Only few organisations in India conduct an operation called Rumenotomy
, through which plastics are surgically removed.
Table 1: Retrieval of foreign bodies in esophageal choke Treatment Conservative methods Surgery Foreign Animals Percutaneous Per oral Esophagotomy Rumenotomy
bodies External removal massage by hand Beet root 6 3 2 1 Potato 2 1 1 Phytobezors 2 2 Jackfruit peel 2 1 1 Mango 3 3 Coconut shell 2 2 Tennis ball 1 1 Orange 2 2 Guava 1 1 Trichobezors 4 4 Total 25 6 9 9 1
Once made the laparotomy, we protect the exposed tissues and the peritoneum with sterile lines and we made a rumenotomy
in the dorsal sac of the rumen, trying to cut in a not much vascularized area, showing the dorsal sac (Figure 6).
2014) successfully repaired a traumatic rumen fistula at left 8th intercostal space and at last intercostals space (Shivprakash and Ravi, 2009) in Ongole cow due to horn gored injury by performing rumenotomy
Rumenotomy was then carried out under 2% Lignocaine local infilteration in a standing position with 5 inch long incision at left parlumbar fossa parallel to last rib.
Since the affected cow did not respond to medical management with fluid and lubricant, exploratory rumenotomy was performed.
Out 20 cases in group, rumenotomy
was performed in 2 cases in which magnet was fed.
Rumenotomy along with transplantation of fresh ruminal cud is best technique of restoration of normal ruminal function at field level for treatment of chronic ruminal impaction due to plastics in cattle and buffaloes (Boodur et al.
Clinical and surgical findings and outcome following rumenotomy in adult dairy cattle affected with recurrent rumen tympany associated with non-metallic foreign bodies.
Various metallic foreign bodies were detected in the wall of reticulum in all cattle with traumatic reticuloperitonitis during ferroscopic, radiographic examination and rumenotomy
(Gurbuz et al.
Accordingly, the cases were tentatively diagnosed as foreign body syndrome and managed surgically via routine rumenotomy
is indicated to remove foreign bodies from the reticulum.