Home
http://www.virbac.fr/ http://www.boehringer-ingelheim.com/ http://www.novartis.com/ http://www.animalhealth.bayerhealthcare.com/
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  WELCOME  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  Home  
  Login / Newsletter  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  CONTACTS  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  Classifieds  
  New Products  
  VetCompanies  
  VetSchools  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  PROFESSION  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  Edutainment  
  VetAgenda  
  Presentations  
  Posters  
  ESAVS  
  Specialisation  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  INSIGHT  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  Congress News  
  Picture Galleries  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  PRODUCTS  
vetcontact
Vetrinär
Tiermedizin
  Bayer  
  Boehringer Ing.  
  Novartis  
  Virbac

 
  Simply book for less...  
    

Bovine    Equine    Small Animal Practice    Swine Practice    Articles    Vetjournal    
deutsch english español polski francais
Home / WELCOME / Archiv / Bovine /     
 
Radical mastectomy in goats and cows
Gangrenous mastitis, often due to delta toxine producing streptococci, is one of the nightmares of goat owners. Surgical intervention is recommended, but less was published concerning survival rates and complications after therapy. This study from Cornell University evaluates radical mastectomy as a well tolerated and recommendable surgical method.

Seventeen goats and 3 cows were included in this retrospective study: Medical records of ruminants that had radical mastectomy between June 1, 1987 and June 1, 2003 were reviewed. Follow-up information was obtained by telephone interview of owners.

One animal died within 24 hours from complications of gangrenous mastitis and another died from necrotizing cellulitis. Eighteen animals were discharged and follow-up information was available for 15 animals; 12 animals lived at least 1 year postoperatively.

Ruminants with severe but localized diseases of the udder did well after radical mastectomy. The procedure was well tolerated, made the animals more comfortable, and potentially prolonged their lives as pets.

Thus, radical mastectomy can be a safe and effective procedure for ruminants with udder disease, with few complications.

Source: Cable, Christina S., Peery, Kara & Fubini, Susan L. (2004): Radical Mastectomy in 20 Ruminants. In: Veterinary Surgery 33 (3), 263-266.




Tell a friend   |   Print version   |   Send this article

BOVINE

Subclinical ketosis in dairy cows: prevalence and risk factorsmembers
Subclinical ketosis is commonly seen especially in dairy cows and grazing systems aand can become a serious and sometimes life threatening metabolic problem. The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of Subclinical ketosis (SCK) between 4 and 19 days in milk (DIM) in a grazing production system and investigate the importance of potential risk factors for SCK.

  • Metabolic profiles of cow`s bloodmembers
  • A novel ovine astrovirus associated with encephalitis and ganglionitismembers
  • Pharmacokinetics of an injectable long-acting praziquantel suspension in cattlemembers
  • Tulathromycin versus tildipirosin in experimental Mycoplasma bovis infection in calvesmembers
  • Tulathromycin versus tildipirosin in experimental Mycoplasma bovis infection in calvesmembers
  • Antibodies to bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) in water buffalo and cattle in Australiamembers
  • Postpartum anoestrus in seasonally-calving dairy farms members
  • Long-term Effects of Pyrethrin and Cyfluthrin on Bull Reproductive Parametersmembers
  • Arthroscopy of the bovine antebrachiocarpal and middle carpal jointmembers
  • Degree of corneal anaesthesia after topical application of various drugsmembers
  • Improvement of the outcome in recumbent dairy cattlemembers
  • Secondary damage in downer cows - an underestimated problemmembers


  • [ Home ] [ About ] [ Contact / Request ][ Disclaimer ]

    Copyright © 2001-2016 VetContact GmbH
    All rights reserved