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Abstract

Obstructive lesions of the equine upper airway do have a limiting effect on the performance of the equine athlete. Establishing an accurate diagnosis, selecting an appropriate treatment option and clearly explaining the expected success rates and potential complications with the client should...

Author(s)
O'Neill, H.; Giorio, M. E.
Publisher
UK Vet Publications, Newbury, UK
Citation
UK Vet: Companion Animal, 2010, 15, 5, pp 4-6
Abstract

Author(s)
O'Neill, H.; Giorio, M. E.
Publisher
UK Vet Publications, Newbury, UK
Citation
UK Vet: Companion Animal, 2010, 15, 4, pp 4-6, 8
Abstract

Taking a full history and conducting a thorough clinical examination can direct the veterinarian to perform appropriate diagnostic tests in order to confirm the suspected lesion(s).

Author(s)
O'Neill, H.; Giorio, M. E.
Publisher
UK Vet Publications, Newbury, UK
Citation
UK Vet: Companion Animal, 2010, 15, 3, pp 4-6, 8
Abstract

The conditions of the upper airways in racehorses are changing during exercise. Airflow increases by almost 50-fold and negative pressure decreases more than 9-fold. Thus to achieve diagnosis of dynamic obstructive lesions of upper respiratory tract, exercise endoscopy in horse is necessary....

Author(s)
Wysocka, B.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2006, 81, 3, pp 198-201
Abstract

Effects of respiratory tract obstructions on ventilatory mechanics in horses exercising at high speeds were tested with a fibreglass replica of the airways (nares to mainstem bronchi) of an adult horse. Segmental pressures were recorded at 6 sites along the model at 4 different unidirectional flows ...

Author(s)
Bayly, W. M.; Slocombe, R. F.
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 1997, 62, 3, pp 205-211
Abstract

Chronic chondritis of the arytenoid cartilage was diagnosed in 7 male Thoroughbred horses examined for obstructive upper respiratory tract disorders. The history of the cases was characterized by a 3 to 6-month progression of exercise intolerance and inspiratory dyspnoea during exercise. Endoscopy...

Author(s)
Haynes, P. F.; Snider, T. G.; McClure, J. R.; McClure, J. J.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 177, 11, pp 1135-1142