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Laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy in two stallions.

@article{Fischer1995LaparoscopicIH,
  title={Laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy in two stallions.},
  author={Andrew T. Fischer and A M Vachon and Stanley R. Klein},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1995},
  volume={207 12},
  pages={
          1599-601
        }
}
Two mature stallions that were used for breeding purposes were admitted for evaluation of inguinal hernias. In 1 horse, the hernia was reduced per rectum by gentle traction applied to the intestine. In the other horse, the hernia was reduced by placing the horse in dorsal recumbency and applying external pressure over the scrotum. Both horses were observed for recurrence of the hernia. Seven days later, an elective laparoscopic technique for inguinal herniorrhaphy was performed on each horse… CONTINUE READING

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