Gastric ulceration in dog: A review

J Parrah, B Moulvi, Mohsin Gazi, D Makhdoomi, H Athar, Shahid Dar, A Mir
2013 Veterinary World  
The common acid related diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract could be considered as primarily due to the defect in barrier function either of the gastric mucosal or duodenal epithelium leading to the formation of gastric or duodenal ulcers. An attempt was made in this review to discuss the classification, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of gastric ulcer in dogs. Early surgical advances in the management of peptic ulcers are emphasized that were then subsequently replaced by
more » ... tly replaced by pharmacological treatment (histamine H2-receptor antagonists, proton pump inhibitors) and considered as the major strategy against the acid disorders.
doi:10.5455/vetworld.2013.449-454 fatcat:st7bw4c2fvhmjl35f2yfz4prnq