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Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)

Oesophagotomy in a jersey cross bred calf

Author(s):
S Vigneshwara, R Nithyashree, P Sankar, A Kumaresan and S Dharmaceelan
Abstract:
A seven months old Jersey cross bred calf was presented to Veterinary Clinical Complex, Large animal Surgery unit, VC&RI, Namakkal, with the history of not taking feed and water for two days and swelling in the neck region. Based on the history, clinical signs, palpation, stomach tube passage, and Contrast Radiographic examination the condition was diagnosed as choke (intraluminal Oesophageal obstruction). Oesophagotomy was performed and dried coconut kernel was retrieved from the lumen and the animal was post operatively treated with intravenous fluid and antibiotic therapy and made an uneventful recovery within 15 days without any complications.
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How to cite this article:
S Vigneshwara, R Nithyashree, P Sankar, A Kumaresan and S Dharmaceelan. Oesophagotomy in a jersey cross bred calf. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 1819-1820.

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