Innervation of equine airways.

  title={Innervation of equine airways.},
  author={Maria Gabriella Matera and Michele Amorena and Antonia Lucisano},
  journal={Pulmonary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  volume={15 6},
Equine obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or heaves or recurrent airway obstruction, is a common equine pulmonary disease similar to human asthma and/or CODP. Since bronchospasm and inflammation are the key features in heaves, the purpose of this paper is to review the contribution of neural mechanism that may be relevant to this disease. Equine airway receive cholinergic and adrenergic innervation, as well as observed in many species. It was suggested that the autonomic neural control in… CONTINUE READING