TUBE CYSTOTOMY FOLLOWING URETHRAL OBSTRUCTION IN A CROSSBRED CALF Mohsin Ali Gazi, D.M. Makhdoomi,, J.D.Parrah, S.H.Dar and A.M.Ganai.
Three jersey cross bred calves aging 3-12 months were clinically diagnosed as cases of urolithiasis and the confirmation was made by kidney function tests coupled with ultrasonography. The massive bilateral distension and urine thrill was relieved by abdominal paracentesisby trocharization. This helped relieving intra-abdominal pressure and decreasing the uraemic threat in the animals and helped to prepare the animals for surgery. The surgical judgment demanded tube cystotomy due the presence of massive gritty and multiple sized calculi in the entire course of urethra and urinary Bladder. The detailed treatment protocol is documented
Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES)
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