CPD Circle

Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome: BOAS

This free Veterinary Webinar is produced by Paragon Veterinary Referrals with Mickey Tivers, European and RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery. The following topics are discussed in the webinar:

  • Primary and Secondary Abnormalities
  • Clinical Signs
  • Gastrointestinal signs
  • Exacerbating factors including weight
  • Managing Emergencies and Sedation
  • Plethysmography to assess disease severity
  • Diagnostics including barium swallow
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Anaesthesia and Recovery including pre and peri-operative medication
  • Positioning for BOAS surgery
  • Shortening the soft palate
  • Laryngeal Collapse
  • Sacculectomy
  • Laryngeal Tieback
  • Permanent Tracheostomy
  • Nares Surgery
  • Nasal Turbinectomy
  • Post BOAS surgery complications
  • Placing a temporary tracheostomy
  • Response to Surgery and Prognostic Factors
  • The future for BOAS

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