Dr. Fred Neal, the clinician on this case, offers two reasons why a temporary enterostomy may be helpful in the successful surgical correction of intestinal intussusception.
Miller, Gordon R. and Schelkopf, Sterling L.
"Temporary Enterostomy in the Correction of Intestinal Intussusception,"
Iowa State University Veterinarian: Vol. 21
, Article 10.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowastate_veterinarian/vol21/iss2/10