Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part B (2018)
Cystolithectomy for large calculi in a German shepherd dog
Author(s): JB Patel, AM Patel, PT Sutaria, PB Patel, VS Modh and AN Suthar
Abstract: A six years old male German shepherd dog presented with a history of intermittent painful hematuria since six months. Upon clinical examination the animal was found emaciated and anemic. Ultrasonography revealed large oval hyperechoic structure in urinary bladder. Radiographic examination confirmed a large oval calculi (50×48mm) in urinary bladder. Urinary tract was clear and no abnormalities were found. Cystolithectomy was carried out and retrieved 52.31gm single large calculi was retrieved from urinary bladder. Due to long course of malady bladder wall was found thickened. Postoperative medicinal treatment was carried out for five days. On 12th post operative day sutures were removed and dog recovered uneventfully.
How to cite this article:
JB Patel, AM Patel, PT Sutaria, PB Patel, VS Modh, AN Suthar. Cystolithectomy for large calculi in a German shepherd dog. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2018;3(3):74-75.