How to Provide Nutritional Support Via Esophagostomy

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Esophagostomy is an alternative way to feed horses with anorexia or dysphagia. A simple surgical procedure is required and inexpensive diets can be administered, but severe complications can occur. Esophagostomy is justified when tube feeding is needed for prolonged periods. Gradual introduction of the diet is critical to prevent complications. Author’s… (More)

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