Intra-abdominal hypertension in two adult horses.

  title={Intra-abdominal hypertension in two adult horses.},
  author={Margaret M. Brosnahan and Todd C Holbrook and Lyndi L Gilliam and Jerry W. Ritchey and Anthony W. Confer},
  journal={Journal of veterinary emergency and critical care},
  volume={19 2},
OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical and pathological findings in 2 adult horses with documented increases in intra-abdominal pressure (IAP), and to describe the direct puncture technique used to measure this pressure. SERIES SUMMARY Two adult horses developed increases in IAP secondary to large-volume abdominal effusion. A 9-year-old Quarter Horse cross gelding was presented for evaluation of urinary and neurologic signs. Abdominal ultrasonographic examination showed a hepatic abscess along… CONTINUE READING