Table 3

Surgical treatment and outcome of 371 cattle with caecal dilatation
Variable One operation Two operations Three operations
Number of patients 323 (100%) 45 (100%) 3 (100%)
Caecotomy to empty caecum 265 (82.0%) 6 (13.3%) 1 (33.3%)
Amputation 41 (12.7%) 32 (71.2%) 1 (33.3%)
Treatment of peritonitis 1 (2.2%)
Euthanased/died during surgery 17 (5.3 %) 6 (13.3 %) 1 (33.3 %)
Cured/discharged from clinic 290 (89.8 %) 33 (68.6 %) 0 (0 %)

Braun et al.

Braun et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:75   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-75

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