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Objective: To evaluate short- and long-term outcome after medical and surgical management of horses with cecal impaction and to determine reasons for death or euthanasia. Study Design: Retrospective case series. Animals: Horses (n=150). Methods: Data collected from medical records (1991-2011) of ...

Author(s)
Aitken, M. R.; Southwood, L. L.; Ross, B. M.; Ross, M. W.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2015, 44, 5, pp 540-546
Abstract

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

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

Objective - To determine short- and long-term outcomes, including recurrence rates, for horses with cecal impaction treated medically or surgically. Design - Retrospective case series. Animals - 114 horses. Procedures - Medical records were reviewed for information on signalment, history, clinical...

Author(s)
Plummer, A. E.; Rakestraw, P. C.; Hardy, J.; Lee, R. M.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2007, 231, 9, pp 1378-1385
Abstract

Case Description - An 8-year-old multiparous Thoroughbred broodmare was admitted for evaluation of a rectal tear sustained during parturition. Clinical Findings - On initial evaluation, the mare had mild signs of abdominal discomfort. A full-thickness rectal tear located 30 cm cranial to the anus...

Author(s)
Stewart, S. G.; Johnston, J. K.; Parente, E. J.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2014, 245, 7, pp 816-820
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

The clinical records of 96 horses presented to the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California, Davis, with primary caecal disease between 1980 and 1990 were reviewed. Caecal diseases included impaction (40% of total cases), rupture associated with concurrent unrelated disease...

Author(s)
Dart, A. J.; Hodgson, D. R.; Snyder, J. R.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1997, 75, 8, pp 552-557
Abstract

A four-year-old Appaloosa brood mare was referred for evaluation of a colic episode of 24 hours' duration. Physical examination revealed a distended cecum filled predominantly with fluid. A tentative diagnosis of cecal dysfunction was determined, and surgical intervention was performed by means of ...

Author(s)
Dearo, A. C. de O.; Grumadas, C. E. S.; Reichmann, P.; Queiroz, G. R.; Max, M. C.; Cosenza, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2008, 28, 1, pp 34-39
Abstract

Medical records of 9 horses with caecal impaction that underwent complete caecal bypass by jejunocolostomy (3) or ileocolostomy (6) were reviewed. Typhlotomy and evacuation of caecal contents was performed in 8 horses before the anastomosis. Five horses had signs of mild pain associated with...

Author(s)
Gerard, M. P.; Bowman, K. F.; Blikslager, A. T.; Tate, L. P., Jr.; Bristol, D. G.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1996, 209, 7, pp 1287-1290

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