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Hernia formation after single-stage umbilical vein marsupialization in three foals diagnosed with omphalophlebitis.
  • Chelsea Klein,
  • Stephanie Caston,
  • Jarrod Troy
Chelsea Klein
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
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Stephanie Caston
Iowa State University
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Jarrod Troy
Iowa State University
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Omphalophlebitis in foals is treated with complete resection of the affected umbilical remnants. When total resection cannot be accomplished, umbilical vein marsupialization can be implemented with minimally reported complications. This case series highlights hernia formation as a potential complication following one-stage umbilical vein marsupialization.

Peer review status:IN REVISION

25 Jun 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
07 Jul 2021Assigned to Editor
07 Jul 2021Submission Checks Completed
08 Jul 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
20 Aug 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
29 Aug 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor