REPAIR OF RUMINO -ENTERO -OMENTOCELE (VENTRAL HERNIA) IN A COW-A CASE REPORT

Article Id: ARCC1245 | Page : 214 -216
Citation :- REPAIR OF RUMINO -ENTERO -OMENTOCELE (VENTRAL HERNIA) IN A COW-A CASE REPORT.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2010.(44):214 -216
P. Sankar·. B. Justin William, Md. Shafiuzama. G.D. Rao and R. Suresh Kumar
Address : Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology Madras Veterinary College, Vepery, Chennai -600 007, India

Abstract

A cross bred Jersey cow presented to the Large Animal Surgery Unit of Madras Veterinary College Teaching Hospital with the history of swelling in the left ventral abdomen. Clinical examination, ultra sound examination and exploratory laparotomy revealed herniation and hernia repair was attempted. The size of hernia ring was 7.5 cm diameter and the organs herniated were ventral sac of rumen, intestine and omentum, kelotomy was performed, organs were repositioned and the herniated ring was closed by overlapping sutures. The incisional site was reinforced with fascia and the skin was apposed with interrupted suture pattern. The present communication deals with surgical management of rumino-entero-omentocele (ventral hernia) in a cow.

Keywords

Ventral hernia Buffalo

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