Flashcards in CAL: Spontaneous Haemabdomen Deck (9)
shock dose fluids
60=90ml/kg/hr (fraction of this eg 20-30ml over 20mins)
What BP are you aiming for with shock tx?
MAP of 70 mmHg
If a benign lesion on the spleen is removed with splenectomy, what is the px?
Curative - very good! But hard to tell apart from mlalignant
What is the most common cause of non-traumatic acute haemabdomen in dogs?
Px for HS spleen?
splenectomy will be palliative to stop the bleed
- 3-12weeks surivial
- +chemo 6mo
Do dogs and cats need to be blood typed before transfusion?
- Dogs can have first one but must be typed after that
- Cats too risky, always type before transfusion
What syndrome is commonly seen with splenic HS?
DIC so do coag tests!
rISKS OF SPLENECTOMY?
- compromised blood supply
- losoe ligatures
> cardiac arrhythmias
- esp. common with splenic masses
- can tx with antidysrhythmics but only if BP/HR causing significant problem