Small intestinal segmental volvulus in horses after gastroscopy: Four cases (2011–2012)

@inproceedings{Bonilla2014SmallIS,
  title={Small intestinal segmental volvulus in horses after gastroscopy: Four cases (2011–2012)},
  author={Alvaro G. Bonilla and Samuel D. A. Hurcombe and Raymond W. Sweeney and Michael Hewetson and Margaret C. Mudge},
  year={2014}
}
Summary Gastroscopy is the most common technique used in veterinary medicine to evaluate the stomach in horses and to date, no complications have been described associated with the procedure. This paper reports 4 cases developing a nonstrangulating segmental volvulus of the small intestine after gastroscopy at 3 referral institutions over a 2 year period. After performing diagnostic gastroscopy, all horses developed acute and severe clinical signs of colic unresponsive to medical management… CONTINUE READING