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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
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The present case report aims to present a case of type III anal atresia, with megacolon and vaginal fistula in a dog with no defined breed. The surgical technique used and post-surgical management with daily enemas and hydration was effective in restoring normal bowel motility. Atresia is uncommon...

Author(s)
Costa, T. M.; Silva, S. O. de S.; Sampaio, T. B.; Mota, D. B.; Rodrigues, V. B. P.; Sousa, J. M. da S.; Santos, A. S.; Leite, A. G. P. M.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 11, pp a216
AbstractFull Text

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
Abstract

Objectives: To describe the clinical findings, management and outcome of colonic impaction in dogs and report the effectiveness of medical treatment. Materials and Methods: Case records of 58 dogs with colonic impaction were reviewed. Telephone contact with the owners was used to obtain long-term...

Author(s)
Tzimtzimis, E.; Papazoglou, L.; Patsikas, M.; Tsioli, V.; Kouti, V.; Konstantinidis, A.; Rallis, T.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2019, 60, 7, pp 444-449
Abstract

A five year old male beagle dog weighing 15 kg was presented with history of constipation, frequent vomiting after feeding, and abdominal pain for past 3 days to Veterinary Teaching Hospital of Airlangga University, Surabaya. Based on hematological analysis, normal X-ray and contrast...

Author(s)
Dadi, T. B.; Yudaniayanti, I. S.; Yuniarti, W. M.; Triakoso, N.; Setiawan, B.; Poetranto, E. D.; Sofyan, M. S.; Pertiwi, H.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 96, 9, pp 51-53
Abstract

Megacolon refers to an abnormal dilatation of the colon. Although it seems to be more common in cats, megacolon may also occur in dogs. This study included fourteen large-breed dogs affected with megacolon, aged 6-11 years. Colotomy and colopexy were performed in all dogs. The results of this study ...

Author(s)
Abedi, G.; Asghari, A.; Alizadeh, R.; Shayan, N.
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
Global Veterinaria, 2012, 9, 2, pp 232-236
Abstract

Objective - To evaluate the outcome of dogs with perineal hernia treated with transposition of the internal obturator muscle. Design - Retrospective case series. Animals - 34 dogs. Procedures - Medical records of dogs with perineal hernia surgically treated from 1998 to 2012 were reviewed....

Author(s)
Shaughnessy, M.; Monnet, E.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2015, 246, 3, pp 321-326
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A four-year old Husky dog suffering of chronic diarrhea was radiologically diagnosed with megacolon and consequently, partial resection of the colon wall was performed. Histological examination of the colonic wall revealed the presence of Sarcocystis spp. oocysts. Chronic inflammation of colonic...

Author(s)
Solcan, C.; Acatrinei, D.; Floristean, V.; Solcan, G.; Șlencu, B. G.; Fântânariu, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 2015, 35, 4, pp 531-533
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

A 6-week old bitch presented with difficulties to defecate and a swollen abdomen of 48 hours duration. A diagnosis of anal atresia associated with a rectovaginal fistula was established after clinical and radiological examinations. Treatment involved dissection and closure of the rectovaginal...

Author(s)
Lorenzo, L. M.; Buttin, R.; Bernardé, A.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2016, 47, 368 (Part 1), pp 54-59

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