Surgical treatment for epiglottic entrapment in horses: 51 cases (1981-1992).

@article{Lumsden1994SurgicalTF,
  title={Surgical treatment for epiglottic entrapment in horses: 51 cases (1981-1992).},
  author={Jonathan M Lumsden and John A. Stick and John Caron and Frank A Nickels},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1994},
  volume={205 5},
  pages={729-35}
}
Medical records of 51 horses with epiglottic entrapment were reviewed, and the outcome after surgical treatment was evaluated by use of results from a survey of owners and from race records. Horses with epiglottic entrapment and no additional problem (uncomplicated) of the nares, nasal passages, pharynx, or larynx (upper airway) that were treated by transoral axial division (group 1) or resection via laryngotomy (group 2), and horses with epiglottic entrapment complicated by an additional upper… CONTINUE READING

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