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IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE More Info

Northside Veterinary Specialists are here for you and your pets during COVID. As of Monday 28th February we will return to socially distanced consultations, in line with NSW Health Guidelines. We welcome a maximum of two adults, and we request for masks to be worn at all times when in the building. Please call on 9452 2933 with any questions.

We thank you all for your support and patience.

COVID-19 CONSULTING HOURS 6am - 6pm, Monday - Friday
24 HOURS PER DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK in case of emergency

Nasopharyngeal Stents

March 31st, 2020

When placing a stent for nasopharyngeal stenosis, the following potential complications need to be considered:

  • Formation of excessive granulation tissue
  • Hairball entrapment
  • Tissue ingrowth
  • Stent compression
  • Oronasal fistula development
  • Chronic infections
  • Dysphagia

If you have a case of nasopharyngeal stenosis, please contact the NVS internal medicine service to see if your patient is a candidate for stent placement