publication . Article . 2018

In Dogs That Have Had Intussusception Does Enterοplication Prevent Recurrence?

Foteini Kormpou; Sophie Adamantos;
Open Access English
  • Published: 09 Jan 2018 Journal: Veterinary Evidence (issn: 2396-9776, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: RCVS Knowledge
Abstract
<jats:p>&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Clinical bottom line&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;The number of published primary papers on enteroplication as a preventative surgical procedure for recurrent intussusception is currently low with a relatively small number of cases reported in the studies. The studies did not demonstrate a statistical difference in the recurrence rate with or without the procedure although there was a consistent trend for a reduction in the recurrence rate with enteroplication.&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Enterοplication has also been associated with severe complications, thus surgeοns must weigh the risk of recurrent intussusception against the risk of ...
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free text keywords: enteroplication, intussusception, recurrence, dogs, Veterinary medicine, SF600-1100, Statistical difference, Sociology, General surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Literature, business.industry, business
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