Laparoscopic Examination of the Uterus and Ovaries

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Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure used in the evaluation and treatment of a large variety of medical conditions in the horse. Laparoscopy allows the objective visual assessment of the ovaries, uterine body and horns, broad ligament, and cervix within the pelvic canal. This chapter explains the step by step procedure for laparoscopic examination of the uterus and ovaries with illustrations, and lists laparoscopy equipment needed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEquine Reproductive Procedures
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781118904398
ISBN (Print)9780470960394
StatePublished - Aug 25 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Laparoscopic examination
  • Ovaries
  • Uterus

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