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Reasons for performing study: The relationship between dorsal displacement of the soft palate (DDSP) and swallowing is unclear. Objective: To quantify the relationship between DDSP and swallowing in horses at exercise. Hypotheses: The frequency of swallowing increases immediately prior to DDSP in ...

Author(s)
Pigott, J. H.; Ducharme, N. G.; Mitchell, L. M.; Soderholm, L. V.; Cheetham, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2010, 42, 8, pp 732-737
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: Dorsal displacement of the soft palate (DDSP) is a common condition in racehorses for which various surgical treatments are often performed. In light of recent findings that suggested the position of the larynx may influence the occurrence of DDSP, we investigated...

Author(s)
Woodie, J. B.; Ducharme, N. G.; Hackett, R. P.; Erb, H. N.; Mitchell, L. M.; Soderholm, L. V.
Publisher
Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd, Newmarket, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2005, 37, 5, pp 425-429
Abstract

Reason for performing study: Examination of the equine upper airway during racing has not previously been documented. Objective: To describe the feasibility and appearance of the upper airways by overground respiratory endoscopic examination during racing conditions. Methods: Overground...

Author(s)
Priest, D. T.; Cheetham, J.; Regner, A. L.; Mitchell, L.; Soderholm, L. V.; Tamzali, Y.; Ducharme, N. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2012, 44, 5, pp 529-534
Abstract

This study was undertaken to investigate the role of the thyrohyoid muscles in the pathogenesis of dorsal displacement of the soft palate (DDSP) in horses during exercise so that management of this condition could be enhanced. It was hypothesized that the thyrohyoid muscles play an important role...

Author(s)
Ducharme, N. G.; Hackett, R. P.; Woodie, J. B.; Dykes, N.; Erb, H. N.; Mitchell, L. M.; Soderholm, L. V.
Publisher
Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd, Newmarket, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2003, 35, 3, pp 258-263