K D Schefer

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BACKGROUND Stress echocardiography is used to diagnose myocardial dysfunction in horses, but current methods are not well standardized. The influence of heart rate (HR) on measurements is largely unknown. OBJECTIVES To investigate the use of 2-dimensional echocardiography (2DE), anatomical M-mode (AMM), tissue Doppler imaging (TDI), and 2D speckle(More)
A 22-year-old, 395 kg Arabian mare used as a pleasure horse was presented to the Equine Department of the Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, with a 2-day history of dysphagia, salivation, and bilateral swelling of the masseter muscles. Previous treatment with flunixin meglumine had not resulted in improvement. None of the other horses on the premises(More)
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