Cookies on VetMed Resource

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.


Continuing to use  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

VetMed Resource

Veterinary information to support practice, based on evidence and continuing education

Sign up to receive our Veterinary & Animal Sciences e-newsletter, book alerts and offers direct to your inbox.

Results per page:

Search results


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...

Marley, L. K.; Soffler, C.; Hackett, E. S.
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 253, 6, pp 781-787
AbstractFull Text

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 ...

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