Flashcards in Urethral Obstruction in Small Ruminants Deck (8)
What is the most common cause of urethral obstruction in sheep and goats?
Where do most uroliths lodge themselves in male ruminants?
What is the second most common site for uroliths to get stuck?
What are the most common uroliths in small ruminants?
What diet predisposes to urolithiasis in ruminants?
High grain, phosphorus and Mg, low roughage
What are surgical treatment options for urolithiasis in small ruminants?
Urethral process amputation, perineal urethrostomy, tube cystotomy
When is a tube cystotomy performed?
For animals w/urethral rupture