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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
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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
Abstract

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
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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,...

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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

An 8-year-old Quarter Horse × walking horse cross mare was referred for treatment of septic pedal osteitis and subsequently developed a cecal impaction which was resolved surgically. Postoperative enteritis and incisional drainage developed in the short-term postoperative period. One month...

Author(s)
Lopp, C. T.; Mochal-King, C. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2015, 35, 11/12, pp 966-972
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Durham, A.
Publisher
Equine Veterinarians Australia, St Leonards, Australia
Citation
Proceedings of the 36th Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures, Internal Medicine - Surgery - Infectious Diseases, 13-17 July 2014, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 2014, pp 83-95
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In eleven horses out of fourteen with internal neoplasia affecting the thoracic or abdominal cavity a cytologic investigation of pleural or peritoneal fluid was performed. In another horse a biopsy smear was made. Out of the 12 cytologic examinations 9 proved positively for neoplasia. Criteria of...

Author(s)
Schmitz, R. R.; Grabner, A.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2008, 24, 3, pp 353-366
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This clinical case concerns a male dog of Pointer breed, 10 years of age. The clinical examination revealed severe tenderness and a tension in the abdominal walls. The ultrasound examination detected fluid in the peritoneal cavity. The fluid collected from the peritoneal cavity displayed typical...

Author(s)
Glińska, K.; Jankowski, M.; Kubiak, K.; Spużak, J.; Grzegory, M.; Dzimira, S.
Publisher
TÜBİTAK, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, 2013, 37, 4, pp 482-485
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The study was conducted to determine the efficacy of intraperitoneal (IP) application of 1 and 2% sodium carboxymethylcellulose solutions in prevention of experimentally induced abdominal adhesion. 15 healthy adult donkeys were grouped in three of 5 animals each: group I as control, group II and...

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El-Daharawy, M. H.; Mohsen, M. H.; Dessouki, A. A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
Citation
Veterinary Medical Journal Giza, 2006, 54, 4, pp 841-851
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Nine horses were subjected to intestinal puncture with an 18-gauge needle in an attempt to reproduce accidental puncture occurring during abdominocentesis. This increased the cell counts and specific gravity of peritoneal fluid in most horses. Clinical signs of peritonitis were not apparent....

Author(s)
Schumacher, J.; Spano, J. S.; Moll, H. D.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1985, 186, 12, pp 1301-1303

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