Harald Kümper

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A report is given about the course of urolithiasis in 34 rams and 18 castrated billy-goats. Different therapeutic procedures of this disease are discussed. Concrements in the processus urethrae (n = 27) were removed by amputation of this organ. In animals with a further proximal situated urethral obstruction an ischiourethrostomy was done (n = 7). 21(More)
A dilated and dorsally displaced abomasum usually performs an additional counterclockwise rotation (1989-1994: 403 of 462 cases). A report is given about a repositioning technique that enables to correct nearly all cases of this counterclockwise rotation without removal of abomasal fluid. After the reposition the congested abomasal content flows to the(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare results obtained by use of laparoscopyassisted abomasopexy versus omentopexy via right flank laparotomy for the treatment of dairy cows with left displaced abomasum (LDA). ANIMALS 120 dairy cows with an LDA. PROCEDURE In a prospective clinical trial, cows were randomly allocated to the abomasopexy group (laparoscopy-assisted(More)
A report about a case of St. John's wort poisoning in German Blackface sheep is given. After the ingestion of St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) all slightly pigmented parts of the skin, that were rarely covered with hair, were photosensitized. In summer many sheep suffered from inflammatory skin alterations at the ears, the bridge of the nose and at(More)
Aim of the study was to investigate the correlation between the occurrence of abomasal displacement and the weather situations. Data were collected for the years 2000 and 2001 in the area around Lisbon at 26 farms keeping about 6500 Holstein-Friesian milk cows; the analysis of 372 cases of abomasal displacement were included in the study. The weather(More)
Future historians will describe the rise of the World Wide Web as the turning point of their academic profession. As a matter of fact, thanks to an unprecedented amount of digitization projects and to the preservation of borndigital sources, for the first time they have at their disposal a gigantic collection of traces of our past. However, to understand(More)
Fluctuating mononitrate plasma levels in the course of 24 h are a prerequisite for prevention of nitrate tolerance in patients with angina pectoris undergoing longterm treatment. In 12 patients with angiographically proven coronary artery disease (54 +/- 7 years) effects of 50 mg Isosorbide-5-mononitrate (IS-5-MN) in a slow-release (SR) formulation on(More)
Between 1986 and 1989 there were 9 cases of idiopathic congestive heart failure at this clinic. Normally heifers in the last 1/3 of pregnancy and young cows aged between 2.5 and 3.5 years were affected, but the disease also occurred in one younger (1.5 years), one older (6 years) and in one male animal. In contrast to other reports, myocardial fibrosis in(More)