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Shunt and Baby

Today we tell you the story of Baby. ๐Ÿถ

A puppy of just 6 months that was diagnosed in our SHUNT center. What is the shunt?

. ๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸผThis is a birth malformation that causes the liver to not function properly. ๐Ÿ†˜โŒ
. ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ It is more frequent in the yorkshire breed and its crosses. ๐Ÿงฌ
. ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ The symptoms are varied. From vomiting ๐Ÿคฎ, weight loss, apathy, anorexia, drooling, anemia, ascites …
. In analytics, high ammonia and bile acid alterations are appreciated. It is also common to see anemia and altered liver enzymes. ๐Ÿ“ˆ
. ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ To confirm the diagnosis and evaluate the surgery, ultrasound and CT are needed. ๐Ÿ”ฌ
. If it is not operated, patients suffering from this disease live with many problems or even some fail to survive. .
baby a baby was operated by laparoscopy, applying a synthetic device that helps to close the shunt progressively in 3-4 weeks. An innovative technique that with only two small incisions, thanks to cameras and endoscopes, works with almost no pain and, of course, less risk of infection and faster recovery.

๐Ÿ‘๐ŸผFortunately Baby has had a wonderful family who wanted to operate it, have fought until the end and after a month and a half after their surgery, we can say that their shunt has been completely resolved and their liver works perfectly. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿ•

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