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Reasons for performing study: If untreated, caecal impaction may progress to rupture of the caecum and reports of long-term outcome for horses undergoing surgery for caecal impaction are required. Objectives: To describe short- and long-term complication rates for horses undergoing surgery for...

Author(s)
Smith, L. C. R.; Payne, R. J.; Smith, S. J. B.; Bathe, A. P.; Greet, T. R. C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2010, 42, 5, pp 388-392
Abstract

Information available on duodenal impactions is limited. The authors present a case of a horse showing clinical signs likely indicating a small intestinal lesion, with anterior enteritis and a strangulating lesion as the most likely differentials. Due to diagnostics not strongly indicating either,...

Author(s)
Thomas, I. L. H.; Dixon, J. J.; Fraser, B.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2018, 6, 1, pp e000589
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: There is a consensus in the veterinary literature that Parascaris equorum (ascarid) impaction carries a poor prognosis. Hence surgery is often delayed and foals are often subjected to euthanasia after diagnosis of ascarid impaction is established. Our clinical...

Author(s)
Tatz, A. J.; Segev, G.; Steinman, A.; Berlin, D.; Milgram, J.; Kelmer, G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2012, 44, s43, pp 111-114
Abstract

Objective - To determine the clinical signs, treatment, and prognosis for horses with impaction of the cranial aspect of the base of the cecum (cecal cupula). Design - Retrospective observational case series. Animals - 7 horses with colic attributed to cecal cupula impaction. Procedures - Medical...

Author(s)
Sherlock, C. E.; Eggleston, R. B.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2013, 243, 11, pp 1596-1601
Abstract

The prevalence of caecum pathology, as well as its causes and clinical importance, were studied. Data obtained from surgical and medical records included animals with signs of colic with primary disorders of the caecum and animals that developed the pathology during hospitalization. 13 horses were...

Author(s)
Martín-Cuervo, M.; Rosa Lemus, C.; Jiménez Fragoso, J.; Pastor Sirvent, N.; Ezquerra Calvo, L. J.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2009, 10, 5, pp 040910
Abstract

Impactions of the small and large intestines are frequently diagnosed as the cause of colic in horses. An impaction is an accumulation of dehydrated ingesta in a portion of the digestive tract, typically at sites where the intestinal diameter decreases. The specific pathogenesis for impactions is...

Author(s)
Plummer, A. E.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice, 2009, 25, 2, pp 317-327
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

Objectives: To report the clinical outcome in seven horses following use of a newly described surgical technique for treating caecal impaction. Methods: The medical records of seven horses with caecal impaction treated surgically using a stapling technique to create a complete caecal bypass without ...

Author(s)
Quinteros, D. D.; García-López, J. M.; Provost, P. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2010, 88, 11, pp 434-438
AbstractFull Text

BACKGROUND: In order to analyze the cecum-colon ecosystem and the treatment of the cecal impaction and hindgut acidosis, cecal cannulation is needed. It is essential to select a simple, fast and inexpensive cecal cannulation method. Because of different complications in general anesthesia, the...

Author(s)
Firouzabadi, M. S. S.; Hajikolaei, M. R. H.; Baniadam, A.; Mashhadi, A. R. G.; Ghorbanpoor, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 11, 4, pp En353-En359, Pe37
Abstract

After spasmodic colics, primary impactions of the large colon and caecum are the most common causes of colic in horses. In many of these cases, laxatives are routinely used in the field to resolve the impaction. Laxatives with different mechanisms of action and molecular composition are mentioned...

Author(s)
Cembicki, N.; Fey, K.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2011, 27, 5, pp 475-485

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