Perforation and dilation of the persistent hymen in an alpaca and a Ilama, detected by vaginal examination and endoscopy, was achieved by use of a sigmoidoscope and incremental dilation using cylindrical instruments to a maximum diameter of 38 mm. Outcome and subsequent fertility are dependent on length of time the obstruction has been present and secondary uterine disease.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Canadian Veterinary Journal|
|State||Published - Nov 2008|