Improving Peritonitis Treatment in Horses, AAEP 2009

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Peritonitis, defined as inflammation of the peritoneum (membrane lining the abdomen), can result from many problems, from disease to infection following injury or colic/colic surgery. Regardless of the cause, a common treatment is lavage (flushing) of the abdomen after the primary cause of the peritonitis is handled. Many liters of fluid are used to lavage a horse's abdomen, and of course you have

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