Dynamic respiratory endoscopy without a treadmill: Initial experiences

Pollock, P.J. and Reardon, R.J.M. (2009) Dynamic respiratory endoscopy without a treadmill: Initial experiences. Equine Veterinary Education, 21(7), pp. 367-370. (doi: 10.2746/095777309X459933)

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There are potential advantages to imaging the upper portion of the respiratory tract (URT) of horses during ridden exercise within their normal environment. With the advent of a wireless endoscope, this is now possible. The following article describes initial experiences using the dynamic respiratory endoscope (DRS) on horses presented for the investigation of poor performance or abnormal respiratory noise and suggests that this technique can be used to diagnose common causes of URT associated with poor performance in horses during normal training. This has substantial Implications for future clinical diagnosis, treatment of URT pathology and equine welfare

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Pollock, Professor Patrick and Reardon, Mr Richard
Authors: Pollock, P.J., and Reardon, R.J.M.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Biodiversity, One Health & Veterinary Medicine
Journal Name:Equine Veterinary Education

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