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A 3-year-old, Quarter Horse gelding was admitted to Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center with a primary complaint of colic. The horse had a 3-month history of recurrent colic and progressive weight loss. On physical examination, the horse was quiet, alert and responsive. The horse's...

Author(s)
Younkin, J. T.; Kim, I. J.; Lutter, J. D.; Ganta, C. K.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2020, 32, 1, pp 18-21
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The purpose of this study was to assess the rectal biopsy technique in horses and the histopathological changes found in the rectal mucosa in clinically healthy animals and in animals with clinical signs of intestinal disorders. 32 horses were divided into three groups: 10 animals clinically...

Author(s)
Araujo, D. A. de O.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Biópsia retal: avaliação da técnica e dos achados histopatológicos em equinos clinicamente saudáveis ou com alterações do trato gastrintestinal, 2014, pp 107 pp.
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Background: The efficacy of clinical examinations, and hematologic, hemostatic, and serum biochemical assessments to determine appropriate early medical or surgical therapy in Arabian horses with colic have not been well-described. Objectives: We aimed to evaluate clinical and hematologic findings, ...

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Nikvand, A. A.; Jalali, S. M.; Mashhadi, A. G.; Jalali, M. R.; Amirabadi, S. H.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 2019, 48, 3, pp 441-448
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This case report records an obstructive urolithiasis due to a large calcium carbonate urethral stone in an 11-year-old Arabian stallion. The stallion had colicky pain, anuria, and reduction in food and water intakes. Palpation of the penis revealed rhythmic contractions of the urethra, a hard mass...

Author(s)
Abu-Seida, A. M.; Shamaa, A. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2020, 92,
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In this report, we describe an investigation into the cause of chronic inflammation in a clinically normal 5-year-old racing Thoroughbred, finally confirmed to be associated with B-cell lymphoma. Over a 14-week period, the horse was regularly evaluated by sequential blood testing, revealing...

Author(s)
Hill, F. I.; Kelly, A. R.; Davis, A. M.; Tse, M. P. Y.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2019, 31, 4, pp e29-e33
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An 8-year-old male vernacular horse presented with history of intestinal protrusion from the rectum. Rectal examination indicated that the entire pelvic inlet was filled by the large colon, which was distended with ingested gas. A subacute rectal tear was diagnosed. The unusual nature of the tear...

Author(s)
Seydi, N.; Ghashghaei, A.; Salmani, S.; Zangeneh, M. M.
Publisher
Online Journal of Veterinary Research, Toowoomba, Australia
Citation
Online Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 21, 9, pp 564-571
Abstract

This study examined the effect of increasing BW ratio (BWR) between rider and horse, in the BWR range common for Icelandic horses (20% to 35%), on heart rate (HR), plasma lactate concentration (Lac), BWR at Lac 4 mmol/l (W4), breathing frequency (BF), rectal temperature (RT) and hematocrit (Hct) in ...

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Stefánsdóttir, G. J.; Gunnarsson, V.; Roepstorff, L.; Ragnarsson, S.; Jansson, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2017, 11, 9, pp 1558-1566
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The epiplastic foramen is a natural opening in the thoracic cavity that communicates with the abdominal cavity, located dorsally to the cleft of the liver, contacting the caudal vena cava, portal vein, pancreas, hepatoduodenal ligament and with the small intestine loops. Horses diagnosed with...

Author(s)
Santos, V. S.; Freitas, D. M. de; Borges, F. J. C.; Alves, L. C.; Jorge, A. L. T. A.; Pereira, M. F.; Silva e Silva, J. V. da; Vaz, M. E. de L.; Santos, S. M. dos; Bertonha, C. M.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2019, 13, 5,
Abstract

This article describes the use of transrectal abdominal palpation for the diagnosis of pregnancy, colic, bone fractures and other medical conditions in horses.

Author(s)
Matthys, H.; Perrault, M.; Cadoré, J. L.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Pratique Vétérinaire Equine, 2017, 49, 194, pp 60-65
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Background: The abdominal lipomas are benign tumors of hyperplastic growth that originate from mesenteric adipose tissue, most commonly in the small intestine. Pedunculated lipoma strangulation occurs when the pedicle wraps around an intestinal loop and its mesentery, obstructing the intestinal...

Author(s)
Souza, R. P. de; Rafael, L. A.; Mousquer, M. A.; Müller, V.; Ávila, P. A. O.; Nogueira, D. M.; Curcio, B. da R.; Nogueira, C. E. W.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2020, 48, (Suppl 1): 512,

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