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OBJECTIVE: To describe clinical features, diagnostic methods, treatments, and outcomes associated with ingested wire foreign bodies in the abdomen of horses. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: 16 client-owned horses with ingested wire in their abdomens that were evaluated at a veterinary...

Author(s)
Marley, L. K.; Soffler, C.; Hackett, E. S.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 253, 6, pp 781-787
AbstractFull Text

The ingestion of sharp foreign bodies that cause penetrating wounds to the gut and surrounding structures and its consequences are not often seen in equine medicine. When animals ingest these objects, they tend to have colic episodes and peritonitis, as well as to be prone to abscess formation. The ...

Author(s)
Góss, G. C.; Duarte, C. A.; Rodrigues, C. M.; Pozzobon, R.; Trost, M. E.; Brandolt, I. M. da C.
Publisher
Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Univerziteta u Beogradu, Beograd, Serbia
Citation
Acta Veterinaria (Beograd), 2019, 69, 2, pp 237-243
Abstract

The quality of evidence in equids is insufficient to direct clinical practice aside from the following: The use of antiseptic solution to lavage the abdomen causes inflammation and is detrimental to the patient. For peritonitis caused by Actinobacillus equuli, treatment with antibiotics alone may...

Author(s)
Smith, S. S.
Publisher
RCVS Knowledge, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Evidence, 2017, 2, 4, pp 135
Abstract

This case report describes an unusual case of anaerobic peritonitis in a 2-year-old horse following castration. The horse was evaluated 2 weeks following castration for signs of acute, severe abdominal pain and swelling surrounding a previous castration site. Physical examination revealed marked...

Author(s)
Shearer, T. R.; Smith, A. D.; Freeman, D. E.; Regan, S. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2017, 29, 6, pp 310-313
Abstract

Peritonitis in horses persists with high incidence and mortality, requiring more innovative and effective therapeutic strategies. The aim of this study was to evaluate Tenckhoff catheters and intraperitoneal use of ceftriaxone in horses. Ten healthy, male horses, with an average age of 5 years,...

Author(s)
Alonso, J. de M.; Nitta, T. Y.; Akutagawa, T. Y. M.; Crescencio, A. P.; Takahira, R. K.; Santos, B. dos; Alves, A. L. G.; Watanabe, M. J.; Rodrigues, C. A.; Peccinini, R. G.; Campos, M. L. de; Hussni, C. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2017, 53, pp 55-63
Abstract

An 8-year-old Quarter Horse × walking horse cross mare was referred for treatment of septic pedal osteitis and subsequently developed a cecal impaction which was resolved surgically. Postoperative enteritis and incisional drainage developed in the short-term postoperative period. One month...

Author(s)
Lopp, C. T.; Mochal-King, C. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2015, 35, 11/12, pp 966-972
Abstract

Castration is the most common surgery performed in the practice of equine medicine, even with continuous advances complications are still common after surgery. The funiculitis is an example of complication, although infrequent is possible the rise of the spermatic cord infection to the abdomen...

Author(s)
Carvalho, A. de M.; Xavier, A. B. da S.; Santos, J. P. V. dos; Munhoz, T. C. P.; Rocha, W. B. da; Yamauchi, K. C. I.; Toma, H. S.
Publisher
Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 2017, 24, 3, pp 125-127
Abstract

Cecocolic intussusception is a rare pathologic lesion in horses and for a long time treatment of this disease was considered not to be successful. By now there are several descriptions of various surgical techniques with varying success rates. The purpose of this paper is to describe the surgical...

Author(s)
Huskamp, B.; Scheidemann, W.; Carstanjen, B.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2013, 29, 2, pp 171-175
Abstract

A 22-year-old Thoroughbred mare presented to North Carolina State University Large Animal Hospital for evaluation of acute colic. After initial work-up, the mare was diagnosed and treated for presumed gas colic. She was subsequently further diagnosed and treated for gastric ulcers and mild sand...

Author(s)
Saetra, T.; Breuhaus, B.; Hildebran, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2018, 30, 12, pp 635-639
Abstract

A 25-year-old pony mare was presented to the clinic with preliminarily reported severe acute colic. The pony during the previous week had shown inappetence, apathy and fever of unknown origin. Clinical examination and placement of a gastric tube were indicative of a secondary gastric dilation....

Author(s)
Rapp, M.; Schmitz, R. R.; Meyer, A.; Mundhenk, L.; Gehlen, H.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere, 2014, 42, 5, pp 305-310

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