Adding epinephrine to lidocaine resulted in improved regional anesthesia of longer duration than administration of lidocaine alone.
An EVE article was the basis for this presentation at the 2018 Purina Equine Veterinary Conference.
Time of year had a large and significant effect on both survival times and growth scores of S. equi.
According to the authors, “Severity of thickening and number of zones affected were not significantly different between survivors and non-survivors.”
The UK Veterinary Diagnostic Lab looked for three types of equine internal parasites during necropsies.
Adding additional walking to feeding regimens can help horses lose weight.
The study results found value in measuring the ratio of peritoneal fluid lactate to systemic lactate.
This study showed there was no significant change in bacterial diversity or in bacterial metabolic output by moxidectin for dietary hay or oats.
Continuing educational efforts are important to provide horse-owning clients with the motivation to deworm based on scientific surveillance strategies rather than traditional methods.
A human study on intestinal bacteria could have relevance to animal species.
Stress, confinement and other management practices seem to be variables that increase the risk of EGUS in wild equids, similar to what is found in domestic horses.
Since being recognized a decade ago, tooth resorption and hypercementosis (EOTRH) are frequently identified in horses.
With an increasing number of anesthetic events, the horses recovered better, with improved balance and coordination and less knuckling over. There seemed to be a learned response over each anesthetic recovery event.
37% of RDDC and 52% of NSAC patients developed at least one complication post-op.
A retrospective study at Colorado State University looked at the difference in outcomes between stapling and suturing the end-to-end anastomoses.
Bacillus subtilis shows promise as a probiotic in living horses.