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The immunological status of the respiratory tract is critical to racehorses' performance. Respiratory diseases in young Thoroughbred (TB) racehorses are a major concern during their early athletic career. This study investigated the airway adaptations occurring in young TB race horses during their...

Author(s)
Almeida, S. R. P.; Bastos, F. Z.; Barussi, F. C. M.; Lessa, D. A. B.; Alencar, N. X.; Michelotto, P. V.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Comparative Exercise Physiology, 2018, 14, 3, pp 143-148
AbstractFull Text

A total of 166 endoscopic examinations were performed on 119 racing horses to diagnose upper respiratory tract affections in resting condition. Study was undertaken on privately owned horses reported to teaching veterinary clinical complex and in Pune, Mumbai and nearby regions of Maharashtra with...

Author(s)
Gajarlwar, O. S.; Suryawanshi, R. V.; Ulemale, A. H.; Rangnekar, M. N.; Phiroz Khambatta
Publisher
College of Veterinary Sciences, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, India
Citation
Haryana Veterinarian, 2020, 59, Special Issue, pp 14-19
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: Dynamic upper airway obstruction (UAO) is a cause of respiratory noise and sometimes poor performance in sport horses. Riding, head flexion and airway inflammation may impact upper respiratory tract stability during exercise. Objectives: To evaluate upper airway...

Author(s)
Erck, E. van
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2011, 43, s40, pp 18-24
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: To investigate upper respiratory tract function in horses, previously undergoing laryngoplasty (LP), using exercising video-endoscopy. Objectives: To evaluate arytenoid abduction and stability, diagnose any concurrent upper airway problems, and correlate these with the ...

Author(s)
Barnett, T. P.; O'Leary, J. M.; Parkin, T. D. H.; Dixon, P. M.; Barakzai, S. Z.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2013, 45, 5, pp 593-597
Abstract

Obstructive upper airway diseases are an important cause of poor performance in athletic horses. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of common URT abnormalities (pharyngeal lymphoid hyperplasia - PLH, dorsal displacement of the soft palate - DDSP and recurrent laryngeal neuropathy - ...

Author(s)
Kaiseler, P. H.; Dzyekanski, B.; Schiefelbein, R.; Silveira, R. G.; Pimpão, C. T.; Michelotto, P. V., Jr.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Paraná, UFPR, Curitiba, Brazil
Citation
Archives of Veterinary Science, 2012, 17, 4, pp 1-9
AbstractFull Text

A total of 44 clinical records of horses admitted between I-1993 y II-2007 to the Large Animal Hospital at the National University of Colombia were reviewed to determine which diseases were more prevalent in the upper respiratory tract (nasal cavity, pharynx and larynx) of these horses. It was...

Author(s)
Martínez, D. A.; Oliver, O. J.
Publisher
Universidade Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y de Zootecnia, 2012, 59, 3, pp 143-150
Abstract

The objective of this study was to examine the association of pharyngeal lymphoid hyperplasia (PLH), recurrent laryngeal neuropathy (RLN), mucus accumulation (MA) score and tracheobronchial secretion neutrophil percentage (TBS-N) with rider-assessed performance in sport horses. Airway endoscopy...

Author(s)
Widmer, A.; Doherr, M. G.; Tessier, C.; Koch, C.; Ramseyer, A.; Straub, R.; Gerber, V.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2009, 182, 3, pp 430-435
Abstract

Equine herpesvirus-2 (EHV-2) infection has been implicated as a cause of a variety of clinical disorders in young horses, including upper respiratory tract disease, generalized malaise, fever, pharyngeal lymphoid hyperplasia, and lymphadenopathy. Considerable sequence heterogeneity has been...

Author(s)
Brault, S. A.; Bird, B. H.; Balasuriya, U. B. R.; MacLachlan, N. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2011, 147, 3/4, pp 253-261
Abstract

Endoscopic examinations were performed on 1005 thoroughbred racehorses in South Africa a mean (sd) 24 (12.3) minutes after racing, to determine the prevalence of pharyngeal, laryngeal and tracheal disorders, and to determine the relationship of these disorders with performance (number of wins and...

Author(s)
Saulez, M. N.; Gummow, B.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2009, 165, 15, pp 431-435
Abstract

Endoscopy of the larynx and pharynx was performed in 63 racehorses with abnormal breathing during exercise. Abnormalities were observed in all horses. Laryngeal hemiplegia, pharyngeal lymphoid hyperplasia, dorsal displacement of the soft palate and arytenoid chondritis were detected in 56 (88.9%),...

Author(s)
Mekata, N.; Taguchi, K.; Yamada, H.
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 1997, 50, 5, pp 268-270

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