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It is well established that megacolon in carnivores, including both cats and dogs, is a common finding. Megacolon occurs more often in the cat that the dog. Based on current data idiopathic megacolon is a common cause of constipation in cats (62% of constipated cats are affected by diopathic ...

Author(s)
Prokić, B.; Todorović, V.; Drndarević, N.; Vignjević, S.; Ðikić, D.; Nikolić, I.; Marinković, S.; Slavik, E.
Publisher
Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Univerziteta u Beogradu, Beograd, Serbia
Citation
Acta Veterinaria (Beograd), 2009, 59, 1, pp 53-68
AbstractFull Text

Megacolon refers to an abnormal dilatation of the colon. This condition occurs in both humans and animals. Although it seems to be more common in cats, megacolon may also occur in dogs. However, data regarding the etiopathogenesis, clinical course and outcome of canine megacolon are scarce. The aim ...

Author(s)
Prokić, B.; Todorović, V.; Mitrović, O.; Vignjević, S.; Stevanović, V. S.
Publisher
Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Univerziteta u Beogradu, Beograd, Serbia
Citation
Acta Veterinaria (Beograd), 2010, 60, 2/3, pp 273-284
Abstract

Objectives: To evaluate the long-term results of subtotal colectomy for acquired hypertrophic megacolon in the dog. Methods: Eight dogs with acquired hypertrophic megacolon underwent subtotal colectomy with preservation of the ileocolic junction. Long-term follow-up was obtained by clinical records ...

Author(s)
Nemeth, T.; Solymosi, N.; Balka, G.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2008, 49, 12, pp 618-624
Abstract

American trypanosomiasis (Chagas disease) is an important cause of heart disease, megaesophagus and megacolon among people in Mexico, Central and South America. Many mammals can be infected with the parasite that causes this disease; however, among animals, clinical cases have been reported mainly...

Author(s)
Pramod Kumar; Peeyush Kumar; Thakur, D. S.; Champal Lal; Swami, V. K.
Publisher
Association of Pharmaceutical Innovators, Madhya, India
Citation
Journal of Pharmacy Research, 2010, 3, 11, pp 2700-2705
Abstract

Colorectal disease is a common problem in dogs and cats. As an umbrella term, it covers a wide range of conditions from congenital abnormalities, such as rectovaginal fistula, through acquired disease, such as megacolon, to neoplastic disease. This article reviews the relevant surgical anatomy and...

Author(s)
Pratschke, K.
Publisher
British Veterinary Association, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2005, 27, 7, pp 354-362
Abstract

This issue is intended to summarize major advances in small animal gastroenterology that developed in the 1980s. Topics covered include: perspectives on gastrointestinal endoscopy, antiulcer therapy, surgical prevention of gastric dilation volvulus syndrome, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, ...

Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, 1993, 23, 3, pp 481-681
Abstract

Partial colectomy was performed on 4 cats and a dog, the ileocolic valve being removed in three cases.

Author(s)
Bright, R. M.; Burrows, C. F.; Goring, R.; Fox, S.; Tilmant, L.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1986, 188, 12, pp 1412-1416
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