Maria Verônica de Souza

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This research aimed to determine the value of esophageal pH in awake and anesthetized dogs, to evaluate the esophageal pH value in awake dogs, in different body positions, as well as to study the occurrence of gastroesophageal reflux episodes in these positions. Thus, 40 healthy male and female adult dogs with mean body weight of 15.5 ± 4.6 kg were used.(More)
Zandim B.M., Souza M.V., Magalhães P.C., Benjamin L.A., Maia L., Oliveira A.C., Pinto J.O. & Ribeiro Júnior J.I. 2012. Platelet activation: Ultrastructure and morphometry in platelet-rich plasma of horses. Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira 32(1):83-92. Departamento de Veterinária, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Campus Universitário s/n, Viçosa, MG 36570-000,(More)
Introduction: Both laser therapy and eccentric exercises are used in tendon injuries. However, the association of these physiotherapeutic modalities is yet little investigated. Objective: To evaluate the effect of low-level laser therapy associated to eccentric exercise (downhill walking) on Achilles tendinopathy of Wistar rats. Method: Eighteen Achilles(More)
O objetivo deste estudo foi desenvolver uma formulação à base de Aloe vera para uso tópico em casco de cavalos, e avaliar se existe efeito do tratamento no crescimento e equilíbrio dos cascos. Foram utilizados seis cavalos hígidos, machos, com idade entre três e 17 anos (12 ± 5,25), usados para reprodução e mantidos em regime de semiconfinamento. Antes de(More)
Locomotor disorders are very common in the equine clinic, which may be partly due to the different types of activities horses develop. Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly known as degenerative joint disease, presents an considerable role in the series of disorders of the musculoskeletal system and may be associated with other problems such as navicular syndrome,(More)
The problem considered in this review is related to the frequent use of corticosteroids (COs) (i.e. steroids) in the practice of equine medicine and surgery as a therapeutic strategy in the treatment of degenerative joint disease, commonly known as osteoarthritis (OA). This disease is one of the most common among the equine musculoskeletal diseases, and is(More)
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