship between brachycephalic airway syndrome and gastrointestinal signs in three breeds of dog. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 59 (11), pp. 670-673.

Appelgrein, C. et al. (2022) Quantification of gastroesophageal regurgitation in brachycephalic dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 36 (3), pp. 927-934.

Luciani, E., Reinero, C. and Grobman, M. (2022) Evaluation of aerodigestive disease and diagnosis of sliding hiatal hernia in brachycephalic and nonbrachycephalic dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 36 (4), pp. 1229-1236.

Vangrinsven, E. et al. (2021) Diagnosis and treatment of gastro‐oesophageal junction abnormalities in dogs with brachycephalic syndrome. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 62 (3), pp. 200-208.

See also references relating to peri-operative reflux / regurgitation in the section on Anaesthetic risk

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