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Background: Castration is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the horse. Complication rate and types of complications associated with use of the Henderson equine castrating instrument have not been determined. Objective: To determine the complication rate and type of ...

Author(s)
Hinton, S.; Schroeder, O.; Aceto, H. W.; Berkowitz, S.; Levine, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2019, 51, 2, pp 163-166
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Background: Castration of the stallion is one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures in the horse. Recently barbed suture materials for surgical wound closure were introduced to the market with manufacturers claiming that these sutures enhance speed and security as they eliminate the...

Author(s)
Adler, D. M. T.; Østergaard, S.; Jørgensen, E.; Jacobsen, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2020, 16, 250, pp (17 July 2020)
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Background: Despite the regularity with which castration is performed, the types of complications and current best practice are unknown. Objectives: The objective of this study was to perform a prospective audit of routine equine castrations performed in general practice to determine complication...

Author(s)
Hodgson, C.; Pinchbeck, G.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2019, 51, 4, pp 435-439
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Background: Complications following open standing castration (OSC) in Thoroughbred racehorses are well recognised but variation in their prevalence and severity between populations is not well documented. Objectives: To describe the prevalence and severity of complications in the 30 days following...

Author(s)
Rosanowski, S. M.; MacEoin, F.; Graham, R. J. T. Y.; Riggs, C. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2018, 50, 3, pp 327-332
Abstract

Objective: To describe a closed castration technique in standing equids, report associated complications, and identify potential risk factors. Study design: Prospective cohort study of 300 standing equids that were castrated with the Henderson Equine Castrating Instrument. Methods: Thirteen...

Author(s)
Racine, J.; Vidondo, B.; Ramseyer, A.; Koch, C.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2019, 48, 1, pp 21-28
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Castration with primary wound closure reportedly has lower complication rates and shorter recovery periods compared to castration with second intention healing. However, little is known about risk factors associated with complications using primary wound closure. Medical records of 159 horses...

Author(s)
Robert, M. P.; Chapuis, R. J. J.; Fourmestraux, C. de; Geffroy, O. J.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2017, 58, 5, pp 466-471
Abstract

Background: Standing laparoscopic castration without orchidectomy has been shown to be a reliable method of castration in animals with abdominal cryptorchidism, but it cannot be recommended as a method of castration in those with inguinal cryptorchidism or normal males. An alternative laparoscopic...

Author(s)
Rijkenhuizen, A. B. M.; Harst, M. R. van der
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2017, 49, 6, pp 776-779
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Objective: To report the surgical management and the short- and long-term follow-up of postcastration spermatic cord infection in horses. Study design: Retrospective case series. Animals: Twenty-three client-owned horses. Methods: Medical records (2001-2017) of horses that had been surgically...

Author(s)
Claffey, E. F.; Brust, K.; Hackett, R. P.; Fubini, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2018, 47, 8, pp 1016-1020
Abstract

Complications with castrations occur commonly and are usually not life-threatening, with the exception of evisceration or haemorrhage, which are uncommon. Primary closure castration (closing deeper tissue layers and skin) or use of a transfixation ligature alone to prevent evisceration has been...

Author(s)
Koenig, J. B.; Sinclair, M.; Sorge, U. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2019, 31, 8, pp 427-431
Abstract

Objectives: (1) To collect the perceptions of veterinarians performing equine castrations in Australia on techniques, preferences and outcomes, (2) to investigate veterinarian use and experience with the Henderson castrating instrument and (3) to investigate potential associations between...

Author(s)
Owens, C. D.; Hughes, K. J.; Hilbert, B. J.; Heller, J.; Nielsen, S.; Trope, G. D.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2018, 96, 1/2, pp 39-45

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