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Objective - To ascertain the frequency of ultrasonographic identification of liver at sites recommended for blind percutaneous liver biopsy in middle-aged horses and to determine whether the liver is obscured by other organs or too thin for safe sample collection at recommended locations. Design -...

Author(s)
Sammons, S. C.; Norman, T. E.; Chaffin, M. K.; Cohen, N. D.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2014, 245, 8, pp 939-943
Abstract

Background: There are no published studies on the pharmacokinetics of acetaminophen at the dosage used clinically (20 mg/kg), nor has the safety of multiple doses in horses been investigated. Objective: Define the pharmacokinetic parameters of oral acetaminophen at 20 mg/kg in adult horses as a...

Author(s)
Mercer, M. A.; McKenzie, H. C.; Davis, J. L.; Wilson, K. E.; Hodgson, D. R.; Cecere, T. E.; McIntosh, B. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2020, 52, 1, pp 120-125
Abstract

Causes of liver disease in the adult horse are numerous and varied. However, given the limited ways in which the liver responds to disease, identification of a specific aetiology is not achieved in many cases. Instead, treatment is undertaken on the basis of clinical findings and biopsy results....

Author(s)
Tallon, R.; McGovern, K.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
UK-Vet Equine, 2020, 4, 3, pp 71-76
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Author(s)
Johns, I. C.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2019, 31, 3, pp 163-165
Abstract

Liver disease in adult horses is commonly identified during investigation of non-specific clinical signs such as general malaise, lethargy or weight loss. In some cases, disease may be advanced and irreversible by the time a diagnosis is reached. Serum biochemistry and tests of liver function form...

Author(s)
Tallon, R.; McGovern, K.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
UK-Vet Equine, 2020, 4, 1, pp 14-18
Abstract

This paper summarises the clinical findings of 9 cases of disseminated alimentary mycobacteriosis in horses presented at a Finnish referral equine hospital 2009-2014. Four of 9 horses were Standardbreds and 8/9 horses were male. The median age was 2 years, ranging from 6 months to 15 years. The...

Author(s)
Mönki, J. A. K.; Hewetson, M.; Hahn, S.; Vainio, K.; Skrzypczak, T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2016, 28, 11, pp 614-622
Abstract

A nine-year-old warmblood mare was presented with clinical signs of mild colic and fever. On percutaneous ultrasound of the abdomen, a mass was identified on the left side of the abdomen between the spleen and the stomach. During examination the following day, intra-abdominal blood was observed. On ...

Author(s)
Lange, L. de; Dufourni, A.; Lefère, L.; Sonck, L.; Loon, G. van
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2019, 88, 1, pp 34-38
Abstract

Background: Liver biopsy is useful in the diagnosis of liver disease in horses. However, bleeding is the major complication. Liver dysfunction can result in abnormalities in coagulation, although there is no definitive association between risk of hemorrhage after biopsy and coagulopathy in humans....

Author(s)
Johns, I. C.; Sweeney, R. W.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2008, 22, 1, pp 185-189
Abstract

An 11-year-old Trakehner gelding was presented for evaluation of lethargy, decreased appetite, mild icterus, and elevated hepatic enzyme activities. Physical examination, serum chemistry results, and liver biopsy histopathologic findings were supportive of Theiler's disease. Polymerase chain...

Author(s)
Kopper, J. J.; Schott, H. C.; Divers, T. J.; Mullaney, T.; Huang, L.; Noland, E.; Smedley, R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2020, 32, 2, pp e5-e9
Abstract

Hepatic conditions are quite common in horses. Hepatic diseases for which the animal has few or no symptoms of hepatic impairment should be differentiated from hepatic diseases for which the symptoms reflect an abnormality of one or more liver functions. Since the clinical signs are often...

Author(s)
Moreau, P.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Pratique Vétérinaire Equine, 2018, 50, 197, pp 6-14

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