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The aim of the study was to determine if horses with large colon impaction were more severely affected by oral pathology than control cases and to relate faecal particle size distribution to dental pathology in both study groups. A prospective study included 39 horses with large colon impaction and ...

Author(s)
Gunnarsdottir, H.; Stede, Y. van der; Vlamynck, C. de; Muurling, F.; Clercq, D. de; Loon, G. van; Vlaminck, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2014, 202, 1, pp 153-156
Abstract

Gastric impaction associated with large colon volvulus (LCV) was identified in seven horses. Right dorsal displacement of the large colon and suspected nephrosplenic entrapment was identified in 2 of the 7 horses as well as LCV with concurrent gastric impaction. All horses underwent surgery for LCV ...

Author(s)
McGovern, K. F.; Suthers, J. M.; James, F. M.; O'Meara, B. J.; Parker, R. A.; Foote, A. K.; Bladon, B. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2015, 27, 9, pp 453-459
Abstract

The present article aimed to conduct a retrospective study of the main clinical and epidemiological findings in 25 cases of colic in equidae from Rio Grande do Norte. Twenty five equidae (21 horses, three mules and one donkey) were included. Clinical treatment was performed in 15 equidae with...

Author(s)
Oliveira, C. M. de M.; Ribeiro, I. B.; Gadelha, I. C. N.; Calado, E. B.; Paula, V. V. de; Barrêto-Júnior, R. A.; Dias, R. V. C.; Câmara, A. C. L.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2014, 8, 4, pp 290-294
Abstract

Background: Liquid paraffin is a widely used material worldwide for decades in the treatment of large colon impaction in horses. The efficacy of this treatment option has not been proved by clinical trials in horses. Conversely, there are several reports about the use of liquid paraffin in...

Author(s)
Kojer, J.; Sebesztha, B.; Bakos, Z.
Publisher
Herman Ottó Institute Nonprofit Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2018, 140, 12, pp 707-713
Abstract

Gastrointestinal sand accumulation is a common cause of equine colic, especially in regions with sandy soil and little grass growth, with a reported incidence of up to 5% in all cases of colic. The risk of sand accumulating in the horses GIT is also increased by feeding horses off the ground or...

Author(s)
Loschelder, J.; Gehlen, H.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2017, 33, 6, pp 591-596
Abstract

Objective - To identify factors associated with development of small colon impaction in horses and with selection of medical versus surgical treatment and to determine the prognosis for affected horses following medical or surgical management. Design - Retrospective case series. Animals - 44 horses ...

Author(s)
Frederico, L. M.; Jones, S. L.; Blikslager, A. T.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2006, 229, 10, pp 1612-1616
Abstract

Case Description - A 10-year-old Lipizzaner stallion was evaluated over the course of 1.5 years because of intermittent, recurrent colic. Clinical Findings - The horse was initially treated medically for gastric ulcers; dietary changes were made, and a deworming protocol was instituted, without...

Author(s)
Blake, K. R.; Affolter, V. K.; Lowenstine, L. J.; Vilches-Moure, J. G.; Jeune, S. S. le
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2012, 240, 12, pp 1494-1500
Abstract

Hemostatic alterations are common abnormalities in horses with acute abdomen in critical condition. However, there are few studies regarding hemostatic alterations in horses with acute abdomen and medically treated. This study aimed to evaluate the hemostatic and hematological profiles of horses...

Author(s)
Daneze, E. R.; Dias, D. P. M.; Bueno, G. M.; Lacerda Neto, J. C. de; Santana, A. E.; Ferraudo, A. S.; Sobreira, M. F. da R.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2017, 26, 2, pp 351-358
Abstract

Background: Large colon impactions are a common cause of colic in the horse. There are no scientific reports on the clinical presentation, diagnostic tests and treatments used in first opinion practice for large colon impaction cases. The aim of this study was to describe the presentation,...

Author(s)
Jennings, K. M.; Curtis, L.; Burford, J. H.; Freeman, S. L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2014, 10, Suppl. 1, pp S2
Abstract

Large colonic impactions are a common cause of abdominal pain in the horse. This review aims to discuss normal function of the large colon, risk factors for development of colonic impactions, diagnosis and optimal strategies for management and prevention based on the evidence available.

Author(s)
Hallowell, G. D.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2017, 29, 7, pp 385-390

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