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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

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
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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
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Objectives - To measure serum alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) activity in horses with acute intestinal obstruction and to determine the diagnostic and prognostic utility of this analyte. Design - Prospective observational study. Setting - University Veterinary Hospital. Animals - Thirty healthy horses...

Author(s)
Gomaa, N. A. M.; Köller, G.; Schusser, G. F.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2011, 21, 3, pp 242-252
Abstract

An overview of colic in horses is given. The most common clinical signs of colic are outlined. The 4 groups of abdominal cavity problems are discussed: distension; simple obstruction or blockage; obstruction or blockage with partial or complete shut-off of the blood supply; and enteritis/colitis or ...

Author(s)
Blundevile, T.
Publisher
Centre for Equine Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
Citation
Horse Report, 2008, 26, 1, pp 1...7
Abstract

Endotoxin concentrations were analysed in 52 healthy horses and 105 horses suffering from gastrointestinal colic with the aid of limulus-amoebocyte-lysate tests (chromogeneous substrate and the end-point method). The development of endotoxin concentration was studied at different points throughout...

Author(s)
Vidovic, A.; Huskamp, B.
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 1999, 15, 4, pp 325-328, 330-334
Abstract

Recent studies suggest that horses requiring surgical correction of strangulating intestinal obstruction may develop postoperative complications as a result of ischaemia/reperfusion injury. The mucosal and serosal margins of resected small intestine from 9 horses with small intestinal strangulating ...

Author(s)
Gerard, M. P.; Blikslager, A. T.; Roberts, M. C.; Tate, L. P., Jr.; Argenzio, R. A.
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 1999, 31, 4, pp 331-335
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Author(s)
Dart, A. J.; Dowling, B. A.; Hodgson, D. R.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Equine surgery., 1999, Ed.2, pp 257-285
Abstract

A 12-day-old, 14.4-kg, female foal of Australian Miniature Pony breed was presented at the National Chung Hsing University Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital, Taiwan, with a history of weakness of 2 days' duration. The mare died of unknown cause on the previous day. Abnormal findings during...

Author(s)
Lin ChengChung; Chuang ShihTe; Hsuan ShihLing; Huang WeiGia; Chan PengWen [Chan, P. W. J.]
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2008, 28, 8, pp 473-475
Abstract

Four ponies were anaesthetised and subjected to surgical torsion of the colon. Biopsies were collected at hourly intervals for 3 h, at which point the torsions were corrected. Circulation was re-established for 2 h and the bowel was re-biopsied at hourly intervals. The ponies were killed while...

Author(s)
Meschter, C. L.; Craig, D.; Hackett, R.
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 1991, 23, 6, pp 426-433

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