A case of a linear foreign body removal in a miniature companion pig

dc.contributor.author Cain, Alison
dc.contributor.author Kirkpatrick, Jordan
dc.contributor.author Smith, Joe
dc.contributor.author Breuer, Ryan
dc.contributor.author White, Robin
dc.contributor.author Smith, Joe
dc.contributor.department Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine
dc.date 2020-03-11T18:56:54.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-07T05:13:11Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-07T05:13:11Z
dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2020
dc.date.issued 2020-01-15
dc.description.abstract <p>Despite the recent rise in popularity of miniature pigs as companion animals, there are few published reports available regarding gastrointestinal surgery in these animals. This case report describes a 4-year-old castrated male companion potbellied pig who was diagnosed with a small bowel linear foreign body and associated pyloric outflow obstruction. A gastrotomy and three enterotomies involving the proximal and mid-jejunum and proximal centripetal loop of the spiral colon were performed to remove the linear foreign body. The surgical techniques and post-operative care described in this case report provided effective treatment of the linear foreign body and adequately prevented clinical evidence of post-operative complications in the companion potbellied pig. Follow-up information was obtained via telephone interviews and a recheck appointment one year later revealed a healthy animal with no abdominal radiographic or ultrasonographic abnormalities.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is published as Cain, A., J. Kirkpatrick, R. Breuer, and J. Smith. "A case of a linear foreign body removal in a miniature companion pig." <em>Journal of Dairy, Veterinary & Animal Research</em> 9, no. 1 (2020): 6-9. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Small or Companion Animal Medicine
dc.subject.keywords Potbelly pig
dc.subject.keywords pig
dc.subject.keywords foreign body
dc.subject.keywords surgery
dc.title A case of a linear foreign body removal in a miniature companion pig
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