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The necropsy reports of 335 horses necropsied at the LPV-UFSM between 1968-2007 were reviewed in order to determine the necropsy findings related with cause of death or reason for euthanasia. The distribution of these findings by organ system were as follows: digestive (79/335 [23.6%]), striated...

Author(s)
Pierezan, F.; Rissi, D. R.; Rech, R. R.; Fighera, R. A.; Brum, J. S.; Barros, C. S. L.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2009, 29, 3, pp 275-280
Abstract

Abdominal paracentesis in a 20-year-old Thoroughbred gelding with acute colic yielded an odourless milky-white fluid. Examination of the fluid revealed numerous fat globules in a stained smear, low total nucleated cell count, a total protein concn of 6.9 g/litre, cholesterol 0.1 mmol/litre and...

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Mair, T. S.; Lucke, V. M.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1992, 131, 18, pp 421
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...

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

The case records of 17 horses were reviewed. 15 horses had signs of colic. Two horses had clinical problems that were unassociated with gastrointestinal tract disease. Ages ranged from 5 to 30 years (mean, 12.6 years). and there was no breed or sex predisposition. In clinically normal horses, the...

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Jakowski, R. M.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1994, 204, 7, pp 1057-1061
Abstract

A device and technique for intra-operative gastro-intestinal lavage was developed to remove ingesta from the stomach, large intestine and caecum of horses. The Gastro-Intestinal Lavage System (GILS) is composed of a nozzle connected to both water under pressure and suction. Water jets across an...

Author(s)
Beroza, G. A.
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 1989, Supplement 7, pp 94-97
Abstract

Haemostatic profiles were determined in 30 horses with colic. Blood samples were obtained at the time of the animal's admission. The patients were categorized in retrospect, according to the cause of the colic: group 1-colic associated with colitis and/or severe diarrhoea, group 2-colic associated...

Author(s)
Johnstone, I. B.; Crane, S.
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 1986, 47, 2, pp 356-358
Abstract

The study concerns 836 horses submitted for PM examination to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechny at the Universidade Estadual Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil between 1969 and 1989. All the horses came from the Botucatu region. The age, sex, breed, month of death, and the cause of death...

Author(s)
Bandarra, E. P.; Kuchembuck, M. R. G.; Figueiredo, L. M. A. de; Sequeira, J. L.; Rocha, N. S.
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 1995, 7, pp 107-116
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Belknap, J. K.; Baxter, G. M.
Citation
Veterinary Medicine, 1992, 87, 11, pp 1106-1112
Abstract

The average age of 122 horses with ascending colon volvulus was 6.6 + 0.4 years. Gastric reflux was a presenting sign in 35% of the cases. Peritoneal fluid levels had a mean of 2.54 + 0.14 g/dl and 20 horses had grossly normal peritoneal fluid at the time of presentation. Ascending colon volvulus...

Author(s)
Harrison, I. W.
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 1988, 17, 2, pp 77-81
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Author(s)
Foerner, J. J.
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Large Animal Practice, 1982, 4, 1, pp 129-146

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