Vet : Case Report
July 1, 2021 0
CPAP HELMET ON CAVALIER KING
Dott. Berardi Marco – Dott. Lo Cicero Enrico (Ambulatorio Veterinario San Pietro – BIELLA)
Cavalier king male, 8 years old, chronic valvular disease (ACVIM D), being treated with:
Torasemide, Pimobendan , Benazepril, Spironolattone
He is send to PS for respiratory distress, tachypnea, and restrictive breathing pattern.
Eco-torace: White lung emitorace sx, b line singole e coalescenti dx
Oximetry on arrival: 86%
The CPAP helmet with PEEP 5 cmH2O is put on (Resmart Smart CPAP Ventilator + Concentrator 10 l/min)
Administered 0.2 mg / kg intramuscular butorphanol, Torasemide 0.1 mg / kg intramuscular.
After 2 hrs:
- Respiratory rate goes from 80 to 55/60
- Saturation from 89 to 97
He is dismissed after 24 hours