Equine model of inducing ulceration in alimentary squamous epithelial mucosa

  title={Equine model of inducing ulceration in alimentary squamous epithelial mucosa},
  author={MS Dr.  Michael  J.  Murray  DVM},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
Ulceration of the gastric squamous epithelial mucosa was induced in 10 horses using a feeding protocol previously shown to expose the gastric mucosa to repeated periods of high acidity. The feeding protocol consisted of alternating feed deprivation with free access to hay. Over a period of seven days, each horse was provided hay for 84 hr and deprived of hay for 84 hr. Hay was never withheld for longer than 24 hr at a time. Gastroscopy was performed on each horse at the beginning of the… 

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