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1

what do u see on a gi exam for intussuscepton

no rumen contraction
no ping on auscultation percussion
abdominal distension

2

on rectal exam what do u find for intussusception

no feces mucus n blood
gas filled loops 2in in diameteter

3

what do u see on chemistry for intussusception

high BUN, CR,
low K, CL, P,CA

4

what types of animals are more susceptible to intussusception

young less than 6mo,

5

what is the location for intussusception in a cattle

distal jejunum n proximal ileum

6

what is the location for intussusception in a horse

mid jejunum, ileo-cecal, ceco-colic

7

what 2 species are most prone to adhesions

humans n equine

8

what is a common complication post sx for intussusception

ileus and peritionitits

9

in cattle what is the post operative survivial rate

43%

10

for intestinal volvus what is the px

70% death rate

11

what is the most likely cause of intestinal volvus

clostridium perfringens type A