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Liver lobe torsions are rarely reported in horses. This case report outlines a liver lobe torsion as a cause of acute, continuous colic in an adult Warmblood horse. A 4-year old Warmblood mare was presented to the Veterinary Competence Center Karthaus Ltd. with moderate signs of acute colic since...

Author(s)
Kretschmer, I.; Scheidemann, W.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2019, 35, 1, pp 20-24
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To describe clinical features and outcome of horses with severe large intestinal thickening diagnosed with transabdominal ultrasonography. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: 25 horses. PROCEDURES: Medical records of horses that underwent transabdominal ultrasonography between...

Author(s)
Biscoe, E. W.; Whitcomb, M. B.; Vaughan, B.; Dechant, J. E.; Magdesian, K. G.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 253, 1, pp 108-116
Abstract

Equine colic is a relatively common disorder of the digestive system and should be treated as an emergency. A twist in the small intestine of a horse cause the blood supply to be cut off, resulting in necrotic tissue. The aim of the study was to describe associations between prognostic indicators...

Author(s)
Anton, A.; Solcan, G.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicina Veterinara "Ion Ionescu de la Brad" Iași, Iași, Romania
Citation
Lucrări Științifice - Medicină Veterinară, Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară "Ion Ionescu de la Brad" Iași, 2017, 60, 4, pp 454-458
Abstract

A 13 year old Arabian gelding was presented with mild colic and respiratory symptoms. Six months prior to the presentation the horse underwent a surgical excision of a melanoma in the parotic region under general anaesthesia. To the owner's opinion the horse since then showed constant mild...

Author(s)
Rathmanner, M.; Lichtenberg, D.; Venner, M.; Rötting, A. K.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2011, 27, 6, pp 648-651
Abstract

Large-colon torsion is a common cause of colic in horses and has a worse prognosis and higher cost than other causes of surgical colic of the large colon. During large-colon torsion, the colon wall becomes thick due to vascular occlusion. Therefore, we hypothesized that detecting increased colon...

Author(s)
Pease, A. P.; Scrivani, P. V.; Erb, H. N.; Cook, V. L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2004, 45, 3, pp 220-224
Abstract

Objective: The examination of patients suffering from an acute abdomen routinely comprises both clinical and rectal examinations, and is ever more frequently accompanied by an ultrasonographic abdominal examination. The aim of the study was to compare the findings as defined through rectal...

Author(s)
Scharner, D.; Bankert, J.; Brehm, W.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere, 2015, 43, 5, pp 278-286
Abstract

The present report describes an 8-year-old gelding presenting with signs of severe abdominal pain. After performing a thorough physical examination, including rectal palpation and additional diagnostic tests, an exploratory laparotomy was recommended. The jejunum was found herniated through the...

Author(s)
Dias, D. P. M.; Pereira, R. N.; Canola, P. A.; Dória, R. G. S.; Alessi, A. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2012, 32, 12, pp 848-850
AbstractFull Text

A 16 years old P.S.I gelding was referred to the Large Animal Hospital Centro de Veterinaria y Zootecnia CES (Envigado, Colombia) due to acute abdominal syndrome who did not respond to analgesics. On physical examination the horse was depressed, dehydrated (6%), borborygmi were diminished, rectal...

Author(s)
Duque, D.; Ospina, C.; Arango, S.
Publisher
Universidad CES, Facultad Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Medellín, Colombia
Citation
Revista CES Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, 2010, 5, 2, pp 86-94
Abstract

Colic was treated surgically in 576 horses (545 individuals). Twenty-seven horses were subjected to surgery twice and two horses three times during the period of this study. A total of 371 horses (64.4%) were discharged from the hospital, 205 animals (35.6%) died or were euthanised; 16 of them died ...

Author(s)
Mezerova, J.; Zert, Z.; Kabes, R.; Ottova, L.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2008, 53, 1, pp 29-42
Abstract

Out of the total number of 434 horses that underwent colic surgery, small intestine was operated in 195 (44.9%) patients, caecum in 10 (2.3%) horses, large colon surgery was performed in 196 (45.2%) cases and small colon surgery in 14 (3.2%) horses. In 12 patients (2.8%) two different parts of the...

Author(s)
Mezerova, J.; Zert, Z.; Kabes, R.; Ottova, L.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2008, 53, 1, pp 12-28

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