Treatment depends upon the severity of the problem. After reaching a diagnosis, your veterinarian will decide the treatment, including surgery if required. Surgery is most commonly employed to correct the pyloric canal narrowing. Fluid therapy, meanwhile, is used to stabilize a dehydrated animal due to chronic vomiting.
Proper nutrition (highly digestible, low fat diet) and activity restrictions will be instilled by the veterinarian, especially when the cat has undergone surgery. If recurrence of the defect should occur, a more aggressive surgical intervention will be required.
Overall prognosis after surgery is excellent and most animals respond well. However, in the case of neoplasia, prognosis is not good.
The prediction of a disease’s outcome in advance
The act of making an opening narrower.
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
The digestive tract containing the stomach and intestine
A type of instrument that is used to look inside the body
Commonly referred to simply as barium, may be used as a material for contrast injections.
The first part of the small intestine; can be found between the pylorus and the jejunum
A condition of the blood in which normal red blood cell counts or hemoglobin are lacking.
A medical condition in which the stomach becomes inflamed