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Journal February 2009 (Vol 31, No 2)

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NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Obstructive Lesions and Traumatic Injuries of the Canine and Feline Tracheas CE Article #2

1. Tracheal obstruction has been reported to occur with
2. For suspected tracheal obstruction, ________ is the initial diagnostic modality of choice.
3. Options for treatment of tracheal tumors include
4. The short-term prognosis after tracheal tumor resection is generally
5. The number of tracheal rings that can be safely removed during resection and anastomosis in a 6- to 8-week-old puppy is
6. Tracheal rupture in cats is most commonly associated with
7. _________ is a common clinical sign of tracheal rupture.
8. After traumatic tracheal avulsion, cats may show no significant respiratory compromise if the _________ is/are intact.
9. Animals with suspected tracheal rupture should go immediately to surgery if subcutaneous emphysema is
10. _________ is/are the only effective treatment for stenosis of avulsed tracheal ends.
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