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Esophageal obstruction or "choke" is a relatively common occurrence in equines. It often results from improper mastication, consuming feed too quickly, dehydration, or a decrease in saliva production. Esophageal obstruction is a medical emergency during which a horse cannot dislodge a bolus of feed ...

Author(s)
Venable, E. B.; Bland, S.; Braner, V.; Gulson, N.; Halpin, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2016, 11, pp 56-59
Abstract

We document the causes and pathological findings in 50 cases of equine pneumonia and pleuritis in Southern Brazil. Suppurative (17/50), pyogranulomatous (14/50), aspiration (5/50), mycotic (4/50), bronchointerstitial (3/50), embolic (3/50) and eosinophilic granulomatous pneumonia (1/50) and...

Author(s)
Bianchi, M. V.; Mello, L. S.; Ribeiro, P. R.; Wentz, M. F.; Stolf, A. S.; Lopes, B. C.; Andrade, C. P. de; Snel, G. G. M.; Sonne, L.; Driemeier, D.; Pavarini, S. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2020, 179, pp 65-73
Abstract

Dysphagia and milk regurgitation are relatively infrequently observed clinical signs in neonatal foals but, when present, can commonly arise from anatomic or functional disorders of the upper airway. Less commonly, milk regurgitation can be caused by anatomic or neuromuscular disorders of the...

Author(s)
Wong, D. M.; Ruby, R. E.; Eerde, E. van; Miles, K. G.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2020, 32, 6, pp O45-O49
Abstract

Placing a nasogastric tube can be a life-saving act for a horse but is considered an occupational hazard for veterinarians. An online questionnaire was performed to assess and specify potential risks. 123 equine veterinarians completed the survey, and the majority admitted using the mouth to handle ...

Author(s)
Drozdzewska, K.; Potocnik, E.; Schwarz, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2020, 88,
Abstract

A 23-year-old, multiparous, pregnant Quarter Horse mare (310d) was presented with purulent vulvar discharge and premature mammary gland development. Transrectal ultrasonography revealed placental edema and separation at the cervical star. The mare was treated orally for ascending placentitis...

Author(s)
Rothrock, L.; Ellerbrock, R. E.; Sheahan, B.; Po, E.; Wilkins, P. A.; Canisso, I. F.
Publisher
The Society for Theriogenology, Montgomery, USA
Citation
Clinical Theriogenology, 2017, 9, 3, pp 503
Abstract

Background: Medical treatment of esophageal strictures in horses is limited and the use of balloon dilatation is described in few cases. Long-term follow up after balloon dilatation and the use of intralesional corticosteroids has not been evaluated. Objectives: To describe the use of endoscopic...

Author(s)
Prutton, J. S. W.; Marks, S. L.; Aleman, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2015, 29, 4, pp 1105-1111
Abstract

Oesophageal diseases are less frequently reported in equine veterinary practice in comparison with other alimentary pathologies. This paper describes the prevalence, age, breed and sex distribution, the duration of clinical presentation before admission, the diagnosis, aetiology, treatment course,...

Author(s)
Bezdekova, B.; Janalik, P.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2018, 30, 2, pp 94-99
Abstract

Oesophageal stricture is an uncommon condition in horses that results in an obstructive syndrome with regurgitation of food and possible aspiration pneumonia. Currently, in both human and small animal practice, one of the preferred treatment options for oesophageal strictures consists of pneumatic...

Author(s)
Stucchi, L.; Zucca, E.; Stancari, G.; Conturba, B.; Roncon, S.; Ferro, E.; Gualtieri, M.; Ferrucci, F.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2017, 29, 5, pp 259-265
Abstract

The sick foal provides a variety of challenges in ambulatory practice. A problem-based approach allows for the management of multifactorial conditions and the identification of those that require immediate hospitalisation. Diseases that present from birth include congenital abnormalities (atresia...

Author(s)
Redpath, A.; Bailey, J.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
UK-Vet Equine, 2019, 3, 4, pp 122-130
Abstract

Acute phase proteins are sensitive markers of inflammation, which are highly conserved across taxa. Although the utility of these proteins are becoming well defined in human and domestic animal medical fields, their role in nondomestic species remains unclear. In this communication, a 20-yr-old...

Author(s)
Sander, S. J.; Joyner, P. H.; Cray, C.; Rotstein, D. S.; Aitken-Palmer, C.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2016, 47, 2, pp 654-658

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