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The width of the small intestine is the most useful radiographic indicator of small intestinal obstruction. In dogs, a ratio of the small intestine width to the height of the fifth lumbar vertebral body that is greater than 1.6-2.0 is supportive of a diagnosis of mechanical small intestine ...

Author(s)
Day, J. L.; Pechman, R. D.
Publisher
Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association, St. Leonards, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 2013, 43, 2, pp 430, 432-440
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This article describes the clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of foreign body ingestion in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Webb, J. A.
Publisher
Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA), Milton, Canada
Citation
2018 OVMA (Ontario Veterinary Medical Association) Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 25-27 January 2018, 2018, pp 173-175
Abstract

What is the best way to find a gastric or intestinal obstructing foreign body? There is no foolproof answer, but radiology and sonography can be of great help. A good knowledge of normal anatomy and anatomical variation, together with being familiar with the normal radiographic and sonographic...

Author(s)
Merlo, M.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2013, 43, 38, pp 18, 20, 22
Abstract

Ileus is characterised by a total or partial cessation of small intestinal motility. The cause can be mechanical (compression or obstruction of a digestive segment) or functional (generalised impairment of transit, described as paralytic or adynamic ileus). Management depends on the type of ileus...

Author(s)
Béguin, J.; Hahn, H.; Freiche, V.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2016, 47, 362(Part 2), pp 48-53
Abstract

Objective - To compare the radiographic appearance of small and large intestines of cats with various medical conditions and create a quantitative index for interpretation of intestinal diameters on radiographic views of the abdomen. Design - Retrospective cohort study. Animals - 74 cats that...

Author(s)
Adams, W. M.; Sisterman, L. A.; Klauer, J. M.; Kirby, B. M.; Lin, T. L.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2010, 236, 8, pp 880-886
Abstract

A 7-year-old neutered male domestic short-haired cat that had undergone contrast radiography of the bowel with barium sulphate after acute episodes of vomiting 2 months previously, was presented with chronic vomiting, anorexia and weight loss. Abdominal radiography and ultrasonography revealed...

Author(s)
Igarashi, H.; Oishi, M.; Ohno, K.; Tsuboi, M.; Irie, N.; Uchida, K.; Tsujimoto, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2016, 154, 2/3, pp 235-238
Abstract

A question frequently asked by clinicians who are treating small animals suspected of having gastrointestinal foreign bodies is whether one imaging test such as survey radiography or ultrasonography is sufficient to make the diagnosis. A study was undertaken to try and answer this question. Survey...

Author(s)
Tyrrell, D.; Beck, C.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2006, 47, 4, pp 404-408
Abstract

Author(s)
Taylor, S.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2016, 46, 14, pp 6, 8
Abstract

This article discusses the use of radiography in the diagnosis of digestive tract abnormalities and disorders in dogs and cats. The radiographic features of the normal oesophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine are compared to those that have abnormalities or affected with diseases...

Author(s)
Laborde, A.; Fusellier, M.
Publisher
Éditions du Point Vétérinaire, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2011, 42, 319, pp 13-18
Abstract

Dogs eat all sorts of objects ranging from rocks, nails, grass, paper, bones and faeces. This condition of ingestion of nonfood material is referred to as Pica (Overall, 2005). Occasionally, objects that the dog would only chew onto or hold in its mouth are inadvertently swallowed. Fortunately,...

Author(s)
Jahun, B. M.; Hassan, A. Z.; Remi-Adewunmi, B. D.
Publisher
Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Nigeria
Citation
Nigerian Veterinary Journal, 2007, 28, 3, pp 64-66

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