LASx Exam 1: Teaser, Vasectomy, Epididectomy, Castration, Equine Male Urogenital Surgery Flashcards Preview

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1

What is "teaser" surgery?

Making a male infertile in order to use him to identify

females in estrus

2

This is removed during vasectomy to make a male infertile

Ductus deferens

3

This type of surgery is used to create a "non-entry" teaser

Penis and prepuce deviation

4

What is the difference between a teaser and a non-entry teaser?

Non-entry teaser is FERTILE

5

Obstruction of the distal urinary tract with calculi is known as

urolithiasis

6

Removal of the penis is known as 

Penectomy

7

Removal of one or both testicles is known as 

Orichectomy

aka

Emasculation/Gelding/Cutting

8

For bloodless blunt castration, this tool is used to crush the

spermatic cord

Pincer/Burdizzo Emasculatome

9

What is the difference between a closed and open castration?

In closed, you DO NOT cut through the VAGINAL TUNIC.

In open, you do.

10

This type of emasculator has mostly crushing edges

but has a third handle at the bottom to cut the testicle off

REIMER emasculator

11

A SERRA emasculator has a cutting and crushing edge.

The wingnut should face the testicle.

You want the CRUSHING edge ______ to the body

and the

CUTTING edge ________ to the body

SERRA:

Crushing edge- PROXIMAL

 

Cutting edge- DISTAL (away from)

12

This is the smallest type of emasculator and is used on

small farm animals

HAUSMANN

13

This part of the male anatomy produces spermatozoa

Testes

14

This part of the male anatomy produces Sertoli and Leydig cells

Epididymis

15

At birth, foal testis are located in the 

inguinal canal

16

For abdominal cryptorchidism,

_____-sided abdominal retention is most common

LEFT sided

17

T/F: Bilateral cryptorchidism is more common than unilateral

FALSE! Unilateral is more common

18

Which is more common in horses and donkeys?:

Inguinal or Abdominal cryptorchidism

TRICK QUESTION!

Inguinal and Abdominal cryptorchidism incidence is EQUAL

19

For a cryptorchidectomy, which 2 structures are ligated?

pampiniform plexus and ductus deferens

20

During cryptorchidectomy, you cannot find the retained testicle.

What do you do?

ABORT SX IMMEDIATELY!

21

During cryptorchidectomy, which structure do you suture?

EXTERNAL inguinal ring

(suturing the internal one is impossible)

22

What is "proud cut"?

Continued masculine behavior due to retention of epididymal tissue during cryptorchidectomy

23

Schirrous cord formation is also known as 

Septic funiculitis

24

What is "false rigs"?

Continued masculine behavior due to a psychologic reflex

in horses that have been castrated at OLD age.

25

Castrated horses may still be fertile for up to _____ weeks

3 weeks