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Table 1 Distribution of dogs with congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunts

From: Distribution of extrahepatic congenital portosystemic shunt morphology in predisposed dog breeds

Breed Total M F PC PA Age first diagnosis (months)
PC PA
Cairn terrier 24 13 11 22 2 1.5 - 33.2 1.7 - 11.2
Jack Russel terrier 19 8 11 15 4 3.2 - 65.6 4.0 - 113.2
Maltese 15 4 11 13 2 3.0 - 65.6 46.7 - 66.0
Yorkshire terrier 14 8 6 10 4 3.9 - 26.9 3.7 - 32.5
Dachshund 11 6 5 7 4 2.2 - 35.1 6.2 - 65.2
Shih Tzu 9 2 7 8 1 3.7 - 67.4 46.87
West Highland White terrier 8 3 5 5 3 5.0 - 14.0 21.7 - 116.1
Chihuahua 6 2 4 5 1 3.4 - 84.0 10.83
Miniature Schnauzer 6 1 5 4 2 2.9 - 18.9 12.9 - 61.4
Pug 6 2 4 6 0 3.6 - 26.4 NA
  1. M = Male; F = Female; PC = Portocaval shunt; PA = Porto-azygous shunt.
  2. This table only contains purebred dog breeds of which six or more medical records could be included.
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