Hyaluronan in horses: physiological production rate, plasma and synovial fluid concentrations in control conditions and following sodium hyaluronate administration.

REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Hyaluronic acid (HA) is an endogenous glycosaminoglycan used in the treatment of joint diseases, but medication control is required by horseracing authorities. Therefore, a medication control policy needs to be established. OBJECTIVES To establish physiological plasma HA concentrations in post race horses, determine the HA… (More)