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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
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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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A 3-year-old Andalusian stallion was referred to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the University of Cordoba due to acute onset of colic pain. At admission, the horse presented a pronounced distension of the inguinal and scrotal region which was cold and painful on palpation. On rectal palpation...

Author(s)
Mendoza, F. J.; Perez-Ecija, A.; Estepa, J. C.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2010, 55, 6, pp 281-284
Abstract

The cases of equidae acute abdomen diagnosed in the Veterinary Hospital of the Federal University of Campina Grande, in the semiarid of the Brazilian Northeast were reviewed. From January 2001 to December 2011, 70 (4.5%) equidae out of 1542 were affected by colic, including 60 horses, 4 mules, and...

Author(s)
Pessoa, A. F. A.; Miranda Neto, E. G. de; Pessoa, C. R. de M.; Simões, S. V. D.; Azevedo, S. S. de; Riet-Correa, F.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2012, 32, 6, pp 503-509
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

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