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Severe Effusive Canine Pancreatitis Associated with Progressive Pleural Fluid


Pre Hyperbaric
Oxygen Therapy –
Day 1

Post Hyperbaric
Oxygen Therapy –
Day 5


  • Treated for 14 days with standard, intensive conservative therapy prior to referral for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • In addition to standard supportive therapy, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) was given for 1 hour b.i.d. for four days.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Treatments:

This is a canine treated for Pancreatitis at an emergency and critical care hospital for 14 days with sophisticated supportive care and pain management. Jack presented laterally recumbent and minimally responsive. He was referred for HBOT. Supportive care was continued, and HBOT was added to the treatment protocol. The radiographs and ultrasound changes correlated with clinical recovery, and the patient was discharged 5 days post admission.

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