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Keywords:

  • Enterotomy;
  • Enterectomy;
  • Intestinal biopsy;
  • Intestinal anastomosis;
  • Enteroplication

Part 2: surgical techniques

This article, the second on surgery of the small intestine in dogs and cats, will focus on the surgical techniques and closure modalities of the intestinal wound. Small intestine pathological conditions that require surgical intervention include intestinal obstruction and perforation, ischaemia, intussusception and mesenteric volvulus.