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Journal April 2011 (Vol 33, No 4)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Lung Lobe Torsion by John C. Gicking , DVM, DACVECC, Marcel Aumann , Dr. Med. Vet., DACVIM, DACVECC

1. What breed of dog is most commonly affected by lung lobe torsion?
2. Torsion is most commonly reported to affect the _______ lung lobes.
3. Which of the following is not thought to be a predisposing factor to the development of lung lobe torsion?
4. _______ is not a cause of hypoxemia.
5. _______ is not a common finding on plain thoracic radiographs of an animal with a lung lobe torsion.
6. Ultrasonographically, a torsed lung lobe may appear
7. Emergency intervention for a dyspneic patient with a lung lobe torsion does not include
8. Dogs and cats can tolerate removal of up to _______ of their total lung mass.
9. One advantage of a median sternotomy compared with an intercostal approach to the thorax may be
10. Which statement regarding treatment and prognosis of lung lobe torsion is false?
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