Temporary indwelling rectal liner for use in horses with rectal tears. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • A temporary indwelling liner was surgically installed in 17 horses with grade III or grade IV rectal tears. The rectal tears of 9 of the horses healed. The remaining 8 horses developed peritonitis as a result of peritoneal contamination before surgery, a change in grade of the tear, or material failure.

author list (cited authors)

  • Taylor, T. S., Watkins, J. P., & Schumacher, J.

citation count

  • 27

publication date

  • September 1987