A comparison of laryngoplasty and modified partial arytenoidectomy as treatments for laryngeal hemiplegia in exercising horses.

@article{Radcliffe2006ACO,
  title={A comparison of laryngoplasty and modified partial arytenoidectomy as treatments for laryngeal hemiplegia in exercising horses.},
  author={Catherine H Radcliffe and J Brett Woodie and Richard P Hackett and Dorothy Marie Ainsworth and Hollis Nancy Erb and Lisa M. Mitchell and L Vince Soderholm and Norm G. Ducharme},
  journal={Veterinary surgery : VS},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={643-52}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare upper airway mechanics, arterial blood gases, and tracheal contamination in horses with induced left laryngeal hemiplegia (recurrent laryngeal neuropathy [RLN]) treated by laryngoplasty/vocal cordectomy (LPVC) or modified partial arytenoidectomy (MPA). STUDY DESIGN Repeated measures under the following conditions: Control, RLN, LPVC, and MPA. ANIMALS Six horses. METHODS Two trials were conducted under all conditions at 80% and 100% of maximal heart rate (HR(max)). In… CONTINUE READING

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