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Surgical site infection of abdominal incisions is an important complication after laparotomy with increased risk of incisional hernia formation in horses. This study aims to evaluate the healing process of abdominal incisions and correlate peritonitis with the occurrence of surgical site infection...

Author(s)
Dória, R. G. S.; Freitas, S. H.; Laskoski, L. M.; Arruda, L. P.; Shimano, A. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2020, 87,
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The ingestion of sharp foreign bodies that cause penetrating wounds to the gut and surrounding structures and its consequences are not often seen in equine medicine. When animals ingest these objects, they tend to have colic episodes and peritonitis, as well as to be prone to abscess formation. The ...

Author(s)
Góss, G. C.; Duarte, C. A.; Rodrigues, C. M.; Pozzobon, R.; Trost, M. E.; Brandolt, I. M. da C.
Publisher
Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Univerziteta u Beogradu, Beograd, Serbia
Citation
Acta Veterinaria (Beograd), 2019, 69, 2, pp 237-243
Abstract

Intra-abdominal adhesions constitute a significant clinical and surgical problem that can lead to complications such as pain and bowel occlusion or subocclusion. These adhesions are frustrating and potentially fatal, representing a major postoperative complication in abdominal surgery. It is...

Author(s)
Alonso, J. de M.; Alves, A. L. G.; Watanabe, M. J.; Rodrigues, C. A.; Hussni, C. A.
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, USA
Citation
Veterinary Medicine International, 2014, 2014, pp Article ID 279730
Abstract

A 12-year-old Thoroughbred broodmare was presented for laparoscopic removal of an abnormal ovary. Rectal examination and ultrasound revealed firm attachment of the enlarged right ovary to the ventral pelvis and right abdominal wall, and gas accumulation within the right ovary. Laparoscopic...

Author(s)
Randleff-Rasmussen, P. K.; Gray, A. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2018, 30, 5, pp 237-240
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The purpose of this study was to report a successful case of laparoscopic-assisted surgery for treating sand impaction in a horse. A 3-year-old horse, weighing 460 kg, was admitted following chronic intermittent episodes of diarrhoea and colic. Physical exam revealed mild abdominal pain and...

Author(s)
Teixeira, P. P. M.; Medeiros, R. M.; Silva, M. A. M.; Coutinho, L. N.; Mariano, R. S. G.; Vrisman, D. P.; Oliveira, M. G.; Bonato, D. V.; Taira, A. R.; Tironi, S. M. T.; Vicente, W. R. R.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2015, 43, Supplement, pp 75
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Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the use of Polypropylene mesh (Prolene) and Sepramesh, a coated Polypropylene mesh with a protective layer of Seprafilm on its visceral side, for the repair of abdominal wall defects in horses. We also aimed to quantify the consequent visceral ...

Author(s)
Hejazi, M.; Adibhashemi, F.; Nowrouzian, I.; Ashrafihelan, J.; Soroori, S.; Kariman, A.; Jafari, N.
Publisher
Iranian Veterinary Surgery Association, Kermen, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Surgery, 2009, 4, 1/2, pp 45-58
Abstract

Cystic lymphangiomas are rare malformations of the lymphatics that result in the formation of a cystic mass. Where multiple cysts are seen, the condition is termed cystic lymphangiomatosis. This case describes the diagnosis and unique management of cystic lymphangiomatosis in a 10-day-old...

Author(s)
Savage, V. L.; Cudmore, L. A.; Russell, C. M.; Railton, D. I.; Begg, A. P.; Collins, N. M.; Adkins, A. R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2018, 30, 8, pp 403-408
Abstract

A 180-kg, male neutered 15-year-old shetland pony was referred to the authors' clinic with a chronic purulent wound on the left flank and mild weight loss. Surgical treatment under sedation with local anaesthesia was already attempted twice, but each time within two months a new fistula was...

Author(s)
Corona, D.; Brunisholz, H.; Junge, H.; Bettschart-Wolfensberger, R.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2019, 7, 2, pp e000737
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A male Shetland Pony, 140 kg, with history of right hind limb trauma and treated surgically for metatarsal fracture reduction is reported. The patient had intermittent episodes of colic and was always treated clinically without major complications. The pony had no history of previous abdominal...

Author(s)
Teixeira, P. P. M.; Fidelis Júnior, O. L.; Medeiros, R. M.; Silva, M. A. M.; Coutinho, L. N.; Poló, T. S.; Marques, J. A.; Vicente, W. R. R.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2013, 41, Suppl. 1, pp 3
Abstract

A pony with a chronic abscess on the abdominal linea alba (white line) was treated surgically. Surgical exploration revealed a fistula associated with a retroperitoneal abscess, due to the presence of a foreign body (3.5-cm long piece of wire) in adhesions between the right muscle of the abdomen...

Author(s)
Ballly, C.; Heugebaert, C.; Mespoulhes-Rivière, C.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Pratique Vétérinaire Equine, 2019, 51, 203, pp 40-45

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