4. SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF FETAL MACERATION THROUGH LEFT FLANK CAESAREAN SECTION IN A HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN COW by GYAN SINGH, RAVI DUTT1, JASMER DALAL1, S PATIL1 AND V.K. JAIN
A five years aged Holstein Friesian cow (OPD No. 5824, Dated: 5.12.2017) was brought to the Veterinary Clinical Complex of LUVAS with the history of seven months pregnancy and cervico-vaginal mucopurulent discharge for last 10 says. Per-rectal examination revealed enlarged uterus with doughy consistency. Per-vaginal examination revealed 3 fingers dilated cervix. Trans-rectal real time B – mode ultrasonography revealed hyperechoic impressions of bony parts of the fetus. Parenteral treatment with Valethamate bromide, Estradiol benzoate, PGF2α, and Calcium boro-gluconate failed to dilate the cervix after 24 hours of treatment and finally laparohysterotomy from left flank region was carried out to deliver the macerated fetus.