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Case Description - 3 horses were evaluated for signs of colic; cecocolic intussusception was detected. Clinical Findings - Abnormalities detected included diminished intestinal sounds, inflammatory leukogram, dehydration, unremarkable findings via rectal palpation, and ultrasonographic evidence of...

Author(s)
Lores, M.; Ortenburger, A. I.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2008, 232, 4, pp 574-577
Abstract

Surgical management of caecal impactions has included several different procedures suggested over the years. Complete bypass of the caecum through an ileocolic or jejunocolic anastomosis has become common practice for first time caecal impaction management, especially when dysfunction is suspected. ...

Author(s)
Roberts, C. T.; Slone, D. E.
Publisher
Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd, Newmarket, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2000, No. Suppl.32, pp 74-76
Abstract

A 5-year-old Thoroughbred gelding with recurrent caecal impaction refractory to medical management was treated with a side-to-side anastomosis of the jejunum and colon. Caecal impaction did not recur after surgery. The horse gained weight and performed successfully for 14 months, but experienced...

Author(s)
Ross, M. W.; Orsini, J. A.; Ehnen, S. J.
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 1987, 16, 4, pp 265-268