Identification of risk factors for septic peritonitis and failure to survive following gastrointestinal surgery in dogs.

@article{Grimes2011IdentificationOR,
  title={Identification of risk factors for septic peritonitis and failure to survive following gastrointestinal surgery in dogs.},
  author={Janet A Grimes and Chad Weber Schmiedt and Karen K. Cornell and Mary Ann G Radlinksy},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={238 4},
  pages={486-94}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify risk factors for failure to survive and development of septic peritonitis following full-thickness gastrointestinal incision in dogs. Design-Retrospective cohort study. ANIMALS Dogs that underwent gastrointestinal surgery from 1998 through 2007 at the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Procedures-Medical records of dogs undergoing a full-thickness gastrointestinal incision were reviewed, and information regarding dog history, clinicopathologic findings… CONTINUE READING