Repeat laparotomy for gastrointestinal disorders in cattle: 57 cases (1968-1992).

@article{Blikslager1995RepeatLF,
  title={Repeat laparotomy for gastrointestinal disorders in cattle: 57 cases (1968-1992).},
  author={Anthony T Blikslager and Kari L. Anderson and David G. Bristol and Susan Lawson Fubini and David E Anderson},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1995},
  volume={207 7},
  pages={
          939-43
        }
}
A study was conducted to investigate indications for, typical findings during, and outcome of repeat laparotomies in 57 cattle with gastrointestinal disorders. Cattle were grouped according to the reason the initial laparotomy had been performed. Group-1 cattle (n = 46) had had left or right displacement of the abomasum (LDA or RDA) or right volvulus of the abomasum. Group-2 cattle (n = 10) had had ruminal, reticular, or abomasal obstruction or perforation. Group-3 cattle (n = 7) had had… CONTINUE READING