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Iowa State University Veterinarian

Collection

Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

Call Number

SF601 V65

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Acute gastric dilation in the canine is a primary condition which may be followed by gastric volvulus or even gastric rupture, When gastric volvulus occurs, it causes splenic rotation and often torsion of the splenic pedicle. The gastric dilation-volvulus (GDV) syndrome which must always be considered a true emergency.

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