Comparison of psyllium feeding at home and nasogastric intubation of psyllium and magnesium sulfate in the hospital as a treatment for naturally occurring colonic sand (geosediment) accumulations in horses: a retrospective study

@inproceedings{Kaikkonen2016ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of psyllium feeding at home and nasogastric intubation of psyllium and magnesium sulfate in the hospital as a treatment for naturally occurring colonic sand (geosediment) accumulations in horses: a retrospective study},
  author={Ritva Kaikkonen and K Niinist{\"o} and Tiina Lindholm and Marja Riitta Raekallio},
  booktitle={Acta veterinaria Scandinavica},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Ingestion of geosediment (further referred as sand) may cause weight loss, diarrhea and acute or recurrent colic in horses. Our aim was to compare the efficacy of three treatment protocols in clearing colonic sand accumulations in clinical patients. This retrospective clinical study consisted of 1097 horses and ponies, which were radiographed for… CONTINUE READING