Effects of experimental mechanical manipulations on local inflammation in the jejunum of horses.

@article{HopsterIversen2014EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of experimental mechanical manipulations on local inflammation in the jejunum of horses.},
  author={Charlotte C S Hopster-Iversen and Klaus Hopster and Carsten Staszyk and Karl Rohn and D E Freeman and Anna K R{\"o}tting},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={2014},
  volume={75 4},
  pages={385-91}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine characteristics of the inflammatory reaction in the jejunum of horses in response to various mechanical manipulations. ANIMALS 12 adult warm blood horses without gastrointestinal tract disorders. PROCEDURES The proximal aspect of the jejunum in each horse was divided into 5 segments, and the following manipulations were performed: manual emptying, placement of Doyen forceps, enterotomy alone, enterotomy with mucosal abrasion, and serosal abrasion. Jejunum samples were… CONTINUE READING