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An 18-month-old, female spayed, Australian Mist cat presented with a 24 h history of muscle tremors and inappetence progressing to collapse with generalised muscle fasciculations. The cat was diagnosed with a hypochloraemic metabolic alkalosis due to a duodenal foreign body found to be a...

Author(s)
Jukes, A.; Gunew, M.; Marshall, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2017, 3, 1, pp 2055116916686427
Abstract

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
Abstract

Benign stricture is an uncommon cause of chronic small intestinal obstruction in the cat. The purpose of this retrospective case series was to describe the ultrasonographic features, histopathological findings, and clinical presentation in a group of cats with benign small intestinal stricture....

Author(s)
Holloway, A.; Pivetta, M.; Rasotto, R.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2019, 60, 4, pp 423-431
AbstractFull Text

This paper briefly reviews the basic definitions of gastrointestinal foreign body in cats. Gastrointestinal foreign body may cause severe pathogenetic effects resulting in plication of the intestine, intussusception, potentially ruptured bowel and peritonitis. This study was conducted in the Clinic ...

Author(s)
Codreanu, M.; Iacobescu, M.; Cârstinoiu, L.; Popa, A. M.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
AgroLife Scientific Journal, 2019, 8, 1, pp 66-70
Abstract

Objective: To report the use of skin staples alone, and in combination with sutures, for closure of gastrointestinal incisions in cats and to describe outcomes. Materials and Methods: Retrospective study of cats that underwent gastrotomy, jejunotomy, jejunal or colonic anastomosis using skin...

Author(s)
Schwartz, Z.; Coolman, B. R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2018, 59, 5, pp 281-285
Abstract

Objectives: To establish predilection sites of obstruction and to investigate clinical factors associated with a poor outcome. Methods: A retrospective study of 208 consecutive cases over a 48-month period from first-opinion practice. Results: Overall, 91 per cent of cases recovered with higher...

Author(s)
Hayes, G.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2009, 50, 11, pp 576-583
Abstract

Objective - To characterize clinical signs, diagnostic test results, foreign body location, treatment, and outcome for dogs and cats with sewing needle foreign bodies. Design - Retrospective case series. Animals - 65 dogs and cats with sewing needle foreign bodies. Procedures - Medical records of...

Author(s)
Pratt, C. L.; Reineke, E. L.; Drobatz, K. J.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2014, 245, 3, pp 302-308
AbstractFull Text

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

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