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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
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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
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
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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
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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

Background: Preventive laparoscopic closure of the epiploic foramen (EF) has previously been described, but methods for EF closure during laparotomy for treatment of colic are lacking. Objectives: To describe the foramen epiploicum mesh closure (FEMC) technique through a ventral midline laparotomy...

Author(s)
Bergen, T. van; Rötting, A.; Wiemer, P.; Schauvliege, S.; Vanderperren, K.; Ugahary, F.; Martens, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2018, 50, 2, pp 235-240
Abstract

Heparin is routinely administered in postoperative abdominal surgery aiming to prevent adhesions formation; however, there is no consensus indicating its effectiveness. This study evaluated the effect of heparin on peritoneal reactivity after abdominal surgery, through the association between...

Author(s)
Alonso, J. de M.; Rodrigues, K. A.; Yamada, A. L. M.; Watanabe, M. J.; Alves, A. L. G.; Rodrigues, C. A.; Hussni, C. A.
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, USA
Citation
Veterinary Medicine International, 2014, 2014, pp Article ID 385392

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