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Journal December 2012 (Vol. 34, No. 12)

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Uterine Torsion in Mares by Elizabeth H. Yorke , DVM, Fred J. Caldwell , DVM, MS, DACVS, Aime K. Johnson , DVM, DACT

1. Which statement regarding uterine torsion in mares is false?
2. Uterine torsion is most commonly diagnosed by
3. Reported complications of uterine torsion do not include
4. According to one study, approximately ___ of horses that underwent surgery for uterine torsion had concurrent GI disease.
5. Which of the following does not indicate use of a ventral midline surgical approach to correct uterine torsion?
6. The prognosis for the mare and foal is better if torsion occurs _________ days of gestation.
7. Which of the following medications is not typically used in postoperative care for uterine torsion?
8. For cases of uterine torsion treated with ventral midline celiotomy, which of the following is closest to the reported rate of pregnancy maintenance with a live foal born at term?
9. When plank-on-the-flank rolling is used on a mare with a clockwise uterine torsion, the mare is placed in _____ lateral recumbency and rolled _______ as viewed from behind.
10. You diagnose uterine torsion in a mare at 320 days of gestation. The patient exhibits severe pain and collapses several times during the examination. Which of the following treatments should be selected?
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