publication . Article . 2016

Dilatacija i volvulus želuca kod mrkog medveda (Ursus arctos)

Darko Marinković; Jòzsef Özvegy; Milan Aničić; Ivana Vučićević; Slađan Nešić; Vladimir Kukolj;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Acta Veterinaria, volume 66, pages 422-428 (eissn: 1820-7448, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
  • Country: Serbia
Abstract
Gastric dilatation and volvulus is a life-threatening condition characterized by rapid accumulation of food and gases that cause displacement and distension of the stomach. The large and giant, deep-chested breeds of dogs are at higher risk for developing the gastric dilatation and volvulus. Uncommonly, it can also develop in cats, but it is also described in free-range polar bears. A case of gastric dilatation and volvulus in a brown bear (Ursus arctos) is described in this paper. This case was characterized by lack of any previous symptoms, sudden death, as well as macroscopic findings during necropsy - twisted distended stomach, congested displaced spleen and...
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free text keywords: brown bear, Ursus arctos, gastric dilatation and volvulus, Gastric Dilatation, Medicine, business.industry, business, Gastroenterology, medicine.medical_specialty, Ursus, biology.organism_classification, biology, Internal medicine, Volvulus, medicine.disease
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