Surgical treatment for acute small intestinal obstruction caused by Parascaris equorum infection in 15 horses (2002-2011).

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REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY There is a consensus in the veterinary literature that Parascaris equorum (ascarid) impaction carries a poor prognosis. Hence surgery is often delayed and foals are often subjected to euthanasia after diagnosis of ascarid impaction is established. Our clinical impression was that ascarid impaction carries a better prognosis than… (More)

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@article{Tatz2012SurgicalTF, title={Surgical treatment for acute small intestinal obstruction caused by Parascaris equorum infection in 15 horses (2002-2011).}, author={Amos J Tatz and Gil Segev and Allan M Steinman and David A Berlin and Jim Milgram and Gretchen Kelmer}, journal={Equine veterinary journal. Supplement}, year={2012}, volume={43}, pages={111-4} }