This presentation at the 2019 AAEP Convention looked at a new management tool for equine intercarpal osteoarthritis. Brought to you by Arthramid.
Intravitreal injection with low-dose gentamycin is associated with good success for control of the disease and with a low level of complications compared to medical therapy.
Obese horses might be at increased risk from greater systemic absorption of LPS due to increased jejunal permeability.
Results of an Australian study using veglagliflozen were promising.
This study demonstrates that sAA activity might serve as a useful, non-invasive biomarker of prognosis for the outcome of acute abdomen.
Appropriate biosafety measures should be adopted to avoid animal to human transmission of MRSA.
Steaming hay better maximizes nutrient intake and palatability compared to soaking, while also mitigating particulate matter that could irritate airways.
The premise of the study is that long-term, starch-fed diets in horses can elicit low-grade systemic inflammation with the potential to develop ID.
Those horses admitted to the facility for colic had fewer intestinal microbial species that were also less diverse.
The authors stressed that joint soundness or pathology is only one aspect of a horse’s ability to perform.
Presentations about ‘hot’ topics in equine health from the 2018 AAEP Convention can be found here and online, brought to you by Zoetis.
Sucrose blood tests are not expected to replace gastroscopy for diagnosing foal ulcers, but they might be a useful screening tool to identify foals that should have gastroscopy.
This study concluded that feed should be introduced to horses post-op as soon as clinical parameters improve.