Large colon resection and anastomosis in horses: 52 cases (1996-2006).

@article{Driscoll2008LargeCR,
  title={Large colon resection and anastomosis in horses: 52 cases (1996-2006).},
  author={Nancy Driscoll and Petrisor Baia and Andrew T Fischer and Thomas Brauer and Andreas Klohnen},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={342-7}
}
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Large colon resection and anastomosis (LCRA) is the most aggressive method of surgical management of a colon with questionable viability. Currently, published studies are comprised mostly of broodmares and discuss short-term survival. OBJECTIVES To determine the prognosis for survival after LCRA in a diverse population of horses, report the incidence of post operative complications, and determine if associations between analysed variables and survival rate exist… CONTINUE READING