Long-term follow-up information was obtained for 39 dogs that had undergone surgical excision of nonlymphomatous, small intestinal tumors. For all dogs evaluated in this study, the median survival time was 10 months, and the one- and two-year survival rates were 40.5% and 33.1%, respectively. There was no difference in survival times between dogs with adenocarcinomas (n=23) and dogs with leiomyosarcomas (n=16). Survival times were significantly (p less than 0.0001) shorter for dogs with histological evidence of metastases at the time of surgery (median, 3.0 months) than for dogs with no histiological evidence of metastases (median, 15.0 months).
Prognosis for dogs with nonlymphomatous, small intestinal tumors treated by surgical excision
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J Crawshaw, J Berg, JC Sardinas, SJ Engler, WM Rand, GK Ogilvie, GJ Spodnick, DA O'Keefe, DM Vail, RA Henderson; Prognosis for dogs with nonlymphomatous, small intestinal tumors treated by surgical excision. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 1 November 1998; 34 (6): 451–456. doi: https://doi.org/10.5326/15473317-34-6-451
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