Ultrasonographic examination of the small intestine of cows.

  title={Ultrasonographic examination of the small intestine of cows.},
  author={Ueli Braun and O Marmier},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  volume={136 10},
The small intestine of 50 cows was examined ultrasonographically with a 3.5 MHz linear transducer. The cows were examined on the right side, from the tuber coxae to the eighth intercostal space and from the transverse processes of the vertebrae to the linea alba. The appearance of loops of small intestine and their contents and motility were assessed. In the majority of cases, the intestine contained feed and the contents appeared hyperechoic, but in some cows, the intestinal lumen contained… CONTINUE READING


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