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Flashcards in Surgery of the Stomach Deck (12):
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surgical diseases of the stomach 

gastric foreign body

benign gastric outflow obstruction 

gastric ulceration 

neoplasia

oomycosis

GDV

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gastric foreign bodies signalment

younger animals

previous history of FB ingestion 

conditions that predispose to PICA (EPI, hepatic encephalopthy, Fe deficiency) 

3

FB removal options

conservative (pass on its own) 

endoscopy 

gastrotomy 

induce emesis

4

the right gastroepiploic artery is located where in the stomach 

greater curvature 

5

after completing gastric foreign body surgery, what should be done before exploring the rest of the abdomen

change gloves and instruments

6

what is the layer of strenght of the GI tract 

SUBMUCOSA!

close in 2 layers: simple continuous in submucosa  and cushing pattern 

7

when is a single layer closure used

pyloric outflow tract

reduced gastric volume

thickened gastric wall

8

breed disposition for congenital pyloric stenosis/gastric outflow obstruction 

brachiocephalic breeds

siamese cat (rare) 

9

clinical signs of congenital pyloric stenosis/gastric outflow obstruction 

intermittent V+

dietary modification alters signs

normal to decreased body conditions

abdominal distension but no pain 

10

radiographic evaluation of pyloric stenosis/gastric outflow obstruction

beak/apple core sign

11

treatment of pyloric stenosis/gastric outflow obstruction 

fredet-ramstedt pyloromyotomy 

heineke-mikulicz pyloroplasty 

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