Northside Veterinary Specialists are here for you and your pets during this crazy COVID time, and business is (almost) as usual. In accordance with best practices to keep our employees safe and our hospital operational, we have moved to a contactless consultation and admission process.

Please rest assured, even though we aren't seeing you face to face, your pet is still getting the best of care. Visit the COVID section of our website for more information.

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