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Journal May 2011 (Vol 33, No 5)

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Canine Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Nonsurgical Management by Michelle Trappler , VMD, Kenneth W. Moore , BVMS, DACVS

1. Which list correctly identifies the primary and secondary anatomic features of BAS?
2. What congenital malformation leads to the soft tissue changes that characterize BAS?
3. Which of the following statements regarding everted laryngeal saccules is true?
4. According to Poiseuille’s law, a 50% reduction in airway diameter leads to a _______ increase in resistance to airflow.
5. Most dogs with BAS present for evaluation due to worsening clinical signs
6. Which statement regarding management of BAS patients is true?
7. Tracheal hypoplasia is diagnosed when
8. The soft palate should be evaluated
9. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding patients with BAS?
10. Surgical intervention to correct BAS abnormalities
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