Nonsurgical treatment of uterine torsion in seven mares
|Title||Nonsurgical treatment of uterine torsion in seven mares|
|Author(s)||Jeffrey Wichtel, E. L. Reinertson, T. L. Clark|
|Journal||Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association|
|Abstract||Nonsurgical correction of uterine torsion was performed in 7 mares, and 6 foals were subsequently born alive. Uterine rupture necessitated euthanasia in 1 mare. Correction was achieved by rolling of the mares after general anesthesia had been induced. Previously, this technique was believed to be associated with a high prevalence of fetal and maternal mortality. Nonsurgical correction may be a satisfactory alternative to abdominal surgery in treating uterine torsion in mares.|
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