ISSN 2398-2969      

Ileus

icanis
Contributor(s):

Ken Harkin

James Simpson


Introduction

  • Functional obstruction to intestine.
  • Cause: multifactorial.
  • Signs: vomiting and/or diarrhea.
  • Diagnosis: radiography.
  • Treatment: depends on etiology.
  • Prognosis: good if motility can be enhanced.

Pathogenesis

Timecourse

  • Can be peracute.
  • Usually over days.

Diagnosis

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Treatment

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Outcomes

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Washabau R J & Hall J A (1997) Gastrointestinal prokinetic therapy - serotonergic drugs. Comp Cont Educ Pract Vet 19 (4), 473-480 VetMedResource.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

We have an ever growing content library on Vetlexicon so if you ever find we haven't covered something that you need please fill in the form below and let us know!