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Surgical intervention was decided on for 790 cases of colic out of 1502 treated between 1979 and 1981. The small intestine was involved in 398 (51%) of 785 cases and the large intestine in 387 (49%). 135 of the latter were complete torsion of the large colon. 66 of the 790 cases died upon arrival...

Huskamp, B.
College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
Proceedings of the equine colic research symposium, September 28-30, 1982., 1984, pp 261-272