Rosario Vallefuoco
École nationale vétérinaire d'Alfort
Neurovascular bundleAnatomyInternal medicineGenitourinary systemSoft tissueEtiologySurgeryUmbilicus (mollusc)Serous fluidPigtailTransverse planeDermatologyRetrospective cohort studyCadaveric spasmPerpendicularAllergySialoceleOsteotomyDysuriaMesovariumFixation (surgical)Pelvic fractureSinusitisErinaceusNosePelvisHedgehogStentImplant failureKittenHypertrophic osteopathyExploratory laparotomyOvarian ligamentBandageTympanic cavityCastrationSialographyPleural effusionLower riskRectovaginal fistulaReduction (orthopedic surgery)Ear canalLumbar vertebraeCATSStenosisPort (medical)Parotid glandParotid ductInternal fixationTransfixThoracic vertebraeElbowDuct (anatomy)Scedosporium apiospermumMustela putoriusEpitympanic RecessElbow luxationBengal catAtresia aniNeutered maleUreteronephrectomyBilateral nasal dischargeUreterolithiasisLumbar Vertebral FractureGynecologyComputed tomographicSurgical repairSingle incisionMulticenter studyVertebral bodySpinal columnAdult femaleHistological examinationSils portRenal adenocarcinomaFree rangingBone plateLateral approachPerioperativeRadiographyLumbarSalivaPhysical examinationBulla (seal)HistopathologyRange of motionClinical significanceMedicineUrinary systemComplicationBone healingAnastomosisBiologySuture (anatomy)GastroenterologyCadaver
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#1Filippo CintiH-Index: 4
#2Matteo Rossanese (RVC: Royal Veterinary College)
Last. M. CantatoreH-Index: 5
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OBJECTIVE To compare complications of dogs treated with mandibular and sublingual sialoadenectomy for sialocele using a lateral (LAT) or ventral paramedian (VPM) approach. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective multicenter study. ANIMALS Dogs (140) with mandibular and sublingual sialocele. METHODS Medical records of dogs that underwent mandibular and sublingual sialoadenectomy through a LAT or VPM approach from 2004 to 2020 were reviewed. Clinical and histopathological findings were analyzed to compare the ...
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Case summaryA 10-year-old neutered male domestic shorthair cat was diagnosed with renal adenocarcinoma associated with hypertrophic osteopathy. The cat was referred for chronic ambulation difficult...
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#1Maria ManouH-Index: 1
#2Pierre MoissonnierH-Index: 8
Last. Rosario VallefuocoH-Index: 5
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Objective To describe a transoral approach for tympanic bulla osteotomy in the dog. Study design Anatomic cadaveric study. Sample population Fifteen canine cadavers (n = 29 tympanic bullae), including mesaticephalic, dolichocephalic, and brachycephalic breeds. Materials and methods The oral surface of the tympanic bulla was identified during an anatomical study (3 canine cadavers) and the ventral approach to the tympanic bulla was described (3 canine cadavers). The safety of the technique was as...
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Objective: Our objectives were: 1) to review the complications associated with stabilization of appendicular fractures in cats and small dogs using locking compression plates (LCP), and 2) to identify factors that could influence fixation construct stability. Study design: Retrospective clinical study. Materials and methods: Medical and radiographic records of cats and small dogs with appendicular fractures treated with LCP were reviewed. Only cases with adequate follow-up to document clinical u...
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Ureteral obstruction secondary to ureterolithiasis in cats is a challenging situation. Ureteral stenting has recently been introduced to prevent complications that often occurred after ureterotomy or other invasive surgeries. The purpose of this study is to describe the stenting technique and perioperative difficulties, as well as long-term outcome and complications with ureteral stenting in 12 cats with ureteroliths. Fifteen 2.5 Fr soft double pigtail multi-fenestrated ureteral stents were plac...
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#1Charly Pignon (École nationale vétérinaire d'Alfort)H-Index: 7
#2Rosario Vallefuoco (École nationale vétérinaire d'Alfort)H-Index: 5
Last. P. Moissonnier (École nationale vétérinaire d'Alfort)H-Index: 6
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Abstract A 9-month-old, chemically spayed female ferret ( Mustela putorius furo ) presented after a fall (5.5m) from the first floor of an apartment building. The animal was nonambulatory, with pain localized in the pelvic region. Radiographic examination revealed a bilateral fracture of the iliac body with medial displacement of the left hemipelvis and narrowing of the pelvic canal. Rib fractures, pulmonary contusions, and pleural effusion were also present on thoracic radiographic images. Afte...
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Objective: To report our clinical experience in the surgical treatment of feline thora-columbar vertebral fracture-luxations using optimal safe implantation corridors as previously described in vitro. Study design: Retrospective clinical study. Materials and Methods: Medical records and radiographs of cats with vertebral fracture- luxations stabilized by screws and polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) using optimal safe implantation corridors between 2009 and 2011 were reviewed. For each patient the da...
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Abstract: A free-ranging adult female hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) was presented injured, presumably from vehicular trauma. Clinical and radiographic examination under general anesthesia revealed a lateral elbow luxation. Closed reduction was unsuccessful, so a surgical approach with circumferential suture prostheses was used to stabilize the elbow. Neither perioperative nor postoperative complications were recorded. The hedgehog regained good range of motion of the elbow and was fully able to...
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#1Rosario Vallefuoco (École nationale vétérinaire d'Alfort)H-Index: 5
#2Charline AlleaumeH-Index: 2
Last. Nathalie CordonnierH-Index: 9
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A combination of gastrointestinal and urogenital congenital abnormalities was diagnosed and surgically treated in a kitten. Physical examination, exploratory laparotomy, castration, histological examination, and cytogenetic karyotyping were utilized to determine the true gender of the kitten. The kitten was confirmed to be a male (38 XY) pseudohermaphrodite with Type II atresia ani and rectovaginal fistula.
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Objective: To define the implantation corridors in feline thoraco-lumbar vertebrae (T10-L7) using computed tomography (CT) for optimal safe placement of the implants (screws/pins) in spinal column stabilization. Study design: Computed tomographic study. Materials and methods: Computed tomography images of feline spinal column (n = 10) were used to define the optimal safe implantation corridors (OSIC) in the transverse plane. The OSIC were defined as corridors allowing the greatest amount of bone...
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