SURGICAL INTERVENTION IN CANINE HEARTWORM. LITERATURE REVIEW

Authors

  • Gil Dutra Furtado Veterinary Medicine student/Maurício de Nassau University Center (UNINASSAU), João Pessoa; Agronomist/Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB); Ph.D. in Psychobiology/Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN); Socio-partner of the Agribusiness Cooperative (COOPAGRO), Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5611-4814
  • Tamara Moura Mendes Veterinary Medicine student/University Center Maurício de Nassau (UNINASSAU), João Pessoa; Biologist/UFPB, João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0616-6928
  • Leonardo Alves Farias Professor of Veterinary Medicine/Maurício de Nassau University Center (UNINASSAU), João Pessoa; Veterinary Physician/Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB), João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7762-1815

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32435/envsmoke.20203286-90

Keywords:

Tweezers, Pathology, Surgical intervention

Abstract

In Brazil, surgical intervention in the treatment of dogs heavily infected by Dirofilaria nematode is an uncommon procedure. This is a technique where mechanical removal of the parasite is performed using plenty kinds of recovery tweezers. Removing Dirofilaria using recovery devices, such as grasping forceps, is an efficient and safe therapeutic alternative for treating dogs with a high load of this worm.

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Author Biography

Gil Dutra Furtado, Veterinary Medicine student/Maurício de Nassau University Center (UNINASSAU), João Pessoa; Agronomist/Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB); Ph.D. in Psychobiology/Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN); Socio-partner of the Agribusiness Cooperative (COOPAGRO), Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

Engenheiro Agrônomo e Psicopedagogo, Doutor em Psicobiologia e Pós-Doutor em Desenvolvimento do Meio Ambiente. Atualmente é Cooperado da COOPAGRO (Cooperativa de Serviços Técnicos do Agronegócios ) e pesquisador associado ao LABEA (Laboratório de Ecologia Aquática) da Universidade Federal da Paraíba.

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Published

31/08/2020

How to Cite

Furtado, G. D., Mendes, T. M., & Farias, L. A. (2020). SURGICAL INTERVENTION IN CANINE HEARTWORM. LITERATURE REVIEW. ENVIRONMENTAL SMOKE, 3(2), 86–90. https://doi.org/10.32435/envsmoke.20203286-90

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