Retrospective analysis of exploratory laparotomies in 192 Andalusian horses and 276 horses of other breeds

@article{Muoz2008RetrospectiveAO,
  title={Retrospective analysis of exploratory laparotomies in 192 Andalusian horses and 276 horses of other breeds},
  author={E. Mu{\~n}oz and D. Arg{\"u}elles and L. Arest{\'e} and L. San Miguel and M. Prades},
  journal={Veterinary Record},
  year={2008},
  volume={162},
  pages={303 - 306}
}
The medical records of 468 horses that underwent 490 exploratory laparotomies for the correction of gastrointestinal diseases were reviewed to search for differences between Andalusian horses and other breeds. The seasonal distribution of surgical colics and their outcome and complications were also investigated. Bivariant analysis was used to compare the horses' age, gender and breed with the type of surgery, the bowel affected and the type of colic, and all these variables were compared in… Expand
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