Alar fold resection in horses: 24 cases (1979-1992).

  title={Alar fold resection in horses: 24 cases (1979-1992).},
  author={Jan Hawkins and Eric P Tulleners and Lisa H. Evans and James A. Orsini},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={206 12},
Between 1979 and 1992, the alar folds were resected bilaterally in 22 horses and unilaterally in 2 horses. Abnormal respiratory tract noise and exercise intolerance were the primary complaints prior to surgery. Significantly (P = 0.01) more Standardbreds underwent resection of the alar folds, compared with the number of Standardbreds in the hospital… CONTINUE READING