Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Vulva: Pouret operation

Synonym(s): Perineal body transection

Contributor(s): David Moll, Graham Munroe

Introduction

Uses

Advantages

  • No specialist equipment required.
  • Standing procedure.
  • Does not decrease vulvar or vestibular openings size.

Disadvantages

  • Skin wound breakdown is common.
  • The line of dissection may be more difficult in certain mares.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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Prognosis

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Pouret E J (1982) Surgical technique for the correction of pneumo- and urovagina. Equine Vet J 14 (3), 249-250 PubMed.


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