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1

What age of animal is most likely to get gastric foreign bodies

Young

2

What kind of vomiting occurs with gastric foreign bodies

Intermittent undigested

3

How do you diagnose gastric foreign bodies

Radiopaque: plain film
Radiolucent: contrast film
Endoscopy

4

Clinical signs of pyloric obstruction

Projectile vomiting
Undigested mucus and bile
Rapid fluid loss
Electrolyte loss
Hyponatremic, hypochloremic, alkalosis

5

Treatment of gastric foreign bodies

Spontaneous
Endoscopy
Gastrotomy

6

Gastrotomy incision approach

ventral midline

7

How do you keep stomach in place during gastrotomy

stay sutures

8

Where do you make the incision

Equidistant between greater and lesser curvatures

9

Closure suture technique

Cushing- submucosa
Lembert- seromuscular/submucosa
Absorbable- no catgut

10

Gastric dilatation volvulus breed incidence

large/giant breeds
Great dane