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The case records of 119 foals that underwent an exploratory celiotomy at Cornell University (USA) were reviewed. The commonest cause for exploratory celiotomy was small intestinal strangulation, followed by enteritis and uroperitoneum. Six horses died during surgery, 23 were killed at the time of...

Cable, C. S.; Fubini, S. L.; Erb, H. N.; Hakes, J. E.
Equine Veterinary Journal, 1997, 29, 4, pp 257-261