• Approach to the Gastric Bloat Rabbit

    Approach to the Gastric Bloat Rabbit

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    Gastric bloat is an acute, serious, life-threatening condition that commonly affects pet rabbits, particularly during the moulting season. This lecture will equip you with the knowledge to:

    • Make a confident diagnosis
    • Implement an efficient treatment plan
    • Provide clear guidance for when surgical intervention is warranted
    • Understand the risk factors contributing to gastric bloat development in the rabbit patient
    • Identify the most useful diagnostic tests for confirming a bloat case, and understand how to interpret them
    • Know the key factors to consider for promoting successful medical management
    • Understand when to consider when surgical management is appropriate
    • Understand factors that will promote a successful surgical treatment

    Presented by 

    Megan Kiln, Resident in Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery - The University of Edinburgh
    Jenna Richardson - The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

    Presented at BVA Live 2023

    Exhibitor Showcase 1

    Friday, May 12, 1:00 PM

    Please note this session is not RACE-approved but you can still earn a CPD certificate