Researchers found that in treatment of experimentally created wounds, topical application of ozonated sunflower seed oil was superior to treatment with pure sunflower seed oil and 0.9% sodium chloride.
Research from France and Switzerland showed that targeted deworming protocols can work on horse farms to reduce anthelmintic resistance.
Dr. Jacqueline Hill, of Littleton Equine Medical Center, presented practical information on how to determine synovial structure involvement of a wound in the field. Brought to you by Covetrus
“This surgical procedure allowed early rehabilitation and resulted in progressive healing of the lesions."
Researchers found some horse breeds have a higher incidence of ocular squamous cell carcinoma.
There was no statistical difference in incisional complications between stainless steel skin staple closure and n-butyl cyanoacrylate closure.
Researchers in Australia studied a novel in-feed, enteric-coated dry granule preparation of omeprazole on horses.
When using alcohol-based antisepsis in horses, apply the alcohol in a concentric wipe to a clipped site for a 90-second wet contact time.
Researchers showed that calcium electroporation is considered safe for treatment of localized equine sarcoids, including those that are inoperable.
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One paper referenced at NEAEP discussed the use of per rectum fluid infusion (proctoclysis) as an inexpensive, safe alternative or adjunct to intravenous fluid administration.
While studying treatments for human melanoma, Brazilian researchers investigated a compound from a specific tick's saliva in horses.
At the 2020 AAEP Convention, Dr. Lauren Schnabel described a new disease-modifying osteoarthritis treatment using platelet-rich plasma.
“The dorsal lamellae should be considered as a possible source of lameness pain following lidocaine block of the coffin joint," noted the researchers.
This study identified that the type of recreational activity affects cortisol release in horses, and that age plays an effect.
In the United Kingdom, a survey showed that non-compliance with the manufacturers' datasheet guidelines is common, risking suboptimal immunity to equine influenza.
Contrast therapy alternates cold and heat with the objective of increasing blood circulation through cycles of vasodilation and vasoconstriction.
The research noted that post-operative surgical site infections created difficulties with recovery, increased duration of hospitalization, interfered with return to function, increased client costs, and caused increased morbidity and mortality of the horses.
Dietary chromium propionate has been proposed as a supplement to help improve insulin sensitivity in horses suffering from insulin dysfunction, particularly in aging or obese individuals.