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Surgical correction of left displaced abomasum in cattle
  1. R Buckner
  1. Medizinische und Gerichtliche Veterinarklinik II, Justus-Liebig-Universitat, Giessen, Germany.


A left displaced abomasum was corrected surgically in 200 adult cattle by a modification of the method described by Dirksen. Manual repositioning of the displaced organ, localisation of the pylorus and fixation of the greater omentum are described in detail.

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