Treatment of left laryngeal hemiplegia in standardbreds, using a nerve muscle pedicle graft.

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The efficacy of a nerve muscle pedicle (NMP) graft in restoring upper airway function was evaluated in exercising horses with induced left laryngeal hemiplegia. The NMP graft was created from the first cervical nerve and the omohyoideus muscle and transplanted into the left cricoarytenoideus dorsalis muscle. Seven adult Standardbreds were trained to… (More)

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@article{Fulton1991TreatmentOL, title={Treatment of left laryngeal hemiplegia in standardbreds, using a nerve muscle pedicle graft.}, author={Ian Fulton and Frederik J. Derksen and John A. Stick and N. Edward Robinson and Richard C Walshaw}, journal={American journal of veterinary research}, year={1991}, volume={52 9}, pages={1461-7} }