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Background: Castration of the stallion is one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures in the horse. Recently barbed suture materials for surgical wound closure were introduced to the market with manufacturers claiming that these sutures enhance speed and security as they eliminate the...

Author(s)
Adler, D. M. T.; Østergaard, S.; Jørgensen, E.; Jacobsen, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2020, 16, 250, pp (17 July 2020)
AbstractFull Text

In this study the caecum and large colon were harvested from 24 slaughtered horses. On each sample, an 8-cm long enterotomy was performed. Enterotomies were closed using either barbed or unbarbed glycomer-631. We compared the time to close, appearance, length of suture material, bursting pressure,...

Author(s)
Giusto, G.; Caramello, V.; Comino, F.; Gandini, M.
Publisher
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise 'G. Caporale', Teramo, Italy
Citation
Veterinaria Italiana, 2019, 55, 3, pp 269-274
Abstract

Objective: To compare three surgical knots for preventing leakage from the vascular bundle during ligation in simulated equine open castrations. Study design: Randomized, case-control, in vitro study. Sample population: Testes (N = 60) collected from 30 horses. Methods: Testes were collected from...

Author(s)
Gandini, M.; Comino, F.; Caramello, V.; Giusto, G.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2020, 49, 4, pp 704-709
Abstract

Objective: Despite advances in surgical technique in abdominal surgery, incisional complications are frequently reported following ventral midline laparotomy in horses. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of incisional complications at our clinic and to identify possible risk...

Author(s)
Scharner, D.; Winter, K.; Brehm, W.; Kämpfert, M.; Gittel, C.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere, 2017, 45, 1, pp 24-32
Abstract

Three mares underwent diagnostic laparoscopy because of suspicion of post-partum uterine ruptures. All three horses showed clinical signs of a uterine rupture between 1 and 3 days after parturition and underwent diagnostic laparoscopy. In all cases a full thickness uterine rupture could be detected ...

Author(s)
Diekstall, M.; Rohde, C.; Rijkenhuizen, A. B. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2020, 32, 6, pp 319-324
Abstract

Objective: To compare a knotless, barbed suture to standard suture using laparoscopic suturing methods in an ex vivo model of equine bladder repair. Study Design: Cadaveric study. Sample Population: Equine cadaver bladders (n=42). Methods: A 5-cm incision was created and repaired in a laparoscopic...

Author(s)
Ruzickova, P.; Burns, P.; Piat, P.; Frasch, M. G.; Beauchamp, G.; Elce, Y. A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2016, 45, 3, pp 374-379
Abstract

Objective: To evaluate use of a knotless suture for laparoscopic closure of the equine nephrosplenic space. Study Design: Experimental in vivo study. Animals: Normal horses without previous history of abdominal surgery (n=8). Methods: The nephrosplenic space was closed under laparoscopic...

Author(s)
Albanese, V.; Hanson, R. R.; McMaster, M. A.; Koehler, J. W.; Caldwell, F. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2016, 45, 6, pp 824-830
Abstract

CASE DESCRIPTION: 8 horses (5 geldings and 3 mares) were evaluated for laparoscopic closure of the nephrosplenic space following a history of recurrent left dorsal displacement of the large colon. CLINICAL FINDINGS: All horses underwent a physical examination and routine clinicopathologic testing....

Author(s)
Gandini, M.; Nannarone, S.; Giusto, G.; Pepe, M.; Comino, F.; Caramello, V.; Gialletti, R.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2017, 250, 4, pp 431-436
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Traumatic distal limb injuries resulting in tendon rupture are common in equine practice. Several complications have been associated with tendon repair in horses. The aim of this study was to compare the biomechanical properties of two tenorrhaphy techniques using two different suture materials....

Author(s)
Corrêa, R. R.; Pereira, C. A. M.; Frias, N. C.; Baccarelli, D. C.; Zoppa, A. L. V.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2017, 69, 4, pp 807-814
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: Selection of suture material in equine surgery is often based on costs or subjective factors, such as the surgeon's personal experience, rather than objective facts. The amount of objective data available on durability of suture materials with regard to specific equine ...

Author(s)
Kearney, C. M.; Buckley, C. T.; Jenner, F.; Moissonnier, P.; Brama, P. A. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2014, 46, 4, pp 494-498

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