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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

Esophageal diseases are among the less commonly seen disorders in equine veterinary practice around the world. This paper summarises information on the clinical presentation, diagnostic procedures and specific diseases of the esophagus in the horse. The review includes the description of an ...

Author(s)
Bezdekova, B.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2012, 28, 2, pp 187-192
Abstract

Oesophageal stricture is a rare disorder in foals. The following manuscript describes the successful treatment of oesophageal strictures with balloon dilation in 5 foals aged 3 weeks to 4 months. Three of the foals presented due to recurrent oesophageal obstruction, one due to dysphagia, and one...

Author(s)
Chidlow, H. B.; Robbins, E. G.; Slovis, N. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2017, 29, 11, pp 609-616
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

Oesophageal obstruction, or choke, is a common clinical presentation in the horse with many causes, which can be categorised into Intraluminal, intramural, extramural and functional disorders. The clinical signs are primarily related to the regurgitation of food, water and saliva caused by ...

Author(s)
Menzies-Gow, N.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times Equine, 2016, 2, 2, pp 8-9
Abstract

A 1-month-old Miniature Shetland colt was presented to the Burg Müggenhausen Equine Clinic. Primary complaints were regurgitation of milk, bilateral white nasal discharge, and weakness. Physical examination, endoscopy of the esophagus, and contrast radiography led to the diagnosis of an esophageal ...

Author(s)
Nijdam, P.; Elmas, C.; Fugazzola, M. C.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Case Reports in Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 2017, pp Article ID 3069419
Abstract

Congenital oesophageal stenosis is rarely described in horses. This case report describes a neonatal colt with signs of a milky nasal discharge and cervical swelling present from birth. The diagnostic evaluation revealed a triple oesophageal stricture, identified as congenital fibromuscular ...

Author(s)
Bezdekova, B.; Skoric, M.; Pekarkova, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2015, 27, 5, pp 227-229
Abstract

Oesophageal strictures in 2 horses with chronic recurrent oesophageal obstruction or choke was diagnosed by endoscopy and contrast radiography. Balloon dilation of the strictures was performed under endoscopic and fluoroscopic guidance. Follow-up endoscopic and radiological examinations performed 6 ...

Author(s)
Reichelt, U.; Hamann, J.; Lischer, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2012, 24, 8, pp 379-384
Abstract

Of 34 cases presenting with oesophageal obstruction, 28 cases were due to impaction of ingesta. Obstruction due to pre-existing oesophageal disease occurred in 4 horses with mega-oesophagus, in 1 horse with stricture in the upper third of the oesophagus, and in 1 horse with oesophageal...

Author(s)
Feige, K.; Schwarzwald, C.; Fürst, A.; Kaser-Hotz, B.
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2000, 41, 3, pp 207-210
Abstract

We report use of oesophagomyotomy and esophagopexy to create a diverticulum for relief of chronic type I oesophageal stricture in 2 horses. After oesophagomyotomy, the mucosa was dissected free from the muscularis for approximately 180° around the myotomy. Then, the tunica muscularis of oesophagus...

Author(s)
Lillich, J. D.; Frees, K. E.; Warrington, K.; Harreveld, P. D. van; Gaughan, E. M.; Beard, W. L.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2001, 30, 5, pp 449-453

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