Uterine haemodynamics in young and aged pregnant mares measured using Doppler ultrasonography.

@article{Ousey2012UterineHI,
  title={Uterine haemodynamics in young and aged pregnant mares measured using Doppler ultrasonography.},
  author={Jennifer C Ousey and Malte Koelling and Richard Newton and Melissa A. Wright and William R. Allen},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal. Supplement},
  year={2012},
  volume={41},
  pages={15-21}
}
REASON FOR PERFORMING STUDY Aged mares with endometrosis suffer higher rates of pregnancy loss than young mares, due to poor placental development. Reduced uterine blood supply may be one contributory factor. OBJECTIVES To measure uterine artery (UA) blood flow and other Doppler indices throughout pregnancy and compare placental and foal development in young mares and aged mares. METHODS Thoroughbred mares were grouped according to age and endometrial biopsy score: 1) 6 young mares (mean… CONTINUE READING
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