Surgery of the bovine abomasum.

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Intensive management of cattle has resulted in an increased incidence of abomasal disorders. Many of these disorders require surgical intervention for the best outcome. This article reviews the anatomy and physiology of the abomasum, abomasal disorders that may be treated by surgery, and the advantages and disadvantages of various surgical approaches to those disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)399-448
Number of pages50
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jul 1990

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