CE Credit Hours for Completion: 0.5

From chronic bloat to foreign bodies to hardware abscesses, there are many indications to open up a rumen and have a look inside. In this module, I’ll cover the indications for rumen surgery, local anesthesia, rumenostomy, rumenotomy and how they can provide resolution to a variety of conditions, including peritonitis due to hardware. I’ll also discuss the installation of a rumen cannula to create a rumen fluid donor. Yes, you should have a rumen donor! Ok, you’ll think about it.

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