Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science
On-line version ISSN 1678-4456
TONIOLLO, Gilson Hélio et al. Pyometra in feline species - Report of a case in Panthera onca. Braz. J. Vet. Res. Anim. Sci. [online]. 2000, vol.37, n.2, pp. 00-00. ISSN 1678-4456. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-95962000000200014.
An ounce (Panthera onca) diagnosed as having pyometra by abdominal radiography was admitted to the Veterinary Hospital "Governador Laudo Natel" of UNESP - Jaboticabal and was treated by ovariohysterectomy. Dissociative anesthetic and inhalation anesthesia were used for induction purpose and maintaining surgical anesthesia, respectively. Local dressing and antibiotics were used during the postoperative period and recovery was complete in about 10 days.
Keywords : Pyometra; Jaguars; Ovariohysterectomy.