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Recurrent airway obstruction (RAO), also known as heaves, is an allergic respiratory condition that develops in horses following an exposure to aeroallergens in hay and straw. This is manifested by airway hyperreactivity, inflammation, bronchoconstriction, as well as a leukocyte and platelet...

Author(s)
Iwaszko, A.; Borowicz, H.; Graczyk, S.; Slowikowska, M.; Pliszczak-Krol, A.; Niedzwiedz, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 2018, 202, pp 172-180
Abstract

Background: New terminology on chronic, inflammatory lower airway diseases of horses has been recently introduced. Equine asthma syndrome includes inflammatory airway disease (IAD) and recurrent airway obstruction (RAO, heaves), as these diseases resemble human asthma in many respects. Updates...

Author(s)
Bakos, Z.
Publisher
Herman Ottó Institute Nonprofit Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2020, 142, 2, pp 67-76
Abstract

Equine asthma is the current terminology that covers chronic non-infectious lower airway disorders in the horse. Mild and moderate equine asthma reflect the syndrome previously referred to as inflammatory airway disease, while severe asthma reflects both recurrent airway obstruction and summer...

Author(s)
Bailey, J.; Bowen, M.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
UK-Vet Equine, 2020, 4, 1, pp 19-29
Abstract

Recurrent airway obstruction of horses is a respiratory disease characterized by chronic cough, nasal discharge, recurrent respiratory distress and poor athletic performance. It is similar to asthma in people and has an allergic and inflammatory response. In this short review a case from practice...

Author(s)
Medven Zagradišnik, L.
Publisher
Hrvatska Veterinarska Komora, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Hrvatski Veterinarski Vjesnik, 2015, 23, 3/4, pp 53-55
Abstract

The aim of this study was to compare results of four different allergy tests from healthy and RAO-affected horses and to evaluate the clinical relevance of positive tested allergens via specific inhalation provocation test. Nine RAO-affected horses and 6 healthy horses underwent a complete lung...

Author(s)
Lindner, D.
Publisher
Freien Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Inhalationsprovokationstest mit spezifischen Allergenen bei Pferden mit "Recurrent Airway Obstruction" (RAO), 2016, pp 128 pp.
Abstract

Background: Fungi contribute to the inflammatory response of lungs in horses with recurrent airway obstruction and in some forms of asthma in humans. The role of fungi in inflammatory airway disease (IAD) has not been assessed. Objectives: Evaluate the prevalence of fungi in the respiratory samples ...

Author(s)
Dauvillier, J.; Woort, F. ter; Erck-Westergren, E. van
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2019, 33, 2, pp 968-975
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: In clinical practice, veterinarians often depend on owner-reported signs to assess the clinical course of horses with recurrent airway obstruction (RAO). Objectives: To test whether owner-reported information on frequency of coughing and observation of nasal discharge...

Author(s)
Rettmer, H.; Hoffman, A. M.; Lanz, S.; Oertly, M.; Gerber, V.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2015, 47, 3, pp 291-295
Abstract

Objective - To use noninvasive respiratory inductance plethysmography (RIP) to investigate differences in breathing patterns between horses with and without recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) during the onset of airway obstruction induced through confinement to stables. Animals - 12 horses with no...

Author(s)
Behan, A. L.; Hauptman, J. G.; Robinson, N. E.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2013, 74, 6, pp 925-933
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to evaluate the activity of antioxidant enzymes in horses diagnosed with recurrent airway obstruction (RAO). The study was conducted on a group of 40 horses, various breeds, divided into two groups, aged 8-15 years, including 15 males and 25 mares. Blood was collected for...

Author(s)
Niedźwiedź, A.; Nicpoń, J.; Borowicz, H.; Łoś, P.; Zawadzki, M.; Januszewska, L.
Publisher
Polskiego Towarzystwa Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2011, 67, 2, pp 129-132
Abstract

Background: Lower expression of secretoglobin and transferrin has been found in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) of a small number of horses with experimentally induced signs of recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) compared to healthy controls. Hypothesis/Objectives: Secretoglobin and...

Author(s)
Feutz, M. M.; Couetil, L. L.; Riley, C. P.; Zhang, X.; Adamec, J.; Raskin, R. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2015, 29, 6, pp 1692-1699

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