Table 1

Gradation of respiratory and digestive signs in 50 brachycephalic dogs suffering from BAOS
Grade of clinical signs Respiratory signs Grade of clinical signs Digestive signs
(stertors, snoring, inspiratory efforts, stress, exercise intolerance, syncope) (regurgitation, vomiting)
n % n %
Grade 0- Absent 0 0% Grade 0- Absent 6 12%
Grade 1-Mild Stertors during exercise (<once week) 1 2% Grade 1-Mild (< once week) 23 46%
Grade 2-Moderate Continuous stertor (< once daily) 13 26% Grade 2-Moderate (< once daily) 14 28%
Grade 3-Severe Exercice intolerance, cianosis (>once daily) 36 72% Grade 3-Severe (> once daily) 7 14%

Planellas et al.

Planellas et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:152   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-152

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