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The ingestion of sharp foreign bodies that cause penetrating wounds to the gut and surrounding structures and its consequences are not often seen in equine medicine. When animals ingest these objects, they tend to have colic episodes and peritonitis, as well as to be prone to abscess formation. The ...

Author(s)
Góss, G. C.; Duarte, C. A.; Rodrigues, C. M.; Pozzobon, R.; Trost, M. E.; Brandolt, I. M. da C.
Publisher
Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Univerziteta u Beogradu, Beograd, Serbia
Citation
Acta Veterinaria (Beograd), 2019, 69, 2, pp 237-243
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To describe clinical features, diagnostic methods, treatments, and outcomes associated with ingested wire foreign bodies in the abdomen of horses. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: 16 client-owned horses with ingested wire in their abdomens that were evaluated at a veterinary...

Author(s)
Marley, L. K.; Soffler, C.; Hackett, E. S.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 253, 6, pp 781-787
Abstract

A 22-year-old Thoroughbred mare presented to North Carolina State University Large Animal Hospital for evaluation of acute colic. After initial work-up, the mare was diagnosed and treated for presumed gas colic. She was subsequently further diagnosed and treated for gastric ulcers and mild sand...

Author(s)
Saetra, T.; Breuhaus, B.; Hildebran, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2018, 30, 12, pp 635-639
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Information in this disease system overview will be expanded in the next edition of the Compendium. Please note that the list of diseases affecting...

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Cover for digestive diseases of large ruminants

Digestive system signs occur in a variety of diseases which although expressed by the alimentary tract may or may not have their primary origin...

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Myiasis has been defined as ‘the infestation of live humans and vertebrate animals with dipterous larvae, which at least for a certain period, feed...

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This case report describes an unusual case of anaerobic peritonitis in a 2-year-old horse following castration. The horse was evaluated 2 weeks following castration for signs of acute, severe abdominal pain and swelling surrounding a previous castration site. Physical examination revealed marked...

Author(s)
Shearer, T. R.; Smith, A. D.; Freeman, D. E.; Regan, S. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2017, 29, 6, pp 310-313
Abstract

Peritonitis in horses persists with high incidence and mortality, requiring more innovative and effective therapeutic strategies. The aim of this study was to evaluate Tenckhoff catheters and intraperitoneal use of ceftriaxone in horses. Ten healthy, male horses, with an average age of 5 years,...

Author(s)
Alonso, J. de M.; Nitta, T. Y.; Akutagawa, T. Y. M.; Crescencio, A. P.; Takahira, R. K.; Santos, B. dos; Alves, A. L. G.; Watanabe, M. J.; Rodrigues, C. A.; Peccinini, R. G.; Campos, M. L. de; Hussni, C. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2017, 53, pp 55-63
Abstract

Castration is the most common surgery performed in the practice of equine medicine, even with continuous advances complications are still common after surgery. The funiculitis is an example of complication, although infrequent is possible the rise of the spermatic cord infection to the abdomen...

Author(s)
Carvalho, A. de M.; Xavier, A. B. da S.; Santos, J. P. V. dos; Munhoz, T. C. P.; Rocha, W. B. da; Yamauchi, K. C. I.; Toma, H. S.
Publisher
Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 2017, 24, 3, pp 125-127
Abstract

The quality of evidence in equids is insufficient to direct clinical practice aside from the following: The use of antiseptic solution to lavage the abdomen causes inflammation and is detrimental to the patient. For peritonitis caused by Actinobacillus equuli, treatment with antibiotics alone may...

Author(s)
Smith, S. S.
Publisher
RCVS Knowledge, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Evidence, 2017, 2, 4, pp 135

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