Colopexy of the large colon in four horses.

M. D. Markel, Dennis Meagher, D. W. Richardson

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Abstract

Colopexy of the left ventral colon to the abdominal wall was performed in 4 horses with recurrence of large-colon displacement or volvulus. Horses were discharged between 5 and 27 days after surgery. At follow-up evaluation (mean, 10.5 months; range, 7 to 13 months) of the horses, none had recurrence of signs of abdominal pain, and all had normal body weight. Three horses were exercised regularly; signs of abdominal pain were not observed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)358-359
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume192
Issue number3
StatePublished - Feb 1 1988

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