Subtotal colectomy for the treatment of obstipation secondary to pelvic fracture malunion in cats.

@article{Matthiesen1991SubtotalCF,
  title={Subtotal colectomy for the treatment of obstipation secondary to pelvic fracture malunion in cats.},
  author={David T Matthiesen and T D Scavelli and W O Whitney},
  journal={Veterinary surgery : VS},
  year={1991},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={113-7}
}
Eleven cats in which subtotal colectomy with end-to-end jejunocolostomy was performed for the treatment of chronic obstipation secondary to pelvic fracture malunion were followed for at least 18 months. Seven cats had no recurrence of clinical signs and no longterm complications. In two cats, constipation was less severe and occurred less frequently; however, medical treatment was still required. In one cat, watery diarrhea gradually changed to semiformed feces of normal consistency by month 6… CONTINUE READING

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