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Encore: AAEP Virtual Convention 2020

S0302 - How to Safely and Effectively Perform Abdominal Palpation per Rectum


Dec 1, 2020 12:00am ‐ Dec 1, 2020 12:00am



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Speaker(s):

  • Diana M. Hassel, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVECC, Associate Professor, Equine Emergency Surgery & Critical Care, Colorado State University

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Douglas Wiley
12/28/20 3:30 pm

wonderful review and very well presented Thank you!

Thomas Loafmann
2/22/22 9:45 pm

Having a good knowledge of the position and location of the abdominal anatomy is essential for effective abdominal palpation. Adequate sedation is extremely important to relax the horse and for the safety of the veterinarian. A systematic approach is beneficial in order to avoid overlooking possible pathological problems.