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Equine Veterinary Medicine: Journal Club

Resources for MU's Equine Group

Equine Medicine Journal Club: Summer/Fall 2022

08/01/2022 Hamrick 

Pezzanite LM, Easley JT, Bayless R, Aldrich E, Nelson BB, Seim HB 3rd, Nout-Lomas YS. Outcomes after cervical vertebral interbody fusion using an interbody fusion device and polyaxial pedicle screw and rod construct in 10 horses (2015-2019). Equine Vet J. 2022 Mar;54(2):347-358. doi: 10.1111/evj.13449. Epub 2021 May 3. PMID: 33844334; PMCID: PMC8505580.

Bergstrom T, Frey M, Rao S, Bass L. Comparison of post‐operative inflammatory response in horses undergoing elective castration treated preoperatively with ceftiofur crystalline free acid or procaine penicillin G. Equine Veterinary Education. 2021 Jan 20.

07/29/2022 Gravitt

Malalana F, Ireland JL, Pinchbeck GL, McGowan CM. Risk factors for a first episode of primary uveitis in the UK and proportion of cases that experience recurrence following this first episode. Equine Vet J. 2022 Mar 19. doi: 10.1111/evj.13576. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35305037.

Saba C, Eggleston R, Parks A, Peroni J, Sjoberg E, Rice S, Tyma J, Williams J, Grosenbaugh D, Leard AT. ALVAC-fIL2, a feline interleukin-2 immunomodulator, as a treatment for sarcoids in horses: A pilot study. J Vet Intern Med. 2022 May;36(3):1179-1184. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16425. Epub 2022 Apr 13. PMID: 35416353; PMCID: PMC9151478.

07/19/2022 Gonzalez

Niinistö KE, Ruohoniemi MO, Freccero F, Raekallio MR. Investigation of the treatment of sand accumulations in the equine large colon with psyllium and magnesium sulphate. Vet J. 2018 Aug;238:22-26. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2018.06.005. Epub 2018 Jun 13. PMID: 30103912.

Delph KM, Beard LA, Trimble AC, Sutter ME, Timoney JF, Morrow JK. Strangles, convalescent Streptococcus equi subspecies equi M antibody titers, and presence of complications. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Jan;33(1):275-279. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15388. Epub 2018 Dec 6. PMID: 30520521; PMCID: PMC6335513.

07/15/2022 Gallagher

AbouEl Ela NH, El Araby IE, Saleh AA, Abd El-Fattah AH, Hagag NM, Brooks SA, Radwan MA, Kalbfleisch T. Evidence for origin of lavender foal syndrome among Egyptian Arabian horses in Egypt. Equine Vet J. 2022 Jun 3. doi: 10.1111/evj.13604. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35665534.

Mercer MA, McKenzie HC, Byron CR, Pleasant RS, Bogers SH, Council-Troche RM, Werre SR, Burns T, Davis JL. Pharmacokinetics and clinical efficacy of acetaminophen (paracetamol) in adult horses with mechanically induced lameness. Equine Vet J. 2022 May 28. doi: 10.1111/evj.13601. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35633196.

07/01/2022 Gravitt

Ziegler AL, Freeman CK, Fogle CA, Burke MJ, Davis JL, Cook VL, Southwood LL, Blikslager AT. Multicentre, blinded, randomised clinical trial comparing the use of flunixin meglumine with firocoxib in horses with small intestinal strangulating obstruction. Equine Vet J. 2019 May;51(3):329-335. doi: 10.1111/evj.13013. Epub 2018 Sep 21. PMID: 30156312; PMCID: PMC6788450.

Haseler CJ, Jarvis GE, McGovern KF. Intrasynovial triamcinolone treatment is not associated with incidence of acute laminitis. Equine Vet J. 2021 Sep;53(5):895-901. doi: 10.1111/evj.13361. Epub 2020 Nov 30. PMID: 33174264.

Equine Medicine Journal Club: Spring 2022

05/27/2022 Lacarrubba

Amitrano FN, Shaw K, De Gasperi D, Henry T, Brounts SH. Standing Intraoral Extraction of the Right Mandibular Third Molar Tooth in a Cow Utilizing Tooth Sectioning. J Vet Dent. 2022 Mar;39(1):71-77. doi: 10.1177/08987564211065129. Epub 2021 Dec 17. PMID: 34918557.

Pouyet M, Bonilla AG. Extra‐nasal approach to access the dorsal and ventral conchal bullae in horses. Equine Veterinary Education. 2022 Jun;34(6):316-9.

05/13/2022 Gravitt

Sellon DC, Sanz M, Kopper JJ. Acquisition and use of analgesic drugs by horse owners in the United States. Equine Vet J. 2022 Feb 5. doi: 10.1111/evj.13564. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35124834.

Rampacci E, Mazzola K, Beccati F, Passamonti F. Diagnostic characteristics of refractometry cut-off points for the estimation of immunoglobulin G concentration in mare colostrum. Equine Vet J. 2022 Feb 24. doi: 10.1111/evj.13568. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35213056.

05/06/2022 Larsen

Kritchevsky J, Olave C, Tinkler S, Tropf M, Ivester K, Forsythe L, Couetil L. A randomised, controlled trial to determine the effect of levothyroxine on Standardbred racehorses. Equine Vet J. 2022 May;54(3):584-591. doi: 10.1111/evj.13480. Epub 2021 Jul 28. PMID: 34101895.

Furr MO, Raczkoski BM. A decision-tree model of career choice for veterinarians in clinical residency programs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2022 Jan 4;260(5):549-558. doi: 10.2460/javma.21.02.0075. PMID: 34986122.

04/29/2022 Scharf

Macon EL, Harris P, Barker VD, Adams AA. Seasonal Insulin Responses to the Oral Sugar Test in Healthy and Insulin Dysregulated Horses. J Equine Vet Sci. 2022 Jun;113:103945. doi: 10.1016/j.jevs.2022.103945. Epub 2022 Apr 8. PMID: 35405290.

Steuer AE, Anderson HP, Shepherd T, Clark M, Scare JA, Gravatte HS, Nielsen MK. Parasite dynamics in untreated horses through one calendar year. Parasit Vectors. 2022 Feb 8;15(1):50. doi: 10.1186/s13071-022-05168-z. PMID: 35135605; PMCID: PMC8822790.

04/22/2022 Warren

Lores M, Lofstedt J, Martinson S, Riley CB. Septic peritonitis and uroperitoneum secondary to subclinical omphalitis and concurrent necrotizing cystitis in a colt. Can Vet J. 2011 Aug;52(8):888-92. PMID: 22294797; PMCID: PMC3135037.

Wotman K, Wilkins PA, Palmer JE, Boston RC. Association of blood lactate concentration and outcome in foals. J Vet Intern Med. 2009 May-Jun;23(3):598-605. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-1676.2009.0277.x. Epub 2009 Mar 20. PMID: 19317836.

04/15/2022 Larsen

Bain B, Lefebvre SL, Salois M. Characteristics of and comparisons between US fourth-year veterinary students graduating with and without educational debt from 2001 through 2020. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2021 Dec 27;260(5):559-564. doi: 10.2460/javma.21.06.0280. PMID: 34968187.

Louie EW, Streeter R, Story M, Scrivani PV, Barrett M, Mullen KR. Complex central nervous system malformations in a Dutch Warmblood foal. J Vet Intern Med. 2022 May;36(3):1173-1178. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16407. Epub 2022 Apr 1. PMID: 35362641; PMCID: PMC9151493.

04/01/2022 Warren

Kearney CM, Korthagen NM, Plomp SGM, Labberté MC, de Grauw JC, van Weeren PR, Brama PAJ. Treatment effects of intra-articular triamcinolone acetonide in an equine model of recurrent joint inflammation. Equine Vet J. 2021 Nov;53(6):1277-1286. doi: 10.1111/evj.13396. Epub 2020 Dec 30. PMID: 33280164.

Hardeman AM, Egenvall A, Serra Bragança FM, Koene MHW, Swagemakers JH, Roepstorff L, van Weeren R, Byström A. Movement asymmetries in horses presented for prepurchase or lameness examination. Equine Vet J. 2022 Mar;54(2):334-346. doi: 10.1111/evj.13453. Epub 2021 Jun 9. PMID: 33862666.

03/18/2022 Klein

May KA, Cheramie HS, Howard RD, Duesterdieck K, Moll HD, Pleasant RS, Pyle RL. Purulent pericarditis as a sequela to clostridial myositis in a horse. Equine Vet J. 2002 Sep;34(6):636-40. doi: 10.2746/042516402776180278. PMID: 12358008.

Peek SF, Semrad SD, Perkins GA. Clostridial myonecrosis in horses (37 cases 1985-2000). Equine Vet J. 2003 Jan;35(1):86-92. doi: 10.2746/042516403775467513. PMID: 12553469.

03/11/2022 Gravitt

Smith FL, Magdesian KG, Michel AO, Vaughan B, Reilly CM. Equine idiopathic hemorrhagic cystitis: Clinical features and comparison with bladder neoplasia. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 May;32(3):1202-1209. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15121. Epub 2018 Mar 31. PMID: 29604121; PMCID: PMC5980356.

Kilcoyne I, Dechant JE, Spier SJ, Spriet M, Nieto JE. Clinical findings and management of 153 horses with large colon sand accumulations. Vet Surg. 2017 Aug;46(6):860-867. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12679. Epub 2017 Jun 19. PMID: 28626911.

02/25/2022 Townsend

Floyd E, Danks S, Comyn I, Mackenzie C, Marr CM. Nasal high flow oxygen therapy in hospitalised neonatal foals. Equine Vet J. 2021 Sep 19. doi: 10.1111/evj.13515. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34541699.

D' Fonseca NMM, Beukers M, Wijnberg ID, Navas de Solis C, de Ruijter-Villani M, van Doorn DA, Stout TAE, Roelfsema E. Effect of a long-term high-energy diet on cardiovascular parameters in Shetland pony mares. J Vet Intern Med. 2021 Sep;35(5):2427-2436. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16229. Epub 2021 Aug 5. PMID: 34350640; PMCID: PMC8478035.

02/18/2022 Warren

Hardeman AM, Egenvall A, Serra Bragança FM, Koene MHW, Swagemakers JH, Roepstorff L, van Weeren R, Byström A. Movement asymmetries in horses presented for prepurchase or lameness examination. Equine Vet J. 2022 Mar;54(2):334-346. doi: 10.1111/evj.13453. Epub 2021 Jun 9. PMID: 33862666.

Kearney CM, Korthagen NM, Plomp SGM, Labberté MC, de Grauw JC, van Weeren PR, Brama PAJ. Treatment effects of intra-articular triamcinolone acetonide in an equine model of recurrent joint inflammation. Equine Vet J. 2021 Nov;53(6):1277-1286. doi: 10.1111/evj.13396. Epub 2020 Dec 30. PMID: 33280164.

02/11/22 Larsen

Melnyk BM, Hoying J, Hsieh AP, Buffington B, Terry A, Moore RM. Effects of a cognitive-behavioral skills building program on the mental health outcomes and healthy lifestyle behaviors of veterinary medicine students. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2022 Feb 2:1-7. doi: 10.2460/javma.21.03.0142. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35113803.

Bessonnat A, Hélie P, Grimes C, Lavoie JP. Airway remodeling in horses with mild and moderate asthma. J Vet Intern Med. 2022 Jan;36(1):285-291. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16333. Epub 2021 Dec 8. PMID: 34877706; PMCID: PMC8783337.

02/01/22 Johnson

Bezdekova B, Wohlsein P, Venner M. Chronic severe pyloric lesions in horses: 47 cases. Equine Vet J. 2020 Mar;52(2):200-204. doi: 10.1111/evj.13157. Epub 2019 Aug 28. PMID: 31390081.

Fuentes-Romero B, Muñoz-Prieto A, Cerón JJ, Martín-Cuervo M, Iglesias-García M, Aguilera-Tejero E, Díez-Castro E. Measurement of Plasma Resistin Concentrations in Horses with Metabolic and Inflammatory Disorders. Animals (Basel). 2021 Dec 30;12(1):77. doi: 10.3390/ani12010077. PMID: 35011183; PMCID: PMC8744951.

01/28/22 Gravitt

Buhl R, Hesselkilde EM, Carstensen H, Hopster-Iversen C, van Loon G, Decloedt A, Van Steenkiste G, Marr CM, Reef VB, Schwarzwald CC, Mitchell KJ, Nostell K, Nogradi N, Nielsen SS, Carlson J, Platonov PG. Atrial fibrillatory rate as predictor of recurrence of atrial fibrillation in horses treated medically or with electrical cardioversion. Equine Vet J. 2021 Dec 27. doi: 10.1111/evj.13551. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34957586.

Sellon DC, Sanz M, Kopper JJ, Mattei D. Pain severity scores for common equine disorders as provided by horse owners and equine veterinarians. Equine Vet J. 2022 Jan 16. doi: 10.1111/evj.13559. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35034381.

01/21/22 Klein

Hermans H, van den Berg EMH, Slenter IJM, Vendrig DJC, de Nijs-Tjon LJL, Vernooij JCM, Brommer H, Boevé MH, Gehring R. Penetration of topically administered dexamethasone disodium phosphate and prednisolone acetate into the normal equine ocular fluids. Equine Vet J. 2021 Oct 27. doi: 10.1111/evj.13526. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34706129.

Offer KS, Russell CM, Carrick JB, Wallington CE, Cudmore LA, Cuming RS, Collins NM. Peritoneal fluid analysis in equine post-partum emergencies admitted to a referral hospital: A retrospective study of 110 cases. Equine Vet J. 2022 Jan 10. doi: 10.1111/evj.13557. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35007344.

01/14/22 Gravitt

Furr MO, Raczkoski BM. Perceptions of training, self-efficacy, and mentoring among veterinary clinical specialty trainees. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2021 Sep 1;259(5):528-538. doi: 10.2460/javma.259.5.528. PMID: 34388015.

Yang VY, Eaton JS, Harmelink K, Hetzel SJ, Sanchez A, Lund JR, Smith LJ. Retrobulbar lidocaine injection via the supraorbital fossa is safe in adult horses but produces regionally variable periocular anaesthesia. Equine Vet J. 2021 Aug 16. doi: 10.1111/evj.13496. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34396584.

01/07/22 Warren

Pezzanite LM, Hendrickson DA, Dow S, Stoneback J, Chow L, Krause D, Goodrich L. Intra-articular administration of antibiotics in horses: Justifications, risks, reconsideration of use and outcomes. Equine Vet J. 2022 Jan;54(1):24-38. doi: 10.1111/evj.13502. Epub 2021 Sep 21. PMID: 34459027.

Skrzypczak H, Reed R, Brainard B, Sakai D, Barletta M, Quandt J, Smyth C, Ruch M, Knych H. The pharmacokinetics of a fentanyl matrix patch applied at three different anatomical locations in horses. Equine Vet J. 2022 Jan;54(1):153-158. doi: 10.1111/evj.13424. Epub 2021 Mar 10. PMID: 33453066.

Equine Medicine Journal Club: Summer/Fall 2021

Love EJ, Taylor PM, Clark C, Whay HR, Murrell J. Analgesic effect of butorphanol in ponies following castration. Equine Vet J. 2009 Jul;41(6):552-6. doi: 10.2746/042516409x391024. PMID: 19803050.

Huber L, Giguère S, Hart KA, Slovis NM, Greiter ME, Dailey CA, Cohen ND. Association between antimicrobial treatment of subclinical pneumonia in foals and selection of macrolide- and rifampicin-resistant Rhodococcus equi strains at horse-breeding farms in central Kentucky. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2021 Mar 15;258(6):648-653. doi: 10.2460/javma.258.6.648. PMID: 33683955.

Joó K, Povázsai Á, Nyerges-Bohák Z, Szenci O, Kutasi O. Asthmatic Disease as an Underlying Cause of Dorsal Displacement of the Soft Palate in Horses. J Equine Vet Sci. 2021 Jan;96:103308. doi: 10.1016/j.jevs.2020.103308. Epub 2020 Oct 31. PMID: 33349416.

Vin R, Bedenice D, Rentko VT, Paradis MR. The use of ultrapurified bovine hemoglobin solution in the treatment of two cases of presumed red maple toxicosis in a miniature horse and a pony. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. 2002;12(3):169-75. 

Parkinson NJ, McKenzie HC, Barton MH, Davis JL, Dunkel B, Johnson AL, MacDonald ES. Catheter-associated venous air embolism in hospitalized horses: 32 cases. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Mar;32(2):805-814. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15057. Epub 2018 Feb 20. PMID: 29460300; PMCID: PMC5866986.

Moore C, Stefanovski D, Luethy D. Clinical performance of a commercially available thymidine kinase 1 assay for diagnosis of lymphoma in 42 hospitalized horses (2017-2020). J Vet Intern Med. 2021 Sep;35(5):2495-2499. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16239. Epub 2021 Aug 6. PMID: 34359096; PMCID: PMC8478028.

Lyons VN, Townsend WM, Moore GE, Liang S. Commercial amniotic membrane extract for treatment of corneal ulcers in adult horses. Equine Vet J. 2021 Nov;53(6):1268-1276. doi: 10.1111/evj.13399. Epub 2021 Jan 19. PMID: 33320369.

Valberg SJ, Finno CJ, Henry ML, Schott M, Velez-Irizarry D, Peng S, McKenzie EC, Petersen JL. Commercial genetic testing for type 2 polysaccharide storage myopathy and myofibrillar myopathy does not correspond to a histopathological diagnosis. Equine Vet J. 2021 Jul;53(4):690-700. doi: 10.1111/evj.13345. Epub 2020 Oct 29. PMID: 32896939; PMCID: PMC7937766.

Bedenice D, Avila B, Paradis MR. Comparative evaluation of clinical findings and prognostic outcome parameters in hospitalized, critically ill neonatal foals and crias. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2021 Sep;31(5):619-628. doi: 10.1111/vec.13093. Epub 2021 Jul 29. PMID: 34324773.

Morello SL, Shiu KB, Thurston J. Comparison of resident and intern salaries with the current living wage as a quantitative estimate of financial strain among postgraduate veterinary trainees. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2021 Nov 12;260(1):124-132. doi: 10.2460/javma.21-07-0336. PMID: 34780353.

Nieman NM, Chan DS. Comparison of the diagnostic predictability of serum amyloid A, white blood cell count and immunoglobulin G tests as indicators of early‐onset, acute‐phase morbidities in newborn foals. Equine Veterinary Education. 2021 Sep 30.

Kopper JJ, Willette JA, Kogan CJ, Seguin A, Bolin SR, Schott HC 2nd. Detection of pathogens in blood or feces of adult horses with enteric disease and association with outcome of colitis. J Vet Intern Med. 2021 Sep;35(5):2465-2472. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16238. Epub 2021 Aug 12. PMID: 34382708; PMCID: PMC8478065.

Freeman DE, Mooney A, Giguère S, Claire J, Evetts C, Diskant P. Effect of feed deprivation on daily water consumption in healthy horses. Equine Vet J. 2021 Jan;53(1):117-124. doi: 10.1111/evj.13259. Epub 2020 Mar 30. PMID: 32150657.

Bishop RC, Kemper AM, Wilkins PA, McCoy AM. Effect of omeprazole and sucralfate on gastrointestinal injury in a fasting/NSAID model. Equine Vet J. 2021 Oct 31. doi: 10.1111/evj.13534. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34719063.

Lawson AL, Sherlock CE, Ireland JL, Mair TS. Equine nutrition in the post-operative colic: Survey of Diplomates of the American Colleges of Veterinary Internal Medicine and Veterinary Surgeons, and European Colleges of Equine Internal Medicine and Veterinary Surgeons. Equine Vet J. 2021 Sep;53(5):1015-1024. doi: 10.1111/evj.13381. Epub 2021 Jan 9. PMID: 33174212; PMCID: PMC8451781.

Hermans H, van den Berg EMH, Slenter IJM, Vendrig DJC, de Nijs-Tjon LJL, Vernooij JCM, Brommer H, Boevé MH, Gehring R. Penetration of topically administered dexamethasone disodium phosphate and prednisolone acetate into the normal equine ocular fluids. Equine Vet J. 2021 Oct 27. doi: 10.1111/evj.13526. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34706129.

Pezzanite LM, Hendrickson DA, Dow S, Stoneback J, Chow L, Krause D, Goodrich L. Intra-articular administration of antibiotics in horses: Justifications, risks, reconsideration of use and outcomes. Equine Vet J. 2022 Jan;54(1):24-38. doi: 10.1111/evj.13502. Epub 2021 Sep 21. PMID: 34459027.

Skrzypczak H, Reed R, Brainard B, Sakai D, Barletta M, Quandt J, Smyth C, Ruch M, Knych H. The pharmacokinetics of a fentanyl matrix patch applied at three different anatomical locations in horses. Equine Vet J. 2022 Jan;54(1):153-158. doi: 10.1111/evj.13424. Epub 2021 Mar 10. PMID: 33453066.

Yang VY, Eaton JS, Harmelink K, Hetzel SJ, Sanchez A, Lund JR, Smith LJ. Retrobulbar lidocaine injection via the supraorbital fossa is safe in adult horses but produces regionally variable periocular anaesthesia. Equine Vet J. 2021 Aug 16. doi: 10.1111/evj.13496. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34396584.

Offer KS, Russell CM, Carrick JB, Wallington CE, Cudmore LA, Cuming RS, Collins NM. Peritoneal fluid analysis in equine post-partum emergencies admitted to a referral hospital: A retrospective study of 110 cases. Equine Vet J. 2022 Jan 10. doi: 10.1111/evj.13557. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35007344.

Wong DM, Ruby RE, Dembek KA, Barr BS, Reuss SM, Magdesian KG, Olsen E, Burns T, Slovis NM, Wilkins PA. Evaluation of updated sepsis scoring systems and systemic inflammatory response syndrome criteria and their association with sepsis in equine neonates. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 May;32(3):1185-1193. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15087. Epub 2018 Mar 26. PMID: 29582480; PMCID: PMC5980351.

Herteman N, Mosing M, Waldmann AD, Gerber V, Schoster A. Exercise-induced airflow changes in horses with asthma measured by electrical impedance tomography. J Vet Intern Med. 2021 Sep;35(5):2500-2510. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16260. Epub 2021 Sep 10. PMID: 34505734; PMCID: PMC8478024.

Schoster A, Amsler M, Kirchgaessner C, Saleh L, Schwarzwald C, Schmitt S. Gentamicin plasma concentrations in hospitalized horses and retrospective minimal inhibitory concentrations of gram-negative equine pathogens. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2021 May;31(3):323-330. doi: 10.1111/vec.13035. Epub 2020 Dec 4. PMID: 33274835.

Aleman MR, True A, Scalco R, Crowe CM, Costa LRR, Chigerwe M. Gentamicin-induced sensorineural auditory loss in healthy adult horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2021 Sep;35(5):2486-2494. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16221. Epub 2021 Jul 28. Erratum in: J Vet Intern Med. 2022 Jan;36(1):353. PMID: 34322916; PMCID: PMC8478042.

Gustafsson K, Tatz AJ, Slavin RA, Sutton GA, Dahan R, Ahmad WA, Kelmer G. Intraincisional medical grade honey decreases the prevalence of incisional infection in horses undergoing colic surgery: A prospective randomised controlled study. Equine Vet J. 2021 Nov;53(6):1112-1118. doi: 10.1111/evj.13407. Epub 2021 Jan 15. PMID: 33340154.

Van Eps AW, Belknap JK, Schneider X, Stefanovski D, Engiles JB, Richardson DW, Zedler ST, Medina-Torres CE, Watts MR. Lamellar perfusion and energy metabolism in a preferential weight bearing model. Equine Vet J. 2021 Jul;53(4):834-844. doi: 10.1111/evj.13356. Epub 2020 Oct 29. PMID: 32986263.

Pringle J, Venner M, Tscheschlok L, Waller AS, Riihimäki M. Markers of long term silent carriers of Streptococcus equi ssp. equi in horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Nov;34(6):2751-2757. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15939. Epub 2020 Oct 19. PMID: 33074578; PMCID: PMC7694814.

Nielsen MK, Gee EK, Hansen A, Waghorn T, Bell J, Leathwick DM. Monitoring equine ascarid and cyathostomin parasites: Evaluating health parameters under different treatment regimens. Equine Vet J. 2021 Sep;53(5):902-910. doi: 10.1111/evj.13374. Epub 2020 Nov 23. PMID: 33119179.

Aleman M, Spriet M, Williams DC, Nieto JE. Neurologic Deficits Including Auditory Loss and Recovery of Function in Horses with Temporohyoid Osteoarthropathy. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Jan-Feb;30(1):282-8. doi: 10.1111/jvim.13654. Epub 2015 Oct 29. PMID: 26513722; PMCID: PMC4913646.

Morello SL, Genovese J, Pankowski A, Sweet EA, Hetzel SJ. Occupational segregation by gender in veterinary specialties: Who we are choosing, or who is choosing us. Vet Surg. 2021 Aug;50(6):1191-1200. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13676. Epub 2021 Jul 5. PMID: 34223642; PMCID: PMC8324550.

Kopper JJ, Bolger ME, Kogan CJ, Schott HC 2nd. Outcome and complications in horses administered sterile or non-sterile fluids intravenously. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Nov;33(6):2739-2745. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15631. Epub 2019 Oct 14. PMID: 31609037; PMCID: PMC6872628.

Francis JM, Perry EB. The Influence of Packaging on Palatability and Shelf Life Stability of Horse Treats. J Equine Vet Sci. 2021 Mar;98:103326. doi: 10.1016/j.jevs.2020.103326. Epub 2020 Nov 21. PMID: 33663712.

Francis JM, Thompson-Witrick KA, Perry EB. Palatability of Horse Treats: Comparing the Preferences of Horses and Humans. J Equine Vet Sci. 2021 Apr;99:103357. doi: 10.1016/j.jevs.2020.103357. Epub 2020 Dec 17. PMID: 33781427.

Rodríguez-Pozo ML, Armengou L, Viu J, Ríos J, Jose-Cunilleras E. Peritoneal bile acids concentration in adult horses with hepatic and gastrointestinal disorders. Equine Vet J. 2021 Nov 7. doi: 10.1111/evj.13538. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34743363.

Sellon DC, Papich MG, Palmer L, Remund B. Pharmacokinetics of butorphanol in horses after intramuscular injection. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Feb;32(1):62-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2885.2008.01004.x. PMID: 19161457.

Stokes SM, Stefanovski D, Bertin FR, Medina-Torres CE, Belknap JK, van Eps AW. Plasma amino acid concentrations during experimental hyperinsulinemia in 2 laminitis models. J Vet Intern Med. 2021 May;35(3):1589-1596. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16095. Epub 2021 Mar 11. PMID: 33704816; PMCID: PMC8163125.

Hales EN, Aleman M, Marquardt SA, Katzman SA, Woolard KD, Miller AD, Finno CJ. Postmortem diagnoses of spinal ataxia in 316 horses in California. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2021 Jun 15;258(12):1386-1393. doi: 10.2460/javma.258.12.1386. PMID: 34061609; PMCID: PMC8262099.

Macon EL, Harris P, Bailey S, Barker VD, Adams A. Postprandial insulin responses to various feedstuffs differ in insulin dysregulated horses compared with non-insulin dysregulated controls. Equine Vet J. 2022 May;54(3):574-583. doi: 10.1111/evj.13474. Epub 2021 Jul 8. PMID: 34053111.

Malalana F, McGowan TW, Ireland JL, Pinchbeck GL, McGowan CM. Prevalence of owner-reported ocular problems and veterinary ocular findings in a population of horses aged ≥15 years. Equine Vet J. 2019 Mar;51(2):212-217. doi: 10.1111/evj.13005. Epub 2018 Aug 25. PMID: 30080275.

Alward A, Corriher CA, Barton MH, Sellon DC, Blikslager AT, Jones SL. Red maple (Acer rubrum) leaf toxicosis in horses: a retrospective study of 32 cases. J Vet Intern Med. 2006 Sep-Oct;20(5):1197-201. doi: 10.1892/0891-6640(2006)20[1197:rmarlt];2. PMID: 17063716.

Tsuchiya T, Noda R, Ikeda H, Maeda M, Sato F. Relationship between endogenous plasma adrenocorticotropic hormone concentration and reproductive performance in Thoroughbred broodmares. J Vet Intern Med. 2021 Jul;35(4):2002-2008. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16145. Epub 2021 May 24. PMID: 34028083; PMCID: PMC8295711.

Herteman N, Grimes C, Lavoie JP. Retrospective investigation of automated hematology analyzer-determined indicators of neutrophil activation in blood samples from horses with asthma. Am J Vet Res. 2021 Sep;82(9):737-745. doi: 10.2460/ajvr.82.9.737. PMID: 34432518.

Equine Medicine Journal Club: Spring 2021

PubMed Collection of Articles (Fall 2020 - Summer 2021)

06/25/21 Townsend


06/18/21 Carlson


06/11/21 McCurdy

ter Woort F, Reef V, Stefanovski D, Slack J. Cardiac pre-purchase examination in horses – evaluation, outcome and athletic follow-up. Equine Vet Educ.


06/04/21 Sandelin


05/28/21 Means


05/21/21 Sandelin


05/14/21 Means


04/30/21 Townsend


04/16/21 Carlson


04/09/21 Carlson


04/02/21 Sandelin


03/26/21 McCurdy


03/19/21 Townsend


03/12/21 Carlson


02/26/21 Sandelin


02/19/21 Townsend

02/12/21 Means


02/05/21 McCurdy


01/29/21 Sandelin


01/22/21 Townsend


01/15/21 Means


01/08/21 Carlson


Equine Medicine Journal Club: Fall 2020

PubMed Collection of Articles (Fall 2020 - Summer 2021)

12/18/20 Sandelin


12/11/20 McCurdy


12/04/20 Townsend



11/13/20 Means

Scavone D, Sgorbini M, Borges AS, Oliveira-Filho JP, Vitale V, Paltrinieri S. Serial measurements of Paraoxonase-1 (PON-1) activity in horses with experimentally induced endotoxemia. BMC Vet Res. 2020 Nov 4;16(1):422. doi: 10.1186/s12917-020-02629-4. PMID: 33148245; PMCID: PMC7641807.


11/06/20 Sandelin


10/30/20 Carlson



10/23/20 Townsend


10/16/20 Means


10/02/20 Sandelin


09/25/20 McCurdy

09/18/20 Townsend



09/04/20 Sandelin



08/28/20 McCurdy

Equine Journal Club: Spring/Summer 2020

PubMed Collection of Articles (Fall 2011 - Spring/Summer 2020)

TBD: Carlson



08/14/20 Means


08/07/20 Sandelin






Scharf: Oliveira MGC, Luna SPL, Nunes TL, Firmino PR, de Lima AGA, Ferreira J, Trindade PHE, Júnior RAB, de Paula VV. Postoperative pain behaviour associated with surgical castration in donkeys (Equus asinus). Equine Vet J. 2020 Jun 11. doi: 10.1111/evj.13306. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32525236.

Trimble: Steinmann M, Bezugley RJ, Bond SL, Pomrantz JS, Léguillette R. A wireless endoscopy capsule suitable for imaging of the equine stomach and small intestine. J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Jun 8. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15825. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32511848.

07/03/20 No Journal Club (Independence Day Holiday)


Johnson: Watts AE, Johnson AL, Felippe MJ, Divers TJ. Recurrent Actinobacillus peritonitis in an otherwise healthy thoroughbred horse. Aust Vet J. 2011 Apr;89(4):143-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-0813.2011.00693.x. PMID: 21418171.

LaCarrubba: Wellman KY, Dixon PM. A Study on the Potential Role of Occlusal Fissure Fractures in the Etiopathogenesis of Equine Cheek Teeth Apical Infections. J Vet Dent. 2019 Sep;36(3):171-178. doi: 10.1177/0898756419894653. PMID: 31928402.

06/19/20 No Journal Club

06/12/20 No Journal Club


Gull: Ruocco NA 3rd, Luedke LK, Fortier LA, Ducharme NG, Reesink HL. Rhodococcus equi Joint Sepsis and Osteomyelitis Is Associated With a Grave Prognosis in Foals. Front Vet Sci. 2020 Jan 14;6:503. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2019.00503. PMID: 31993449; PMCID: PMC6971166.

Sandelin: Svonni E, Andreasson M, Fernström LL, Rydén A, Pringle J, Riihimäki M. Potential for residual contamination by Streptococcus equi subspp equi of endoscopes and twitches used in diagnosis of carriers of strangles. Equine Vet J. 2020 Feb 13. doi: 10.1111/evj.13248. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32052491.


Johnson: Dosi MCM, Kirton R, Hallsworth S, Keen JA, Morgan RA. Inducing weight loss in native ponies: is straw a viable alternative to hay? Vet Rec. 2020 May 3:vetrec-2019-105793. doi: 10.1136/vr.105793. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32366497.


Townsend: Chidlow H, Giguère S, Camus M, Wells B, Howerth E, Berghaus R, McConachie Beasley E. Comparison of 2 collection methods for cerebrospinal fluid analysis from standing, sedate adult horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Mar;34(2):972-978. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15702. Epub 2020 Jan 24. PMID: 31977116; PMCID: PMC7096653.

Walker: Kopper JJ, Bolger ME, Kogan CJ, Schott HC 2nd. Outcome and complications in horses administered sterile or non-sterile fluids intravenously. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Nov;33(6):2739-2745. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15631. Epub 2019 Oct 14. PMID: 31609037; PMCID: PMC6872628.


Brandon: Orr KE, Baker WT, Lynch TM, Hughes FE, Clark CK, Slone DE Jr, Fogle CA, Gonzalez LM. Prognostic value of colonic and peripheral venous lactate measurements in horses with large colon volvulus. Vet Surg. 2020 Apr;49(3):472-479. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13361. Epub 2020 Jan 9. PMID: 31916608.

Hayden: O'Neill HD, Bladon BM. An alternative arthroscopic approach to the caudal pouches of the equine lateral femorotibial joint. Equine Vet J. 2020 May 4. doi: 10.1111/evj.13274. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32364629.


Brandon: Padalino B, Davis GL, Raidal SL. Effects of transportation on gastric pH and gastric ulceration in mares. J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Mar;34(2):922-932. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15698. Epub 2020 Feb 3. PMID: 32009244; PMCID: PMC7096603.

Martin: MacDonald ES, Barrett JG. The potential of mesenchymal stem cells to treat systemic inflammation in horses. Front Vet Sci. 2020 Jan 21;6:507. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2019.00507. PMID: 32039250; PMCID: PMC6985200.

Trimble: Furr M, Kennedy T. Effects of coadministration of corn oil and ponazuril on serum and cerebrospinal fluid concentrations of ponazuril in horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Apr 17. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15765. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32301131.


Hayden: Curtiss AL, Aceto H, Embertson RM. Race performance following epiglottic entrapment surgery in Thoroughbred yearlings. Equine Vet J. 2020 Jan;52(1):52-58. doi: 10.1111/evj.13122. Epub 2019 May 10. PMID: 30989701.

Millwood: Pellegrini DZ, Müller TR, Fonteque JH, de Souza LP, de Souza AF, Joaquim JGF (2020), Equine acupuncture methods and applications: A review. Equine Vet Educ. 2020;32: 268-277. doi:10.1111/eve.12928.


LaCarruba: Beste KJ, Lawhon SD, Chamoun-Emanuelli AM, Duff AH, Coleman MC, Griffin CE, Hardy J, Whitfield-Cargile CM. Culture-independent and dependent evaluation of the equine paranasal sinus microbiota in health and disease. Equine Vet J. 2020 May;52(3):455-463. doi: 10.1111/evj.13168. Epub 2019 Oct 10. PMID: 31437314.

Walker: Boorman S, Scherrer NM, Stefanovski D, Johnson AL. Facial nerve paralysis in 64 equids: Clinical variables, diagnosis, and outcome. J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Apr 6. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15767. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32249997.


Brandon: Michanek P, Toth T, Bergström E, Treffenberg‐Pettersson H, Bergh A. Effect of infrared and red monochromatic light on equine wound healing. Equine Vet J. 13 April 2020. doi:10.1111/evj.13266

Johnson: Divers TJ, Tomlinson JE. Theiler's disease. Equine Vet Educ, 2020;32: 63-65. doi:10.1111/eve.13053

Hayden: Croxford AK, Parker RA, Burford JH, Lloyd D, Boswell JC, Hughes TK, Phillips TJ. Chondromalacia of the cranial medial femoral condyle; its occurrence and association with clinical outcome in a population of adult horses with stifle lameness. Equine Vet J. 2020 May;52(3):379-383. doi: 10.1111/evj.13205. Epub 2019 Dec 5. PMID: 31710379.



Gull: McKinney CA, Oliveira BCM, Bedenice D, Paradis MR, Mazan M, Sage S, Sanchez A, Widmer G. The fecal microbiota of healthy donor horses and geriatric recipients undergoing fecal microbial transplantation for the treatment of diarrhea. PLoS One. 2020 Mar 10;15(3):e0230148. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0230148. PMID: 32155205; PMCID: PMC7064224.

Townsend: Bardell D, Milner PI, Goljanek-Whysall K, Peffers MJ. Differences in plasma and peritoneal fluid proteomes identifies potential biomarkers associated with survival following strangulating small intestinal disease. Equine Vet J. 2019 Nov;51(6):727-732. doi: 10.1111/evj.13094. Epub 2019 Mar 28. PMID: 30854696.


Brandon: Kallmyr A, Giving EM, Moen LO, Øverlie M, Holm T, David F. Complete resection of the alar folds in eight standing horses with a bipolar dividing and vessel-sealing device. Vet Surg. 2020 Apr;49(3):521-528. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13383. Epub 2020 Feb 6. PMID: 32027042.

Hayden: Muntwyler N, Dubois MS, Weese JS. Retrospective assessment of perioperative antimicrobial use for elective arthroscopy in horses. Vet Surg. 2020 Apr;49(3):427-435. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13382. Epub 2020 Jan 17. PMID: 31950522.


LaCarrubba: Tanner RB, Hubbell JAE. A Retrospective Study of the Incidence and Management of Complications Associated With Regional Nerve Blocks in Equine Dental Patients. J Vet Dent. 2019 Mar;36(1):40-45. doi: 10.1177/0898756419848165. PMID: 31138048.

Martin: Vasanthakumar M.  Reducing veterinary waste: surgical site infection risk and the ecological impact of woven and disposable drapes. Vet Evid. 2019;4(3).

Sandelin: Kritchevsky JE, Muir GS, Leschke DHZ, Hodgson JK, Hess EK, Bertin FR. Blood glucose and insulin concentrations after alpha-2-agonists administration in horses with and without insulin dysregulation. J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Feb 26. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15747. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32100334.

Scharf: Bessonnat A, Picotte K, Lavoie JP. Intra-articular triamcinolone acetonide improves lung function in horses with severe asthma. Equine Vet J. 2020 Jan;52(1):131-135. doi: 10.1111/evj.13128. Epub 2019 May 22. PMID: 31006122.


Hayden: Pérez-Nogués M, Vaughan B, Phillips KL, Galuppo LD. Evaluation of the caudal cervical articular process joints by using a needle arthroscope in standing horses. Vet Surg. 2020 Feb 5. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13388. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32022955.

Sandelin: Gandini M, Comino F, Caramello V, Giusto G. Evaluation of three ligatures in simulated equine open castration. Vet Surg. 2020 Jan 31. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13386. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32003034.


Brandon: Navas de Solis C, Bevevino K, Doering A, O'Gan D, Teller L, Underwood C. Real‐time telehealth using ultrasonography is feasible in equine practice. Equine Vet Educ. 2020;32:218-222. doi:10.1111/eve.13177

Johnson: Polle F, Andrews FM, Gillon T, Eades SC, McConnico RS, Strain GM, Valberg SJ, Guo LT, Shelton GD. Suspected congenital centronuclear myopathy in an Arabian-cross foal. J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Nov-Dec;28(6):1886-91. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12438. PMID: 25410957; PMCID: PMC4895639.

Walker: Schoster A, Staempfli HR, Abrahams M, Jalali M, Weese JS, Guardabassi L. Effect of a probiotic on prevention of diarrhea and Clostridium difficile and Clostridium perfringens shedding in foals. J Vet Intern Med. 2015 May-Jun;29(3):925-31. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12584. Epub 2015 Apr 22. PMID: 25903509; PMCID: PMC4895414.


Brandon: Pezzanite L, Chow L, Soontararak S, Phillips J, Goodrich L, Dow S. Amikacin induces rapid dose-dependent apoptotic cell death in equine chondrocytes and synovial cells in vitro. Equine Vet J. 2020 Jan 29:10.1111/evj.13243. doi: 10.1111/evj.13243. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31997397.

Hayden: Noguera Cender A, Mählman K, Lischer CJ. Ex vivo evaluation of an alternative technique for resection of the proximal manica flexoria in horses. Vet Surg. 2020 Feb;49(2):401-408. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13336. Epub 2019 Oct 30. PMID: 31667869.


Johnson: Younkin JT, Kim IJ, Lutter JD, Ganta CK. Small intestinal adenomatous polyps resulting in chronic obstruction in a 3‐year‐old Quarter Horse gelding. Equine Vet Educ. 2020;32:18-21. doi:10.1111/eve.12905

Martin: De La Torre U, Henderson JD, Furtado KL, Pedroja M, Elenamarie O, Mora A, Pechanec MY, Maga EA, Mienaltowski MJ. Utilizing the fecal microbiota to understand foal gut transitions from birth to weaning. PLoS One. 2019 Apr 30;14(4):e0216211. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216211. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2019 May 28;14(5):e0217721. PMID: 31039168; PMCID: PMC6490953.

Trimble: Wetzig M, Venner M, Giguère S. Efficacy of the combination of doxycycline and azithromycin for the treatment of foals with mild to moderate bronchopneumonia. Equine Vet J. 2019 Nov 26:10.1111/evj.13211. doi: 10.1111/evj.13211. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31769897.


Hayden: Lescun TB, Adams SB, Main RP, Nauman EA, Breur GJ. Finite element analysis of six transcortical pin parameters and their effect on bone-pin interface stresses in the equine third metacarpal bone. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2019 Dec 13:10.1055/s-0039-3399576. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-3399576. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31858512.


Sandelin: Potier JFN, Durham AE. Antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial isolates from ambulatory practice and from a referral hospital. J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Jan;34(1):300-306. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15685. Epub 2019 Dec 17. PMID: 31849110; PMCID: PMC6979268.

Townsend: Kopper JJ, Travers JL, Schott HC 2nd, Cook VL. Effect of body condition on intestinal permeability in horses. Am J Vet Res. 2019 Aug;80(8):792-798. doi: 10.2460/ajvr.80.8.792. PMID: 31339765.

Walker: Macías-Rioseco M, Hill AE, Uzal FA. Fatal intestinal inflammatory lesions in equids in California: 710 cases (1990-2013). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2020 Feb 15;256(4):455-462. doi: 10.2460/javma.256.4.455. PMID: 31999521.


Hayden: Rice HC, Brokken MT, Hostnik ET, Bertone AL. Evaluation of a novel bone substitute injection technique for potential treatment of impact injury to the equine palmar metacarpal condyle. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2019 Nov;32(6):447-453. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1692984. Epub 2019 Jul 6. PubMed PMID:31279327.


Brandon: Kadic DTN, Bonilla AG. Diagnostic needle arthroscopy of the tarsocrural joint in standing sedated horses. Vet Surg. 2020 Jan 13. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13375. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31943288.

Martin: De Cozar M, Sherlock C, Knowles E, Mair T. Serum amyloid A and plasma fibrinogen concentrations in horses following emergency exploratory celiotomy. Equine Vet J. 2020 Jan;52(1):59-66. doi: 10.1111/evj.13117. Epub 2019 May 12. PubMed PMID: 30912857.

Scharf: Radtke A, Fortier LA, Regan S, Kraus S, Delco ML. Intra-articular anaesthesia of the equine stifle improves foot lameness. Equine Vet J. 2019 May 13. doi:10.1111/evj.13135. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31087355; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6851447.


No Journal Club: Campus Closed Due to Snow...


No Journal Club: Campus Closed Due to Ice...


Johnson: Biscoe EW, Whitcomb MB, Vaughan B, Dechant JE, Magdesian KG. Clinical features and outcome in horses with severe large intestinal thickening diagnosed with transabdominal ultrasonography: 25 cases (2003-2010). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2018 Jul 1;253(1):108-116. doi: 10.2460/javma.253.1.108. PubMed PMID: 29911939.

LaCarrubba: Hevesi AT, Uto D, Takacs N, Lorincz V, Simhofer H. (2019), Transmaxillary anchored silicon embedded gauze plug in the post‐operative treatment of a large oromaxillary fistula caused by a supernumerary cheek tooth. Equine Vet Educ. 2019;31:582-587.

Trimble: Dunkel B, Mason CJ, Chang YM. Retrospective evaluation of the association between admission blood glucose and l-lactate concentrations in ponies and horses with gastrointestinal disease (2008-2016): 545 cases. J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2019 Jul;29(4):418-423. doi: 10.1111/vec.12851. Epub 2019 Jun 19. PubMed PMID: 31215733.

Equine Journal Club: Fall 2019

PubMed Collection of Articles (Fall 2011 - Spring/Summer 2020)


Ebel: Pratscher B, Hainisch EK, Sykora S, Brandt S, Jindra C. No evidence of bovine papillomavirus type 1 or 2 infection in healthy equids. Equine Vet J. 2019 Sep;51(5):612-616. doi: 10.1111/evj.13061. Epub 2019 Jan 28. PubMed PMID:30560998.


Hayden: Durket E, Kersh K, Dembek K, Riedesel E, Silverstone A, Kraus KH. Influence of plate type and placement on the immobilization of bilateral equine mandibular osteotomies: Ex vivo study. Vet Surg. 2019 Nov;48(8):1450-1455. doi:10.1111/vsu.13198. Epub 2019 Apr 5. PubMed PMID: 30951203.

Sandelin: Chen JW, Stefanovski D, Haughan J, Jiang Z, Boston R, Soma LR, Robinson MA. Inflammatory mediators are potential biomarkers for extracorporeal shockwave therapy in horses. Equine Vet J. 2019 Sep 10. doi: 10.1111/evj.13183. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31505057.


Johnson: Martin-Giménez T, Cruz AM, Barragán A, Montero E, Sanchez PG, Caballero G, Corradini I. Delayed onset vagus nerve paralysis after occipital condyle fracture in a horse. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Nov;33(6):2780-2785. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15581. Epub 2019 Sep 26. PMID: 31556150; PMCID: PMC6872609.

Trimble: Pringle J, Storm E, Waller A, Riihimäki M. Influence of penicillin treatment of horses with strangles on seropositivity to Streptococcus equi ssp. equi-specific antibodies. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Nov 26;10.1111/jvim.15668. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15668. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 31769122.


Hayden: Buck AM, Hunt RJ. Surgical correction of a meningoencephalocele in a thoroughbred filly. Vet Surg. 2019 Nov;48(8):1483-1489. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13240. Epub 2019 May 28. PubMed PMID: 31135063.

Hayden: Genton M, Vila T, Olive J, Rossignol F. Standing MRI for surgical planning of equine fracture repair. Vet Surg. 2019 Nov;48(8):1372-1381. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13272. Epub 2019 Jul 3. PMID: 31270830.

Sandelin: Mereu M, Hawkes C, Cuddy LC, Perez Olmos JF, Pazzola M, McNally TP. Evaluation of four techniques for injection of the proximal interphalangeal joint in horses. Vet Surg. 2019 Nov;48(8):1437-1443. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13296. Epub 2019 Jul 16. PMID: 31313304.

11/29/19: Thanksgiving Break


Brandon: Stokes SM, Belknap JK, Engiles JB, Stefanovski D, Bertin FR, Medina-Torres CE, Horn R, van Eps AW. Continuous digital hypothermia prevents lamellar failure in the euglycaemic hyperinsulinaemic clamp model of equine laminitis. Equine Vet J. 2019 Sep;51(5):658-664. doi: 10.1111/evj.13072. Epub 2019 Feb 7. PMID: 30636340.

Martin: Bulak K, Łopuszyński W, Lutnicki K, Pomorska-Zniszczyńska A, Śmiech A, Jodłowska-Jędrych B. Granular cell tumor in a horse: multifocal pulmonary distribution and evidence of autophagy in tumorigenesis. J Equine Vet Sci. 2019 Aug;79:23-29. doi: 10.1016/j.jevs.2019.05.010. Epub 2019 May 16. PubMed PMID:31405495.

Scharf: Horn R, Bertin FR. Evaluation of combined testing to simultaneously diagnose pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction and insulin dysregulation in horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Sep;33(5):2249-2256. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15617. Epub 2019 Sep 9. PubMed PMID: 31498947; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6766519.

11/15/19: No Journal Club


Johnson: Inagawa R, Okada H, Takemura G, Suzuki K, Takada C, Yano H, Ando Y, Usui T, Hotta Y, Miyazaki N, Tsujimoto A, Zaikokuji R, Matsumoto A, Kawaguchi T, Doi T, Yoshida T, Yoshida S, Kumada K, Ushikoshi H, Toyoda I, Ogura S. Ultrastructural alteration of pulmonary capillary endothelial glycocalyx during endotoxemia. Chest. 2018 Aug;154(2):317-325. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.03.003. Epub 2018 Mar 17. PubMed PMID: 29555594.

Lacarrubba: Horbal AA, Reardon RJ, Froydenlund T, Jago RC, Dixon PM. Head and neck abscessation and thrombophlebitis following cheek tooth extraction in a pony. Equine Vet Educ. 2019;31: 523-529. doi:10.1111/eve.12900.

Sandlin: Chidlow H, Giguère S, Sanchez LC. Factors associated with long-term athletic outcome in Thoroughbred neonates admitted to an intensive care unit. Equine Vet J. 2019 Nov;51(6):716-719. doi: 10.1111/evj.13125. Epub 2019 May 15. PubMed PMID:31002183.

Townsend: Loos CMM, Dorsch SC, Elzinga SE, Brewster-Barnes T, Vanzant ES, Adams AA, Urschel KL. A high protein meal affects plasma insulin concentrations and amino acid metabolism in horses with equine metabolic syndrome. Vet J. 2019 Sep;251:105341. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2019.105341. Epub 2019 Jul 20. PubMed PMID:31492392.


Hayden: Skov Hansen S, Tóth T. The influence of tenoscopic approaches on radiocarpal joint perforation during carpal sheath tenoscopy in horses. Vet Surg. 2019 Aug 29. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13316. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31468554.

Sandelin: Crabtree NE, Mochal-King CA, Sloan PB, Eddy AL, Wills RW, Meredith AN, Fontenot RL. Synovial butorphanol concentrations and mechanical nociceptive thresholds after intravenous regional limb perfusion in standing sedated horses. Vet Surg. 2019 Sep 12. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13309. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:31513300.


Hayden: Moyer CT, Bramlage LR, Werre SR, Ruggles A, Embertson R, Hopper S. Osteochondral fragments of the pastern joint at the origin of the collateral ligament of the distal sesamoid bone: performance after arthroscopic removal (2000-2015). Vet Surg. 2019 Oct;48(7):1181-1187. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13307. Epub 2019 Aug 27. PubMed PMID: 31456256.


Gull: Norris JM, Zhuo A, Govendir M, Rowbotham SJ, Labbate M, Degeling C, Gilbert GL, Dominey-Howes D, Ward MP. Factors influencing the behaviour and perceptions of Australian veterinarians towards antibiotic use and antimicrobial resistance. PLoS One. 2019 Oct 10;14(10):e0223534. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0223534. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31600264.

Sandelin: Jacobs CC, Stefanovski D, Southwood LL. Use of perioperative variables to determine the requirement for repeat celiotomy in horses with postoperative reflux after small intestinal surgery. Vet Surg. 2019 Oct;48(7):1204-1210. doi:10.1111/vsu.13306. Epub 2019 Aug 12. PubMed PMID: 31403222.


Brandon: Barba M, Fairbanks EL, Daly JM. Equine viral encephalitis: prevalence, impact, and management strategies. Vet Med (Auckl). 2019 Aug 7;10:99-110. doi:10.2147/VMRR.S168227. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31497528; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6689664.

Scarf: Bowden A, Burford JH, Brennan ML, England GCW, Freeman SL. Horse owners' knowledge, and opinions on recognising colic in the horse. Equine Vet J. 2019 Aug 28. doi: 10.1111/evj.13173. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31461570.

Trimble: Stewart AJ, Hackett E, Bertin FR, Towns TJ. Cortisol and adrenocorticotropic hormone concentrations in horses with systemic inflammatory response syndrome. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Sep;33(5):2257-2266. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15620. Epub 2019 Sep 12. PubMed PMID: 31512777; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6766528.


Hayden: Racine J, O'Brien T, Bladon BM, Cruz AM, Stoffel MH, Haenssgen K, Rodgerson DH, Livesey MA, Koch C. Ceratohyoidectomy in standing sedated horses. Vet Surg. 2019 Aug 30. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13319. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31469435.

Martin: Casenave P, Leclere M, Beauchamp G, Blais MC. Modified stall-side crossmatch for transfusions in horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Jul;33(4):1775-1783. doi:10.1111/jvim.15519. Epub 2019 May 18. PubMed PMID: 31102487; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6639470.


Sandelin: Bayly W, Lopez C, Sides R, Bergsma G, Bergsma J, Gold J, Sellon D. Effect of different protocols on the mitigation of exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage in horses when administered 24 hours before strenuous exercise. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Aug 9. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15574. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31397944.


Ebel: Graham RJTY, Rosanowski SM, McILWRAITH CW. A 10-year study of arthroscopic surgery in racing Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses with osteochondral fragmentation of the carpus. Equine Vet J. 2019 Jun 22. doi: 10.1111/evj.13145. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31230383.

Hayden: Bryner MF, Hoey SE, Montavon S, Fürst AE, Kümmerle JM. Long-term clinical and radiographic results after lag screw ostheosynthesis of short incomplete proximal sagittal fractures of the proximal phalanx in horses not used for racing. Vet Surg. 2019 Aug 21. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13314. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:31433505.


Gull: Koziy RV, Yoshimura S, Dickinson R, Rybicka JM, Moshynskyy I, Ngeleka M, Bracamonte JL, Simko E. Use of standard diagnostic techniques to determine eradication of infection in experimental equine septic arthritis. Can J Vet Res. 2019 Jan;83(1):24-33. PubMed PMID: 30670899; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6318826.

Lacarrubba: Pearce DJ, Brown JA. Extraction of 22 equine cheek teeth with displaced sagittal fractures using polymethylmethacrylate stabilisation (2011–2016). Equine Vet Educ. 2019;31(8):421-6.

Townsend: Gianino GM, Valberg SJ, Perumbakkam S, Henry ML, Gardner K, Penedo C, Finno CJ. Prevalence of the E321G MYH1 variant for immune-mediated myositis and nonexertional rhabdomyolysis in performance subgroups of American Quarter Horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Mar;33(2):897-901. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15393. Epub 2019 Jan  8. PubMed PMID: 30623495; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6430863.


Brandon: Chapman HS, Richardson DW, Ortved KF. Arthrodesis of the metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joints to treat osteoarthritis in 17 horses. Vet Surg. 2019 Jul;48(5):850-857. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13236. Epub 2019 May 23. PubMed PMID: 31120590.

Hayden: Curtiss AL, Parente EJ. Epiglottopexy for the treatment of epiglottic retroversion in 2 horses. Vet Surg. 2019 Jul;48(5):820-824. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13232. Epub 2019 May 7. PubMed PMID: 31066076.


Brandon: Best C, Coe JB, Hewson J, Meehan M, Kelton D, Black B. Referring equine veterinarians' expectations of equine veterinary specialists and referral centers. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2018 Aug 15;253(4):479-489. doi:10.2460/javma.253.4.479. PubMed PMID: 30058963.

Scharf: Tomlinson JE, Tennant BC, Struzyna A, Mrad D, Browne N, Whelchel D, Johnson PJ, Jamieson C, Löhr CV, Bildfell R, McKenzie EC, Laverack M, Renshaw RW, Dubovi E, Kapoor A, Meirs RS, Belgrave R, Engiles J, Van de Walle GR, Divers TJ. Viral testing of 10 cases of Theiler's disease and 37 in-contact horses in the absence of equine biologic product administration: A prospective study (2014-2018). J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Jan;33(1):258-265. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15362. Epub 2018 Dec 6. PubMed PMID: 30520132; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6335540.

Trimble: Savage VL, Marr CM, Bailey M, Smith S. Prevalence of acute kidney injury in a population of hospitalized horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Aug 22. doi:10.1111/jvim.15569. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31436910.

08/23/19: No Journal Club

Equine Journal Club: Spring/Summer 2019

PubMed Collection of Articles (Fall 2011 - Spring/Summer 2020)


Lacarrubba: Pehkonen J, Karma L, Raekallio M. Behavioral signs associated with equine periapical infection in cheek teeth. J Equine Vet Sci. 2019 Jun;77:144-150. doi: 10.1016/j.jevs.2019.03.005. Epub 2019 Mar 28. PubMed PMID: 31133309.

Martin: Mejia-Pereira S, Perez-Ecija A, Buchanan BR, Toribio RE, Mendoza FJ. Evaluation of dynamic testing for pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction diagnosis in donkeys. Equine Vet J. 2019 Jul;51(4):481-488. doi: 10.1111/evj.13034. Epub 2018 Nov 29. PubMed PMID: 30362589.

Townsend: Berkowski WM Jr, Craft WF, Whitley RD, Brooks DE, Plummer CE. Equine ulcerative keratitis with furrow: A review of the outcomes of 72 cases from 1987 to 2015. Equine Vet J. 2019 Mar 18. doi: 10.1111/evj.13101. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30883892.


Hayden: McCoy AM, Smith RL, Herrera S, Kawcak CE, McIlwraith CW, Goodrich LR. Long-term outcome after stifle arthroscopy in 82 Western performance horses (2003-2010). Vet Surg. 2019 Aug;48(6):956-965. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13241. Epub 2019 Jun 14. PubMed PMID: 31199028.


Gull: Odelros E, Kendall A, Hedberg-Alm Y, Pringle J. Idiopathic peritonitis in horses: a retrospective study of 130 cases in Sweden (2002-2017). Acta Vet Scand. 2019 Apr 25;61(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s13028-019-0456-2. PubMed PMID: 31023351; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6485108.

Johnson: de Laat MA, Pollitt CC. Ultrastructural examination of basement membrane pathology in horses with insulin-induced laminitis. Domest Anim Endocrinol. 2019 May 16;69:30-34. doi: 10.1016/j.domaniend.2019.04.004. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31280023.

Sandelin: Boegli J, Schwarzwald CC, Mitchell KJ. Diagnostic value of noninvasive pulse pressure measurements in Warmblood horses with aortic regurgitation. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 May;33(3):1446-1455. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15494. Epub 2019 Apr 2. PubMed PMID: 30938891; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6524107.


Anderson: All things library!


Ebel: Parkinson NJ, McKenzie HC, Barton MH, Davis JL, Dunkel B, Johnson AL, MacDonald ES. Catheter-associated venous air embolism in hospitalized horses: 32 cases. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Mar;32(2):805-814. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15057. Epub 2018 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 29460300; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5866986.

Scharf: Mandel HH, Sutton GA, Abu E, Kelmer G. Intralesional application of medical grade honey improves healing of surgically treated lacerations in horses. Equine Vet J. 2019 Mar 21. doi: 10.1111/evj.13111. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30895637.

Trimble: Gy C, Leclere M, Vargas A, Grimes C, Lavoie JP. Investigation of blood biomarkers for the diagnosis of mild to moderate asthma in horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 May 16. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15505. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:31099114.


Brandon: Krueger CR, Lewis RD, McIlwraith CW, Major MD, Brakenhoff JE, Hand DR, Rowland AL, Hess AM, Johnson SW, Hackett ES. A retrospective cohort study of racing performance in Quarter Horses undergoing prosthetic laryngoplasty for treatment of recurrent laryngeal neuropathy. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2019 Feb 15;254(4):496-500. doi: 10.2460/javma.254.4.496. PubMed PMID: 30714865.

Pitts: Curtiss AL, Stefanovski D, Richardson DW. Surgical site infection associated with equine orthopedic internal fixation: 155 cases (2008-2016). Vet Surg. 2019 Apr 16. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13216. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30993777.


Johnson: Bush JM, Fredrickson RL, Ehrhart EJ. Equine osteosarcoma: a series of 8 cases. Vet Pathol. 2007 Mar;44(2):247-9. PubMed PMID: 17317809.




Hobbs: Dauvillier J, Ter Woort F, van Erck-Westergren E. Fungi in respiratory samples of horses with inflammatory airway disease. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Mar;33(2):968-975. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15397. Epub 2018 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 30576012; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6430897.

Martin: Coleman MC, Blodgett GP, Bevevino KE, Ivanek R, Cummings KJ, Carter GK, Cohen ND. Foal-level risk factors associated with development of Rhodococcus equi pneumonia at a Quarter Horse breeding farm. J Equine Vet Sci. 2019 Jan;72:89-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jevs.2018.10.023. Epub 2018 Nov 3. PubMed PMID: 30929790.

Pack: Joostens Z, Evrard L, Busoni V. Unipodal stance influences radiographic evaluation of foot balance in horses. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2019 May;60(3):273-279. doi: 10.1111/vru.12729. Epub 2019 Mar 12. PubMed PMID: 30864267.


McCarthy: Reig Codina L, Werre SR, Brown JA. Short-term outcome and risk factors for post-operative complications following umbilical resection in 82 foals (2004-2016). Equine Vet J. 2019 May;51(3):323-328. doi: 10.1111/evj.13021. Epub 2018 Oct 1. PubMed PMID: 30216491.


Research Day (no journal club)


Gull: Kennedy CA, Walsh C, Karczmarczyk M, O'Brien S, Akasheh N, Quirke M, Farrell-Ward S, Buckley T, Fogherty U, Kavanagh K, Parker CT, Sweeney T, Fanning S. Multi-drug resistant Escherichia coli in diarrhoeagenic foals: Pulsotyping, phylotyping, serotyping, antibiotic resistance and virulence profiling. Vet Microbiol. 2018 Sep;223:144-152. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2018.08.009. Epub 2018 Aug
7. PubMed PMID: 30173740.

Hayden: Sheldon SA, Aleman M, Costa LRR, Weich K, Howey Q, Madigan JE. Effects of magnesium with or without boron on headshaking behavior in horses with trigeminal-mediated headshaking. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Apr 16. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15499. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30990929.

Johnson: Watts MR, Hegedus OC, Eades SC, Belknap JK, Burns TA. Association of sustained supraphysiologic hyperinsulinemia and inflammatory signaling within the digital lamellae in light-breed horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Mar 25. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15480. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30912229.


Pitts: Plunkett AH, Schoonover MJ, Young JM, Taylor JD, Holbrook TC. Subtourniquet pressures generated by application of wide-rubber tourniquets in standing, sedated horses. Vet Surg. 2019 Apr;48(3):417-423. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13181. Epub 2019 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 30773652.


McCarthy: Varley G, Bowen IM, Habershon-Butcher JL, Nicholls V, Hallowell GD. Misoprostol is superior to combined omeprazole-sucralfate for the treatment of equine gastric glandular disease. Equine Vet J. 2019 Feb 26. doi:10.1111/evj.13087. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30809869.

Trimble: Mainguy-Seers S, Bessonnat A, Picotte K, Lavoie JP. Nebulisation of dexamethasone sodium phosphate for the treatment of severe asthmatic horses. Equine Vet J. 2019 Mar 8. doi: 10.1111/evj.13091. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30849189.


Hobbs: Bischofberger AS, Dart CM, Perkins NR, Kelly A, Jeffcott L, Dart AJ. The effect of short- and long-term treatment with manuka honey on second intention healing of contaminated and noncontaminated wounds on the distal aspect of the forelimbs in horses. Vet Surg. 2013 Feb;42(2):154-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2012.01083.x. Epub 2012 Dec 5. PubMed PMID: 23216146.

Pack: Tanner J, Spriet M, Espinosa-Mur P, Estell KE, Aleman M. The prevalence of temporal bone fractures is high in horses with severe temporohyoid osteoarthropathy. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2019 Mar;60(2):159-166. doi: 10.1111/vru.12702. Epub 2018 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 30461109.


Anderson: PubMed Preview

Hobbs: Bertin FR, Reising A, Slovis NM, Constable PD, Taylor SD. Clinical and clinicopathological factors associated with survival in 44 horses with equine neorickettsiosis (Potomac horse Fever). J Vet Intern Med. 2013 Nov-Dec;27(6):1528-34. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12209. Epub 2013 Oct 1. PubMed PMID: 24118378.

Trimble: Khan A, Hallowell GD, Underwood C, van Eps AW. Continuous fluid infusion per rectum compared with intravenous and nasogastric fluid administration in horses. Equine Vet J. 2019 Mar 22. doi: 10.1111/evj.13113. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30900297.


Hobbs: Pye J, Espinosa-Mur P, Roca R, Kilcoyne I, Nieto J, Dechant J. Preoperative factors associated with resection and anastomosis in horses presenting with strangulating lesions of the small intestine. Vet Surg. 2019 Mar 4. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13184. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30834566.


Hayden: McKenzie HC, Funk RA, Trager L, Werre SR, Crisman M. Immunogenicity of Potomac Horse Fever vaccine when simultaneously co-administered with rabies vaccine in a multivalent vaccine or as two monovalent vaccines at separate sites. Equine Vet J. 2019 Mar 11. doi: 10.1111/evj.13096. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30859618.

Pack: Garcia da Fonseca RM, Evrard L, Rabba S, Salciccia A, Busoni V. Dynamic flexion/extension and non-weight bearing ultrasonography is helpful for identifying manica flexoria tears in horses. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2019 Jan;60(1):65-74. doi: 10.1111/vru.12675. Epub 2018 Aug 19. PubMed PMID: 30121953.

Scharf: Smith LCR, Wylie CE, Palmer L, Ramzan PHL. Synovial sepsis is rare following intrasynovial medication in equine ambulatory practice. Equine Vet J. 2018 Dec 27. doi: 10.1111/evj.13063. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30589107.


Hayden: Fenner MF, Verwilghen D, Townsend N, Simhofer H, Schwarzer J, Zani DD, Bienert-Zeit A. Paranasal sinus cysts in the horse: Complications related to their presence and surgical treatment in 37 cases. Equine Vet J. 2019 Jan;51(1):57-63. doi: 10.1111/evj.12959. Epub 2018 May 17. PubMed PMID: 29679404.

Pack: Pease AP, Scrivani PV, Erb HN, Cook VL. Accuracy of increased large-intestine wall thickness during ultrasonography for diagnosing large-colon torsion in 42 horses. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2004 May-Jun;45(3):220-4. PubMed PMID: 15200259.


Martin: Meier A, de Laat M, Reiche D, Fitzgerald D, Sillence M. The efficacy and safety of velagliflozin over 16 weeks as a treatment for insulin dysregulation in ponies. BMC Vet Res. 2019 Feb 26;15(1):65. doi: 10.1186/s12917-019-1811-2. PubMedPMID: 30808423.

McCarthy: Ellerbrock RE, Canisso IF, Roady PJ, Rothrock LT, Zhong L, Wilkins P, Dirikolu L, Lima FS, Honoroto J. Diffusion of enrofloxacin to pregnancy fluids and effects on foetal cartilage after intravenous administration to late pregnant mares. Equine Vet J. 2018 Nov 18. doi: 10.1111/evj.13044. [Epub ahead of print] PubMedPMID: 30449030.

Townsend: Fillion-Bertrand G, Dickson RP, Boivin R, Lavoie JP, Huffnagle GB, Leclere M. Lung Microbiome Is Influenced by the environment and asthmatic status in an equine model of asthma. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2019 Feb;60(2):189-197. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2017-0228OC. PubMed PMID: 30183323.


Hayden: Davis JG, Ragle CA, Hanna A, DeNome AT. Ex vivo radiocontrast description of the caudal epigastric arteries in horses. Vet Surg. 2019 Feb;48(2):192-198. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13127. Epub 2018 Nov 19. PubMed PMID: 30456764.

Pitts: Kilcoyne I, Nieto JE, Dechant JE. Predictive value of plasma and peritoneal creatine kinase in horses with strangulating intestinal lesions. Vet Surg. 2019 Feb;48(2):152-158. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13147. Epub 2018 Dec 26. PubMed PMID:30588637.


Martin: Tyma JF, Epstein KL, Whitfield-Cargile CM, Cohen ND, Giguère S. Investigation of effects of omeprazole on the fecal and gastric microbiota of healthy adult horses. Am J Vet Res. 2019 Jan;80(1):79-86. doi: 10.2460/ajvr.80.1.79. PubMedPMID: 30605038.

Trimble: Luethy D, Frimberger AE, Bedenice D, Byrne BS, Groover ES, Gardner RB, Lewis T, MacDonald VS, Proctor-Brown L, Tomlinson JE, Rassnick KM, Johnson AL. Retrospective evaluation of clinical outcome after chemotherapy for lymphoma in 15 equids (1991-2017). J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Jan 12. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15411. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30636061.

Scharf: Malalana F, McGowan TW, Ireland JL, Pinchbeck GL, McGowan CM. Prevalence of owner-reported ocular problems and veterinary ocular findings in a population of horses aged ≥15 years. Equine Vet J. 2019 Mar;51(2):212-217. doi: 10.1111/evj.13005. Epub 2018 Aug 25. PubMed PMID: 30080275.


Hobbs: Secor EJ, Gutierrez-Nibeyro SD, Clark-Price SC. Comparison of complication rates following elective arthroscopy performed as inpatient versus outpatient surgery in horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2018 Aug 1;253(3):346-354. doi: 10.2460/javma.253.3.346. PubMed PMID: 30020001.

Pitts: Racine J, Vidondo B, Ramseyer A, Koch C. Complications associated with closed castration using the Henderson equine castration instrument in 300 standing equids. Vet Surg. 2019 Jan;48(1):21-28. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12960. Epub 2018 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 30367692.


Anderson: Library Updates

Hayden: Varegg MS, Kløverød KM, Austnes MK, Siwinska N, Slowikowska M, Zak A, Niedzwiedz A. The effect of single pretreatment with salbutamol on recovery ofbronchoalveolar lavage fluid in horses with suspected or confirmed severe equine asthma. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Feb 1. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15359. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30707780.

LaCarrubba: van Delft TVAF, Pollaris E, Gielen I, Vanderperren K, Tuerlinckx L, Vlaminck L. Maxillary bone cysts in two horses: Diagnosis and treatment including intralesional formalin injection. Equine Vet Educ 2018;30(11):583-590.


McCarthy: van Bergen T, Haspeslagh M, Wiemer P, Swagemakers M, van Loon G, Martens A. Surgical treatment of epiploic foramen entrapment in 142 horses (2008-2016). Vet  Surg. 2019 Jan 21. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13161. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:30666674.

Pitts: McGlinchey L, Hanson RR, Boone LH, Rosanowski SM, Coleridge M, Souza C, Munsterman AS. Bursting strength of surgeon's and self-locking knots for closure of ventral midline celiotomy in horses. Vet Surg. 2018 Nov;47(8):1080-1086. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12957. Epub 2018 Oct 1. PubMed PMID: 30276828.


Hobbs: Aldrich E, Nout-Lomas Y, Seim HB 3rd, Easley JT. Cervical stabilization with polyaxial pedicle screw and rod construct in horses: A proof of concept study. Vet Surg. 2018 Oct;47(7):932-941. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12938. Epub 2018 Sep 10. PubMed PMID: 30198099.

Pitts: Claffey EF, Brust K, Hackett RP, Fubini S. Surgical management of postcastration spermatic cord stump infection in horses: A retrospective study of 23 cases. Vet Surg. 2018 Nov;47(8):1016-1020. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12954. Epub 2018 Sep 28. PubMed PMID: 30267429.


Hobbs: Coleman MC, Belknap JK, Eades SC, Galantino-Homer HL, Hunt RJ, Geor RJ, McCue ME, McIlwraith CW, Moore RM, Peroni JF, Townsend HG, White NA, Cummings KJ, Ivanek-Miojevic R, Cohen ND. Case-control study of risk factors for pasture-and endocrinopathy-associated laminitis in North American horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc.2018 Aug 15;253(4):470-478. doi: 10.2460/javma.253.4.470. PubMed PMID: 30058970.

Johnson: Schaefer E, Harms C, Viner M, Barnum S, Pusterla N. Investigation of an experimental infection model of equine coronavirus in adult horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Nov;32(6):2099-2104. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15318. Epub 2018 Oct 24. PubMed PMID: 30353949; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6271284.

Townsend: Theelen MJP, Wilson WD, Byrne BA, Edman JM, Kass PH, Magdesian KG. Initial antimicrobial treatment of foals with sepsis: Do our choices make a difference? Vet J. 2019 Jan;243:74-76. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2018.11.012. Epub 2018 Nov 27. PubMed PMID: 30606442.

Equine Journal Club: Fall 2018

PubMed Collection of Articles (Fall 2011 - Spring/Summer 2020)


Hayden: McLellan J, Plevin S. Evaluation of videoendoscopic examinations of arytenoid function in the two-year-old Thoroughbred: Can we all agree? Equine Vet J. 2018 Oct 3. doi: 10.1111/evj.13030. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30281841.


Townsend: Tomlinson JE, Byrne E, Pusterla N, Magdesian KG, Hilton HG, McGorum B, Davis E, Schoster A, Arroyo L, Dunkel B, Carslake H, Boston RC, Johnson AL. The Use of  recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rTPA) in the treatment of fibrinous pleuropneumonia in horses: 25 cases (2007-2012). J Vet Intern Med. 2015 Sep-Oct;29(5):1403-9. doi: 10.1111/jvim.13594. Epub 2015 Aug 7. PubMed PMID: 26256909; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4858032.


LaCarrubba; Martin: AAEP Review


Hayden: Fontenot RL, Langston VC, Zimmerman JA, Wills RW, Sloan PB, Mochal-King CA. Meropenem synovial fluid concentrations after intravenous regional limb perfusion in standing horses. Vet Surg. 2018 Aug;47(6):852-860. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12940. Epub 2018 Jul 31. PubMed PMID: 30066453.

Pitts: Pérez-Nogués M, Dechant JE, Garcia-Nolen T, Stover SM. Evaluation of the effects of initial water temperature and curing time on fiberglass cast strength. Vet Surg. 2018 Aug;47(6):809-816. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12927. Epub 2018 Aug 9. PubMed PMID: 30094849.


Hayden: Ivester KM, Couëtil LL, Moore GE. An observational study of environmental exposures, airway cytology, and performance in racing thoroughbreds. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Sep;32(5):1754-1762. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15226. Epub 2018 Sep 17. PubMed
PMID: 30222207; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6189343.

Johnson: Burke MJ, Tomlinson JE, Blikslager AT, Johnson AL, Dallap-Schaer BL. Evaluation of digital cryotherapy using a commercially available sleeve style ice boot in healthy horses and horses receiving i.v. endotoxin. Equine Vet J. 2018 Nov;50(6):848-853. doi: 10.1111/evj.12842. Epub 2018 May 7. PubMed PMID:29654616.

Martin: Theelen MJP, Beukers M, Grinwis GCM, Sloet van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan MM. Chronic iron overload causing haemochromatosis and hepatopathy in 21 horses and one donkey. Equine Vet J. 2018 Sep 30. doi: 10.1111/evj.13029. [Epub ahead of
print] PubMed PMID: 30269378.


McCarthy: Mitchell A, Wright G, Sampson SN, Martin M, Cummings K, Gaddy D, Watts AE. Clodronate improves lameness in horses without changing bone turnover markers. Equine Vet J. 2018 Aug 28. doi: 10.1111/evj.13011. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30153345.

Pitts: Easley JT, McGilvray KC, Hendrickson DA, Bruemmer J, Hackett ES. Vessel sealer and divider instrument temperature during laparoscopic ovariectomy in horses. Vet Surg. 2018 Jun;47(S1):O26-O31. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12755. Epub 2017 Dec 3. PubMed
PMID: 29205394.


Gull: Gilbertie JM, Schnabel LV, Stefanovski D, Kelly DJ, Jacob ME, Schaer TP. Gram-negative multi-drug resistant bacteria influence survival to discharge for horses with septic synovial structures: 206 Cases (2010-2015). Vet Microbiol. 2018 Nov;226:64-73. doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2018.10.009. Epub 2018 Oct 13. PubMed PMID: 30389045.

Townsend: Divers TJ, Gardner RB, Madigan JE, Witonsky SG, Bertone JJ, Swinebroad EL, Schutzer SE, Johnson AL. Borrelia burgdorferi infection and lyme disease in North American horses: a consensus statement. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Mar;32(2):617-632. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15042. Epub 2018 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 29469222; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5866975.


Johnson: Witkowski L, Cywinska A, Paschalis-Trela K, Crisman M, Kita J. Multiple etiologies of equine recurrent uveitis--A natural model for human autoimmune uveitis: A brief review. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Feb;44:14-20. doi: 10.1016/j.cimid.2015.11.004. Epub 2015 Dec 2. Review. PubMed PMID: 26851589.

McCarthy: Ziegler AL, Freeman CK, Fogle CA, Burke MJ, Davis JL, Cook VL, Southwood LL, Blikslager AT. Multicentre, blinded, randomised clinical trial comparing the use of flunixin meglumine with firocoxib in horses with small intestinal strangulating obstruction. Equine Vet J. 2018 Aug 29. doi: 10.1111/evj.13013. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30156312.


Anderson: EndNote X9 updates


Comly: Aleman MR, Kuesis B, Schott HC, Carlson GP. Renal tubular acidosis in horses (1980-1999). J Vet Intern Med. 2001 Mar-Apr;15(2):136-43. PubMed PMID: 11300597.

Hayden: Hart SK, Southwood LL, Aceto HW. Impact of colic surgery on return to function in racing Thoroughbreds: 59 cases (1996-2009). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2014 Jan 15;244(2):205-11. doi: 10.2460/javma.244.2.205. PubMed PMID: 24378031.

Pitts: Walsh R, Smith MRW, Wright IM. Frequency distribution of osteochondral fragmentation of the dorsoproximal articular surface of the proximal phalanx in racing Thoroughbreds in the UK. Equine Vet J. 2018 Sep;50(5):624-628. doi:10.1111/evj.12795. Epub 2018 Jan 25. PubMed PMID: 29230868.


Hobbs: Estell KE, Young A, Kozikowski T, Swain EA, Byrne BA, Reilly CM, Kass PH, Aleman M. Pneumonia Caused by Klebsiella spp. in 46 Horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Jan-Feb;30(1):314-21. doi: 10.1111/jvim.13653. Epub 2015 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 26492860; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4913652.

Townsend: Barrandeguy ME, Carossino M. Infectious diseases in donkeys and mules: an overview and update. J Equine Vet Sci. 2018;65:98-105.

Martin: Finno CJ, Estell KE, Winfield L, Katzman S, Bordbari MH, Burns EN, Miller AD, Puschner B, Tran CK, Xu L. Lipid peroxidation biomarkers for evaluating oxidative stress in equine neuroaxonal dystrophy. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Aug 22. doi:10.1111/jvim.15241. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30133798.


Comly: Moulin N, François I, Coté N, Alford C, Cleary O, Desjardins MR. Surgical repair of propagating condylar fractures of the third metacarpal/metatarsal bones with cortical screws placed in lag fashion in 26 racehorses (2007-2015). Equine Vet J. 2018 Sep;50(5):629-635. doi: 10.1111/evj.12811. Epub 2018 Feb 12. PubMedPMID: 29350412.

McCarthy: Platt JP, Simon BT, Coleman M, Martinez EA, Lepiz MA, Watts AE. The effects of multiple anaesthetic episodes on equine recovery quality. Equine Vet J. 2018 Jan;50(1):111-116. doi: 10.1111/evj.12728. Epub 2017 Sep 1. PubMed PMID: 28772349.

Pitts: Canada NC, Beard WL, Guyan ME, White BJ. Effect of bandaging techniques on sub-bandage pressures in the equine distal limb, carpus, and tarsus. Vet Surg. 2018 Jul;47(5):640-647. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12914. PubMed PMID: 30129061.


Anderson: Library Stuff! Woot!

McCarthy: Ferrer MS, Palomares R. Aerobic uterine isolates and antimicrobial susceptibility in mares with post-partum metritis. Equine Vet J. 2018 Mar;50(2):202-207. doi: 10.1111/evj.12738. Epub 2017 Sep 13. PubMed PMID:28796905.

Equine Journal Club: Spring/Summer 2018

PubMed Collection of Articles (Fall 2011 - Spring/Summer 2020)


McCarthy: Rowland AL, Glass KG, Grady ST, Cummings KJ, Hinrichs K, Watts AE. Influence of caudal epidural analgesia on cortisol concentrations and pain-related behavioral responses in mares during and after ovariectomy via colpotomy. Vet Surg. 2018 May 18. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12908. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:29774961.

Pitts: Rossignol F, Brandenberger O, Perkins JD, Marie JP, Mespoulhès-Rivière C, Ducharme NG. Modified first or second cervical nerve transplantation technique for the treatment of recurrent laryngeal neuropathy in horses. Equine Vet J. 2018 Jul;50(4):457-464. doi: 10.1111/evj.12788. Epub 2018 Jan 5. PubMed PMID:29193393.


Johnson: Aleman M, Costa LRR, Crowe C, Kass PH. Presumed neuroglycopenia caused by severe hypoglycemia in horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Aug 7. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15245. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30084236.

Martin: Buhl R, Carstensen H, Hesselkilde EZ, Klein BZ, Hougaard KM, Ravn KB, Loft-Andersen AV, Fenner MF, Pipper C, Jespersen T. Effect of induced chronic atrial fibrillation on exercise performance in Standardbred trotters. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 May 10. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15137. [Epub ahead of print] PubMedPMID: 29749082; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6060327.

Townsend: Gordon E, Stang BV, Heidel J, Poulsen KP, Cebra CK, Schlipf JW Jr. Pharmacokinetic evaluation and safety of topical 1% morphine sulfate application on the healthy equine eye. Vet Ophthalmol. 2018 Jan 19. doi: 10.1111/vop.12541.[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29350477.


Hobbs: King MR, Haussler KK, Kawcak CE, McIlwraith CW, Reiser RF 2nd, Frisbie DD, Werpy NM. Biomechanical and histologic evaluation of the effects of underwater treadmill exercise on horses with experimentally induced osteoarthritis of the middle carpal joint. Am J Vet Res. 2017 May;78(5):558-569. doi:10.2460/ajvr.78.5.558. PubMed PMID: 28441054.

Pitts: Sepulveda Caviedes MF, Forbes BS, Pfau T. Repeatability of gait analysis measurements in Thoroughbreds in training. Equine Vet J. 2018 Jul;50(4):513-518. doi: 10.1111/evj.12802. Epub 2018 Jan 22. PubMed PMID: 29284186.


Hayden: Pedersen SK, Cribb AE, Windeyer MC, Read EK, French D, Banse HE. Risk factors for equine glandular and squamous gastric disease in show jumping Warmbloods. Equine Vet J. 2018 Apr 16. doi: 10.1111/evj.12949. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29660168.

Scharf: Smith FL, Watson JL, Spier SJ, Kilcoyne I, Mapes S, Sonder C, Pusterla N. Frequency of shedding of respiratory pathogens in horses recently imported to the United States. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 May 15. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15145. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29761571.


Hobbs: Marcatili M, Voss SJ, Pollock PJ. Standing thyroidectomy in 10 horses. Vet Surg. 2018 Jan;47(1):86-92. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12744. Epub 2017 Nov 8. PubMed PMID:29114900.

Pitts: Kucera CR, Stranahan LW, Hughes F, Blikslager AT, Gonzalez LM. Protein biomarker of cell proliferation determines survival to discharge in cases of equine large colon volvulus. Equine Vet J. 2018 Jul;50(4):452-456. doi: 10.1111/evj.12767. Epub 2017 Nov 27. PubMed PMID: 29032573; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5899956.


Comly: Bergren AL, Abuja GA, Bubeck KA, Spoormakers TJP, García-López JM. Diagnosis, treatment and outcome of cranial nuchal bursitis in 30 horses. Equine Vet J. 2018 Jul;50(4):465-469. doi: 10.1111/evj.12787. Epub 2017 Dec 19. PubMed PMID:29193303.

Hobbs: Pihl TH, Scheepers E, Sanz M, Goddard A, Page P, Toft N, Kjelgaard-Hansen M, Andersen PH, Jacobsen S. Acute-phase proteins as diagnostic markers in horses with colic. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2016 Sep;26(5):664-74. doi: 10.1111/vec.12504. Epub 2016 Jul 6. PubMed PMID: 27384962.

Lacarrubba: Jacob SI, Murray KJ, Rendahl AK, Geor RJ, Schultz NE, McCue ME. Metabolic perturbations in Welsh Ponies with insulin dysregulation, obesity, and laminitis. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 May;32(3):1215-1233. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15095. Epub 2018 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 29572947; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5980341.


Hayden: Brunsting JY, Pille FJ, Oosterlinck M, Haspeslagh M, Wilderjans HC. Incidence and risk factors of surgical site infection and septic arthritis after elective arthroscopy in horses. Vet Surg. 2018 Jan;47(1):52-59. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12699. Epub 2017 Oct 16. PubMed PMID: 29034493.


Fisher: Dancker C, Hopster K, Rohn K, Kästner SB. Effects of dobutamine, dopamine, phenylephrine and noradrenaline on systemic haemodynamics and intestinal perfusion in isoflurane anaesthetised horses. Equine Vet J. 2018 Jan;50(1):104-110. doi: 10.1111/evj.12721. Epub 2017 Aug 30. PubMed PMID: 28710899.

Martin: Schale S, Howe D, Yeargan M, Morrow JK, Graves A, Johnson AL. Protozoal coinfection in horses with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis in the eastern United States. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 May;32(3):1210-1214. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15127. Epub 2018 Apr 10. PubMed PMID: 29633348; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5980325.

McCarthy: Johnson AL, Johnstone LK, Stefanovski D. Cerebrospinal fluid Lyme multiplex assay results are not diagnostic in horses with neuroborreliosis. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Mar;32(2):832-838. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15067. Epub 2018 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 29460492; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5866998.


Hayden: Kieffer PJ, Aceto H, Stefanovski D, Parente EJ. Using quarterly earnings to assess racing performance in 66 thoroughbreds after transendoscopic laser surgery for treatment of epiglottic entrapment. Vet Surg. 2018 Jun 13. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12907. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29896774.

Pitts: Tannahill VJ, Cogan T, Allen K, Acutt E, Busschers E. Efficacy and dermal tolerance of a novel alcohol-based skin antiseptic in horses. Vet Surg. 2018 May;47(4):572-577. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12793. Epub 2018 Apr 14. PubMed PMID: 29655175.

Townsend: Williams TL, Mochal-King C, Rude BJ, Weed BC, Nicodemus MC. A novel surgical methodology for dual cannula placement of the ileum and cecum in equids: Assessment of postoperative management and clinical outcome. J Equine Vet Sci. 2018;64:41-8.


Scharf: Pihl TH, Nielsen MK, Olsen SN, Leifsson PS, Jacobsen S. Nonstrangulating intestinal infarctions associated with Strongylus vulgaris: Clinical presentation and treatment outcomes of 30 horses (2008-2016). Equine Vet J. 2018 Jul;50(4):474-480. doi: 10.1111/evj.12779. Epub 2017 Nov 27. PubMed PMID: 29112788.

Townsend: Rushton JO, Kammergruber E, Tichy A, Egerbacher M, Nell B, Gabner S. Effects of three blood derived products on equine corneal cells, an in vitro study. Equine Vet J. 2018 May;50(3):356-362. doi: 10.1111/evj.12770. Epub 2017 Nov 3. PubMed PMID: 29044680.


Comly: Lorenzett MP, Pereira PR, Bassuino DM, Konradt G, Panziera W, Bianchi MV, Argenta FF, Hammerschmitt ME, Caprioli RA, de Barros CSL, Pavarini SP, Driemeier D. Neurotoxicosis in horses associated with consumption of Trema micrantha. Equine Vet J. 2018 Mar;50(2):192-195. doi: 10.1111/evj.12741. Epub 2017 Sep 7. PubMed PMID: 28805273.

Pitts: Serra Bragança FM, Rhodin M, Wiestner T, Hernlund E, Pfau T, van Weeren PR, Weishaupt MA. Quantification of the effect of instrumentation error in objective gait assessment in the horse on hindlimb symmetry parameters. Equine Vet J. 2018  May;50(3):370-376. doi: 10.1111/evj.12766. Epub 2017 Nov 1. PubMed PMID: 29032614; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5900976.


Pitts: Rosanowski SM, MacEoin F, Graham RJTY, Riggs CM. Open standing castration in Thoroughbred racehorses in Hong Kong: Prevalence and severity of complications 30 days post-castration. Equine Vet J. 2018 May;50(3):327-332. doi: 10.1111/evj.12758. Epub 2017 Oct 7. PubMed PMID: 28886223.

Townsend: Yanmaz L, Okumuş Z. Thermographic assessment of extremity temperature alterations of cases with bucked shin complex, splints, carpal osteoarthritis and sesamoiditis in sport horses. Journal of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Erciyes University / Erciyes Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi. 2018; 15(1): 41-45.


Pack: Dixon J, Smith K, Perkins J, Sherlock C, Mair T, Weller R. Computed tomographic appearance of melanomas in the equine head: 13 cases. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2016 May;57(3):246-52. doi: 10.1111/vru.12345. Epub 2016 Jan 22. PubMed PMID: 26799704.

Pitts: Troy JR, Holcombe SJ, Fogle CA, Epstein KL, Woodie JB. Effects of hyaluronate-carboxymethylcellulose membranes on the clinical outcome of horses undergoing emergency exploratory celiotomy. Vet Surg. 2018 Apr;47(3):385-391. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12777. Epub 2018 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 29460952.

Segarra: Verhaar N, Hermans H, van Rooij E, van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan MS, Ensink J. Case series: periocular habronemiasis in five horses in the Netherlands. Vet Rec. 2018 Apr 25. pii: vetrec-2016-104265. doi: 10.1136/vr.104265. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29695450.


Fisher: Hopster K, Neudeck S, Wittenberg-Voges L, Kästner SB. The relationship between intestinal and oral mucosa microcirculation in anaesthetized horses. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2018 Jan;45(1):78-81. doi: 10.1016/j.vaa.2017.07.005. Epub 2017 Aug 18. PubMed PMID: 29223560.

Martin: Aman JE, Valberg SJ, Elangovan N, Nicholson A, Lewis SS, Konczak J. Abnormal locomotor muscle recruitment activity is present in horses with shivering and Purkinje cell distal axonopathy. Equine Vet J. 2018 Jan 21. doi: 10.1111/evj.12813. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29356055.

Scharf: van de Water E, Oosterlinck M, Dumoulin M, Korthagen NM, van Weeren PR, van den Broek J, Everts H, Pille F, van Doorn DA. The preventive effects of two nutraceuticals on experimentally induced acute synovitis. Equine Vet J. 2017 Jul;49(4):532-538. doi: 10.1111/evj.12629. Epub 2016 Oct 13. PubMed PMID: 27554764; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5484312.


Townsend: Donati B, Fürst AE, Hässig M, Jackson MA. Epidemiology of fractures: The role of kick injuries in equine fractures. Equine Vet J. 2018 Feb 14. doi:10.1111/evj.12819. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29441693.


Gull: Leng J, Proudman C, Darby A, Blow F, Townsend N, Miller A, Swann J. Exploration of the fecal microbiota and biomarker discovery in equine grass sickness. J Proteome Res. 2018 Mar 2;17(3):1120-1128. doi: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00784. Epub 2018 Feb 2. PubMed PMID: 29364680.

Johnson: Gold JR, Knowles DP, Coffey T, Bayly WM. Exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage in barrel racing horses in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Mar;32(2):839-845. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15066. Epub 2018 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 29460489; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5866954.

Segarra: Wilson KAT, Raisis AL, Drynan EA, Lester GD, Hosgood GL. Agreement between invasive blood pressures measured in three peripheral arteries in anaesthetized horses under clinical conditions. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2018 Jan 17. pii: S1467-2987(18)30007-2. doi: 10.1016/j.vaa.2017.11.004. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29625916.


Pack: Olive J, Serraud N, Vila T, Germain JP. Metacarpophalangeal joint injury patterns on magnetic resonance imaging: A comparison in racing Standardbreds and Thoroughbreds. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2017 Sep;58(5):588-597. doi:10.1111/vru.12512. Epub 2017 May 17. PubMed PMID: 28516447.

Pitts: Beard WL, Slough TL, Gunkel CD. Technical note: a 2-stage cecal cannulation technique in standing horses. J Anim Sci. 2011  Aug;89(8):2425-9. doi: 10.2527/jas.2010-3718. Epub 2011 Mar 18. PubMed PMID: 21421828.

Townsend: Comino F, Giusto G, Caramello V, Gandini M. Do different characteristics of two emasculators make a difference in equine castration? Equine Vet J. 2018 Jan;50(1):141-144. doi: 10.1111/evj.12713. Epub 2017 Aug 1. PubMed PMID: 28636747.


Comey: Olsen E, FouchÉ N, Jordan H, Pfau T, Piercy RJ. Kinematic discrimination of ataxia in horses is facilitated by blindfolding. Equine Vet J. 2018 Mar;50(2):166-171. doi: 10.1111/evj.12737. Epub 2017 Sep 13. PubMed PMID:28796904.

Gull: Burgess BA, Bauknecht K, Slovis NM, Morley PS. Factors associated with equine shedding of multi-drug-resistant Salmonella enterica and its impact on health outcomes. Equine Vet J. 2018 Feb 27. doi: 10.1111/evj.12823. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29486062.

Martin: Aleman M, Finno CJ, Weich K, Penedo MCT. Investigation of known genetic mutations of Arabian horses in Egyptian Arabian foals with juvenile idiopathic epilepsy. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Nov 24. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14873. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29171123.


Comly: Vautravers G, Brandenberger O, Vitte A, Rossignol F. Articular sagittal and medial parasagittal patellar fracture repair using lag screws in two mature horses. Equine Vet Educ. 2018;30(1):31-6.

Pack: Groom LM, White NA 2nd, Adams MN, Barrett JG. Accuracy of open magnetic resonance imaging for guiding injection of the equine deep digital flexor tendon within the hoof. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2017 Nov;58(6):671-678. doi: 10.1111/vru.12523. Epub 2017 Jul 6. PubMed PMID: 28681515.

Townsend: Tucker R, Piercy RJ, Dixon JJ, Muir CF, Smith KC, Potter KE, Leaman TR, Smith RKW. Arthroscopic treatment for cervical articular process joint osteochondrosis in a thoroughbred horse. Equine Vet Educ. 2018;30(3):116-21.


Lacarrubba: Tscheschlok L, Venner M, Steward K, Böse R, Riihimäki M, Pringle J. Decreased clinical severity of strangles in weanlings associated with restricted seroconversion to optimized Streptococcus equi ssp equi assays. J Vet Intern Med.2018 Jan;32(1):459-464. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15037. PubMed PMID: 29377359; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5787152.

Townsend: Sgorbini M, Bonelli F, Papini R, Busechian S, Briganti A, Laus F, Faillace V, Zappulla F, Rizk A, Rueca, F. Equine gastric ulcer syndrome in adult donkeys: Investigation on prevalence, anatomical distribution, and severity. Equine Vet Educ. 2018;30: 206–210. doi:10.1111/eve.12747.


Martin: Magnusson CB, Poulsen KP, Budde JA, Hartmann FA, Aulik NA, Raabis SM, Moreira ASD, Darien BJ, Peek SF. Quality control of compounded crystalloid fluids for intravenous delivery to horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Nov 8. doi:10.1111/jvim.14864. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29114956.


Fisher: Hubbell JA, Aarnes TK, Lerche P, Bednarski RM. Evaluation of a midazolam-ketamine-xylazine infusion for total intravenous anesthesia in horses.  Am J Vet Res. 2012 Apr;73(4):470-5. doi: 10.2460/ajvr.73.4.470. PubMed PMID: 22452492.

Pitts: Biermann NM, McClure JT, Sanchez J, Doyle AJ. Observational study on the occurrence of surgical glove perforation and associated risk factors in large animal surgery. Vet Surg. 2018 Feb;47(2):212-218. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12757. Epub 2017 Dec 8. PubMed PMID: 29218807.

Segarra: Suarez-Fuentes DG, Tatarniuk DM, Caston SS, Kersh KD, Gillen AM, Hays AM. Tenotomy of the semitendinosus muscle under standing sedation versus general anesthesia: outcomes in 20 horses with fibrotic myopathy. Vet Surg. 2018 Feb 13. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12767. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29437241.


Anderson: RCVS Knowledge Summary: In horses with chronic laminitis, do venograms compared to plain radiographs give greater diagnositc or prognostic information?

Comly: Secor EJ, Gutierrez-Nibeyro SD, Horn GP. Biomechanical evaluation of modified laryngoplasty by use of a toggle technique for stabilization of arytenoid cartilage in specimens obtained from equine cadavers. Am J Vet Res. 2018 Feb;79(2):226-232. doi: 10.2460/ajvr.79.2.226. PubMed PMID: 29359970.


Martin: Brunsting JY, Pille FJ, Oosterlinck M, Haspeslagh M, Wilderjans HC. Incidence and risk factors of surgical site infection and septic arthritis after elective arthroscopy in horses. Vet Surg. 2018 Jan;47(1):52-59. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12699. Epub 2017 Oct 16. PubMed PMID: 29034493.

Segarra: Marcatili M, Voss SJ, Pollock PJ. Standing thyroidectomy in 10 horses. Vet Surg. 2018 Jan;47(1):86-92. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12744. Epub 2017 Nov 8. PubMed PMID: 29114900.


Gull: Walther B, Klein KS, Barton AK, Semmler T, Huber C, Wolf SA, Tedin K, Merle R, Mitrach F, Guenther S, Lübke-Becker A, Gehlen H. Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli and Acinetobacter baumannii among horses entering a veterinary teaching hospital: The contemporary "Trojan Horse". PLoS One. 2018 Jan 30;13(1):e0191873. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191873. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 29381714.

Lacarrubba: Saville WJA, Reed SM, Dubey JP, Granstrom DE, Morley PS, Hinchcliff KW, Kohn CW, Wittum TE, Workman JD. interobserver variation in the diagnosis of neurologic abnormalities in the horse. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Nov;31(6):1871-1876. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14822. Epub 2017 Sep 9. PubMed PMID: 28887894; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5697190.

Townsend: Tofflemire K, Whitley EM, Allbaugh R, Ben-Shlomo G, Griggs A, Strong T, Whitley RD. Effect of topical ophthalmic latanoprost 0.005% solution alone and in combination with diclofenac 0.1% solution in healthy horses: a pilot study. Vet Ophthalmol. 2017 Sep;20(5):398-404. doi: 10.1111/vop.12439. Epub 2016 Oct 28. PubMed PMID: 27791324.


Townsend: Nixon AJ, Sparks HD, Begum L, McDonough S, Scimeca MS, Moran N, Matthews GL. Matrix-Induced Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (MACI) using a cell-seeded collagen membrane improves cartilage healing in the equine model. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Dec 6;99(23):1987-1998. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.00603. PubMed PMID: 29206788.


Johnson: Setlakwe EL, Sweeney R, Engiles JB, Johnson AL. Identification of Bartonella henselae in the liver of a thoroughbred foal with severe suppurative cholangiohepatitis. J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Jul-Aug;28(4):1341-5. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12372. Epub 2014 May 9. PubMed PMID: 24814868; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4857942.

Scharf: Everett JB, Schumacher J, Doherty TJ, Black RA, Amelse LL, Krawzel P, Coetzee JF, Whitlock BK. Effects of stacked wedge pads and chains applied to the forefeet of Tennessee Walking Horses for a five-day period on behavioral and biochemical indicators of pain, stress, and inflammation. Am J Vet Res. 2018 Jan;79(1):21-32.doi: 10.2460/ajvr.79.1.21. PubMed PMID: 29287151.

Segarra: Bush J, van den Boom R, Franklin S. Comparison of aloe vera and omeprazole in the treatment of equine gastric ulcer syndrome. Equine Vet J. 2018 Jan;50(1):34-40. doi: 10.1111/evj.12706. Epub 2017 Jul 12. PubMed PMID: 28555939.

Equine Journal Club: Fall 2017

PubMed Collection of Articles (Fall 2011 - Spring/Summer 2020)


Johnson: Pusterla N, Holzenkaempfer N, Mapes S, Kass P. Prevalence of equine coronavirus in nasal secretions from horses with fever and upper respiratory tract infection. Vet Rec. 2015 Sep 19;177(11):289. doi: 10.1136/vr.103263. Epub 2015 Aug 10. PubMed PMID: 26260064.

Segarra: Rouff AA, Lager GA, Arrue D, Jaynes J. Trace elements in struvite equine enteroliths: Concentration, speciation and influence of diet. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2018 Jan;45:23-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2017.09.019. Epub 2017 Sep 19. PubMed PMID: 29173479.

Townsend: Sherman AB, Gilger BC, Berglund AK, Schnabel LV. Effect of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells and stem cell supernatant on equine corneal wound healing in vitro. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2017 May 25;8(1):120. doi: 10.1186/s13287-017-0577-3. PubMed PMID: 28545510; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5445363.


Pitts: Espinosa P, Nieto JE, Estell KE, Kass PH, Aleman M. Outcomes after medical and surgical interventions in horses with temporohyoid osteoarthropathy. Equine Vet J. 2017 Nov;49(6):770-775. doi: 10.1111/evj.12701. Epub 2017 Jul 3. PubMed PMID:28517110.


Lacarrubba: Grant MJ, Barnett TP. Iatrogenic fracture of the premaxilla during standing exodontia. Equine Vet Educ. 2017;29: 584–588. doi:10.1111/eve.12659

Martin: Valberg SJ, Nicholson AM, Lewis SS, Reardon RA, Finno CJ. Clinical and histopathological features of myofibrillar myopathy in Warmblood horses. Equine Vet J. 2017 Nov;49(6):739-745. doi: 10.1111/evj.12702. Epub 2017 Jun 26. PubMed PMID: 28543538; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5640499.


Anderson: Open Access

Comly: Goehring LS, Brandes K, Ashton LV, Wittenburg LA, Olea-Popelka FJ, Lunn DP, Soboll Hussey G. Anti-inflammatory drugs decrease infection of brain endothelial cells with EHV-1 in vitro. Equine Vet J. 2017 Sep;49(5):629-636. doi:10.1111/evj.12656. Epub 2017 Jan 17. PubMed PMID: 27864898.


Segarra: Rijkenhuizen ABM, van der Harst MR. Castration in the standing horse combining laparoscopic and conventional techniques. Equine Vet J. 2017 Nov;49(6):776-779.doi: 10.1111/evj.12681. Epub 2017 Apr 19. PubMed PMID: 28295560.


Pitts: Ladefoged S, Grulke S, Busoni V, Serteyn D, Salciccia A, Verwilghen D. Modified Thomas splint-cast combination for the management of limb fractures in small equids. Vet Surg. 2017 Apr;46(3):381-388. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12612. Epub 2017 Feb 1. PubMed PMID: 28145569.


Pitts: McGivney CL, Sweeney J, David F, O'Leary JM, Hill EW, Katz LM. Intra- and interobserver reliability estimates for identification and grading of upper respiratory tract abnormalities recorded in horses at rest and during overground endoscopy. Equine Vet J. 2017 Jul;49(4):433-437. doi: 10.1111/evj.12653. Epub 2016 Dec 15. PubMed PMID: 27859573.

Townsend: Jørgensen E, Bay L, Bjarnsholt T, Bundgaard L, Sørensen MA, Jacobsen S. The occurrence of biofilm in an equine experimental wound model of healing by secondary intention. Vet Microbiol. 2017 May;204:90-95. doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2017.03.011. Epub 2017 Mar 9. PubMed PMID: 28532812.


Segarra: Hollis AR. Radiotherapy for the treatment of periocular tumours in the horse. Equine Vet Educ.2017; doi:10.1111/eve.12817


Pitts: Jones ARE, Ragle CA, Anderson D, Scott C. Laparoscopic evaluation of the small intestine in the standing horse: Technique and effects. Vet Surg. 2017 Aug;46(6):812-820. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12664. Epub 2017 Apr 29. PubMed PMID: 28460413.

Segarra: Vallone L, Scott E, Irby N. The conjunctival crypt of the equine third eyelid. Equine Vet Educ. 2017;doi:10.1111/eve.12819


Bernier-Gosselin: Ujvari S, Schwarzwald CC, Fouché N, Howard J, Schoster A. validation of a point-of-care quantitative equine IgG turbidimetric immunoassay and comparison of IgG concentrations measured with radial immunodiffusion and a point-of-care IgG ELISA. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Jul;31(4):1170-1177. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14770. Epub2017 May 31. PubMed PMID: 28561898; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5508326.

Townsend: Earley ET, Rawlinson JR, Baratt RM, Galloway SS, Smedley RC, Scarlett JM, Refsal KR, Dotzel AR, Cox VS, Perkins GA. Hematologic, biochemical, and endocrine parameters in horses with tooth resorption and hypercementosis. J Vet Dent. 2017 Sep;34(3):155-160. doi: 10.1177/0898756417717039. PubMed PMID: 28814178.


Johnson: Fouché N, Gerber V, Gorgas D, Marolf V, Grouzmann E, van der Kolk JH, Navas de Solis C. Catecholamine Metabolism in a Shetland Pony with Suspected Pheochromocytoma and Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Nov;30(6):1872-1878. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14606. Epub 2016 Nov 7. PubMed PMID:27859749; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5115182.

Pitts: Bauck AG, Easley JT, Cleary OB, Graham S, Morton AJ, Rötting AK, Schaeffer DJ, Smith AD, Freeman DE. Response to early repeat celiotomy in horses after a surgical treatment of jejunal strangulation. Vet Surg. 2017 Aug;46(6):843-850.doi: 10.1111/vsu.12670. Epub 2017 May 29. PubMed PMID: 28556997.


Lacarrubba: Bertin FR, de Laat MA. The diagnosis of equine insulin dysregulation. Equine Vet J. 2017 Sep;49(5):570-576. doi: 10.1111/evj.12703. Epub 2017 Jun 23. Review. PubMed PMID: 28543410.

Martin: Gratwick Z, Viljoen A, Page PC, Goddard A, Fosgate GT, Lyle CH. A comparison of the effects of a 4% modified fluid gelatin and a 6% hydroxyethyl starch on haemodilution, colloid osmotic pressure, haemostasis and renal parameters in healthy ponies. Equine Vet J. 2017 May;49(3):363-368. doi: 10.1111/evj.12594.Epub 2016 Jul 28. PubMed PMID: 27258662.

Scharf: Ness SL, Frye AH, Divers TJ, Rishniw M, Erb HN, Brooks MB. Randomized placebo-controlled study of the effects of Yunnan Baiyao on hemostasis in horses.Am J Vet Res. 2017 Aug;78(8):969-976. doi: 10.2460/ajvr.78.8.969. PubMed PMID:28738008.

Equine Journal Club: Spring/Summer 2017

PubMed Collection of Articles (Fall 2011 - Spring/Summer 2020)


Pack: Knuchell JA, Spriet M, Galuppo LD, Katzman SA. Fracture of the central tarsal bone in nonracehorses: four cases. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2016 Jul;57(4):403-9.doi: 10.1111/vru.12352. Epub 2016 Mar 1. PubMed PMID: 26929208.

Pitts: Kilcoyne I, Dechant JE, Spier SJ, Spriet M, Nieto JE. Clinical findings and management of 153 horses with large colon sand accumulations. Vet Surg. 2017 Aug;46(6):860-867. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12679. Epub 2017 Jun 19. PubMed PMID:28626911.

Townsend: Huppes T, Hermans H, Ensink JM. A retrospective analysis of the risk factors for surgical site infections and long-term follow-up after transpalpebral enucleation in horses. BMC Vet Res. 2017 Jun 2;13(1):155. doi: 10.1186/s12917-017-1069-5. PubMed PMID: 28578668; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC5457630.


Martin: Southwood LL, Lindborg S, Myers M, Aceto HW. Influence of Salmonella status on the long-term outcome of horses after colic surgery. Vet Surg. 2017 Aug;46(6):780-788. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12660. Epub 2017 Apr 29. PubMed PMID:28462509.

Segarra: Davis AM, Fan X, Shen L, Robinson P, Riggs CM. Improved radiological diagnosis of palmar osteochondral disease in the Thoroughbred racehorse. Equine Vet J. 2017 Jul;49(4):454-460. doi: 10.1111/evj.12636. Epub 2016 Oct 13. PubMed PMID:27566990.


Johnson: Sykes BW, Kathawala K, Song Y, Garg S, Page SW, Underwood C, Mills PC. Preliminary investigations into a novel, long-acting, injectable, intramuscular formulation of omeprazole in the horse. Equine Vet J. 2017 Apr 11. doi:10.1111/evj.12688. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28397996.

Segarra: Hallowell GD. Medical management of large colonic impactions. Equine Vet Educ. 2017;29:385–390. doi: 10.1111/eve.12530.

Whelchel: Léguillette R, Tohver T, Bond SL, Nicol JA, McDonald KJ. Effect of dexamethasone and fluticasone on airway hyperresponsiveness in horses with inflammatory airway disease. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Jul;31(4):1193-1201. doi:10.1111/jvim.14740. Epub 2017 May 31. PubMed PMID: 28568169; PubMed CentralPMCID: PMC5508307.


Pitts: Brandenberger O, Rossignol F, Perkins JD, Lechartier A, Mespoulhès-Rivière C, Vitte A, Rossignol A, Ducharme N, Boening KJ. Ex vivo biomechanical stability of 5 cricoid-suture constructs for equine laryngoplasty. Vet Surg. 2017 Jul;46(5):705-713. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12671. Epub 2017 May 12. PubMed PMID:28498552.


Bernier-Gosselin: Mittelman NS, Divers TJ, Engiles JB, Gerhold R, Ness S, Scrivani PV, Southard T, Johnson AL. Parelaphostrongylus tenuis cerebrospinal nematodiasis in a horse with cervical scoliosis and meningomyelitis. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 May;31(3):890-893. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14691. Epub 2017 Mar 20. PubMed PMID:28317172; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5435076.

Martin: Jonsdottir S, Svansson V, Stefansdottir SB, Mäntylä E, Marti E, Torsteinsdottir S. Oral administration of transgenic barley expressing a Culicoides allergen induces specific antibody response. Equine Vet J. 2017 Jul;49(4):512-518. doi: 10.1111/evj.12655. Epub 2016 Dec 16. PubMed PMID: 27859584.

Townsend: Gerding JC, Gilger BC. Prognosis and impact of equine recurrent uveitis. Equine Vet J. 2016 May;48(3):290-8. doi: 10.1111/evj.12451. Epub 2015 Jul 15. PubMed PMID: 25891653.


Pitts: Lawless SP, Werner LA, Baker WT, Hunt RJ, Cohen ND. Duodenojejunal mesenteric rents: Survival and complications after surgical correction in 38 broodmares (2006-2014). Vet Surg. 2017 Apr;46(3):367-375. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12611. Epub 2017 Feb 1. PubMed PMID: 28145577.


Pack: Partlow J, David F, Hunt LM, Relave F, Blond L, Pinilla M, Lavoie JP. Comparison of thoracic ultrasonography and radiography for the detection of induced small volume pneumothorax in the horse. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2017 May;58(3):354-360. doi: 10.1111/vru.12480. Epub 2017 Mar 6. PubMed PMID:28264227.

Scharf: Calzetta L, Roncada P, di Cave D, Bonizzi L, Urbani A, Pistocchini E, Rogliani P, Matera MG. Pharmacological treatments in asthma-affected horses: A pair-wise and network meta-analysis. Equine Vet J. 2017 Mar 10. doi: 10.1111/evj.12680.[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28295526.


Pitts: Espinosa P, Le Jeune SS, Cenani A, Kass PH, Brosnan RJ. Investigation of perioperative and anesthetic variables affecting short-term survival of horses with small intestinal strangulating lesions. Vet Surg. 2017 Apr;46(3):345-353.doi: 10.1111/vsu.12618. Epub 2017 Feb 2. PubMed PMID: 28152199.

Whelchel: Ploeg M, Saey V, van Loon G, Delesalle C. Thoracic aortic rupture in horses. Equine Vet J. 2017 May;49(3):269-274. doi: 10.1111/evj.12641. Epub 2016 Nov 24. Review. PubMed PMID: 27783422.


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Lacarrubba: Arroyo MG, Slovis NM, Moore GE, Taylor SD. Factors Associated with Survival in 97 Horses with Septic Pleuropneumonia. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 May;31(3):894-900. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14679. Epub 2017 Mar 8. PubMed PMID: 28271546; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5435057.

Martin: Swiderski CE, Hunter CL, Bowser JE, Costa LR, Claude A, Eddy AL, Bright LA. Deciphering the role of bronchial hyper-responsiveness in equine pasture asthma. J Equine Vet Sci. 2017;52:29-35.


Pitts: Bracamonte JL, Thomas KL. Laparoscopic cryptorchidectomy with a vessel-sealing device in dorsal recumbent horses: 43 cases. Vet Surg. 2017 May;46(4):559-565. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12624. Epub 2017 Mar 3. PubMed PMID: 28256727.


Atkins: Mani RJ, Thachil AJ, Ramachandran A. Discrimination of Streptococcus equi subsp. equi and Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2017 Apr 1:1040638717702687. doi: 10.1177/1040638717702687. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28460559.


Pitts: Cox KS, Nelson BB, Wittenburg L, Gold JR. Plasma, subcutaneous tissue and bone concentrations of ceftiofur sodium after regional limb perfusion in horses. Equine Vet J. 2017 May;49(3):341-344. doi: 10.1111/evj.12614. Epub 2016 Aug 24.
PubMed PMID: 27458113.


Scharf: Moine S, Axiak Flammer S, de Jesus Maia-Nussbaumer P, Klopfenstein Bregger MD, Gerber V. Evaluation of the effects of performance dentistry on equine rideability: a randomized, blinded, controlled trial. Vet Q. 2017 May 10:1-13. doi: 10.1080/01652176.2017.1329598. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28488462.

Shoemake: Barton AK, Heinemann H, Schenk I, Machnik M, Gehlen H. Influence of respiratory tract disease and mode of inhalation on detectability of budesonide in equine urine and plasma. Am J Vet Res. 2017 Feb;78(2):244-250. doi:10.2460/ajvr.78.2.244. PubMed PMID: 28140635.


Bucy: Trela JM, Spriet M, Padgett KA, Galuppo LD, Vaughan B, Vidal MA. Scintigraphic comparison of intra-arterial injection and distal intravenous regional limb perfusion for administration of mesenchymal stem cells to the equine foot. Equine Vet J. 2014 Jul;46(4):479-83. doi: 10.1111/evj.12137. Epub 2013 Oct 8. PubMed PMID: 23834199.

Pitts: Shrauner B, Blikslager A, Davis J, Campbell N, Law M, Lustgarten M, Prange T. Feasibility and safety of lumbosacral epiduroscopy in the standing horse. Equine Vet J. 2017 May;49(3):322-328. doi: 10.1111/evj.12591. Epub 2016 Jul 4. PubMed PMID: 27178677.


Adkins: Rutenberg D, Venner M, Giguère S. Efficacy of Tulathromycin for the Treatment of Foals with Mild to Moderate Bronchopneumonia. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Apr 19. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14717. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28421633.


Pack: Byam-Cook KL, Henson FM, Slater JD. Treatment of periocular and non-ocular sarcoids in 18 horses by interstitial brachytherapy with iridium-192. Vet Rec. 2006 Sep 9;159(11):337-41. PubMed PMID: 16963712.


Johnson: Martin L, Koczera P, Zechendorf E, Schuerholz T. The Endothelial Glycocalyx: New Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches in Sepsis. Biomed Res Int. 2016;2016:3758278. Epub 2016 Sep 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 27699168; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5028820.

Martin: Dern K, Watts M, Werle B, van Eps A, Pollitt C, Belknap J. Effect of Delayed Digital Hypothermia on Lamellar Inflammatory Signaling in the Oligofructose Laminitis Model. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Mar;31(2):575-581. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14633. PubMed PMID: 28145603.

Millwood: Aleman M, Davis E, Knych H, Guedes A, Smith F, Madigan JE. Drug Residues after Intravenous Anesthesia and Intrathecal Lidocaine Hydrochloride Euthanasia in Horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Jul;30(4):1322-6. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14372. Epub 2016 Jun 30. PubMed PMID: 27362367; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5108439.


Millwood: Coomer RPC, Gorvy DA, McKane SA, Wilderjans H. (2016), Inguinal percutaneous ultrasound to locate cryptorchid testes. Equine Vet Educ. 2017;28:150–154. doi:10.1111/eve.12419.

Pack: Spriet M, Espinosa P, Kyme AZ, Stepanov P, Zavarzin V, Schaeffer S, Katzman SA, Galuppo LD, Beylin D. Positron emission tomography of the equine distal limb: Exploratory study. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2016 Nov;57(6):630-638. doi:10.1111/vru.12430. Epub 2016 Oct 4. PubMed PMID: 27699910.

Pitts: Nelson BB, Kawcak CE, Ehrhart EJ, Goodrich LR. Radiofrequency Probe and Sharp Transection for Tenoscopic-Guided Desmotomy of the Accessory Ligament of the Superficial Digital Flexor Tendon. Vet Surg. 2015 Aug;44(6):713-22. doi:10.1111/vsu.12328. Epub 2015 Apr 1. PubMed PMID: 25828667.


Bucy: Rampacci E, Passamonti F, Bottinelli M, Stefanetti V, Cercone M, Nannarone S, Gialletti R, Beccati F, Coletti M, Pepe M. Umbilical infections in foals: microbiological investigation and management. Vet Rec. 2017 Mar 17. pii:vetrec-2016-103999. doi: 10.1136/vr.103999. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28314783.

Scharf: Seabaugh KA, Selberg KT, Mueller PO, Eggleston RB, Peroni JF, Claunch KM, Markwell HJ, Baxter GM. Clinical study evaluating the accuracy of injecting the distal tarsal joints in the horse. Equine Vet J. 2017 Jan 20. doi:10.1111/evj.12667. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28106925.


Millwood: Grier-Lowe CK, Anthony J. Novel treatment of equine odontoclastic tooth resorption and hypercementosis of incisor teeth in a 22-year-old Arabian mare.Can Vet J. 2015 Aug;56(8):855-62. PubMed PMID: 26246633; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4502855.

Pitts: UpRichard K, Elce YA, Piat P, Beauchamp G, Laverty S. Outcome after arthroscopic treatment of lateral femoral trochlear ridge osteochondrosis in sport horses. A retrospective study of 37 horses. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2013;26(2):105-9. doi: 10.3415/VCOT-11-12-0182. PubMed PMID: 23238225.


Bernier-Gosselin: Roy MF, Kwong GP, Lambert J, Massie S, Lockhart S. Prognostic Value and Development of a Scoring System in Horses With Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Feb 16. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14670. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28207163.

Martin: Żuraw A, Dietert K, Kühnel S, Sander J, Klopfleisch R. Equine atypical myopathy caused by hypoglycin A intoxication associated with ingestion of sycamore maple tree seeds. Equine Vet J. 2016 Jul;48(4):418-21. doi: 10.1111/evj.12460. PubMed PMID: 25970235.

Pitts: Pusterla N, Magdesian KG, Mapes SM, Zavodovskaya R, Kass PH. Assessment of quantitative polymerase chain reaction for equine herpesvirus-5 in blood, nasal secretions and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid for the laboratory diagnosis of equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis. Equine Vet J. 2017 Jan;49(1):34-38. doi:10.1111/evj.12545. PubMed PMID: 26639080.


Pitts: Compagnie E, Drumm NJ, de Heer N, ter Braake F. An Alternative, Direct Approach for Arthroscopic Removal of Osteochondral Fragments in the Dorsal Pouch of the Proximal Intertarsal Joint of Horses. Vet Surg. 2016 Feb;45(2):182-6. doi:10.1111/vsu.12431. PubMed PMID: 26749057.


Adkins: Arroyo LG, Costa MC, Guest BB, Plattner BL, Lillie BN, Weese JS. Duodenitis-Proximal Jejunitis in Horses After Experimental Administration of Clostridium difficile Toxins. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Jan;31(1):158-163. doi:10.1111/jvim.14624. PubMed PMID: 27906466; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5259639.

Millwood: Kern I, Bartmann CP, Verspohl J, Rohde J, Bienert-Zeit A. Bacteraemia before, during and after tooth extraction in horses in the absence of antimicrobial administration. Equine Vet J. 2017 Mar;49(2):178-182. doi: 10.1111/evj.12581.PubMed PMID: 27062656.

Whelchel: Mizen K, Woodman J, Boysen SR, Wagg C, Greco-Otto P, Léguillette R, Roy MF. Effect of Dexamethasone on Resting Blood Lactate Concentrations in Horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Jan;31(1):164-169. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14630. PubMed PMID:28019037; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5259638.


Pitts: Barrett EJ, Rodgerson DH. Ultrasound assisted arthroscopic approach for removal of basilar sesamoid fragments of the proximal sesamoid bones in horses.Vet Surg. 2014 Aug;43(6):712-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2014.12180.x. PubMed PMID: 24689938.


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Shoemake: Coverdale JA, Hammer CJ, Walter KW. HORSE SPECIES SYMPOSIUM: Nutritional programming and the impact on mare and foal performance. J Anim Sci. 2015 Jul;93(7):3261-7. doi: 10.2527/jas.2015-9057. Review. PubMed PMID: 26439994.


Bucy: Jacobs CC, Levine DG, Richardson DW. Use of locking compression plates in ulnar fractures of 18 horses. Vet Surg. 2017 Feb;46(2):242-248. doi:10.1111/vsu.12607. PubMed PMID: 28146292.

Pitts: Lang HM, Nixon AJ. Arthroscopic removal of discrete palmar carpal osteochondral fragments in horses: 25 cases (1999-2013). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2015 May 1;246(9):998-1004. doi: 10.2460/javma.246.9.998. PubMed PMID: 25875672.


Bucy: Mercer-Bowyer S, Kersey DC, Bertone JJ. Use of fecal glucocorticoid and salivary cortisol concentrations as a measure of well-being of New York City carriage horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 Feb 1;250(3):316-321. doi: 10.2460/javma.250.3.316. PubMed PMID: 28117637.

Johnson: de Laat MA, van Haeften JJ, Sillence MN. The effect of oral and intravenous dextrose on C-peptide secretion in ponies. J Anim Sci. 2016 Feb;94(2):574-80. doi: 10.2527/jas.2015-9817. PubMed PMID: 27065127.

Lacarrubba: Andrews FM, Larson C, Harris, P. Nutritional management of gastric ulceration. Equine Vet Educ. 2017;29:45–55. doi: 10.1111/eve.12495


Bucy: Mitchell CF, Richbourg HA, Goupil BA, Gillett AN, McNulty MA. Assessment of tuber coxae bone biopsy in the standing horse. Vet Surg. 2017 Jan 23. doi:10.1111/vsu.12603. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28112812.

Pitts: Coomer R, McKane S, Roberts V, Gorvy D, Mair T. Small intestinal biopsy and resection in standing sedated horses. Equine Vet Educ. 2016;28:636–640. doi: 10.1111/eve.12582.


Millwood: Guedes A, Knych H, Hood D. Plasma concentrations, analgesic and physiological assessments in horses with chronic laminitis treated with two doses of oral tramadol. Equine Vet J. 2016 Jul;48(4):528-31. doi: 10.1111/evj.12448. PubMed PMID: 25832551.

Scharf: Sykes BW, Underwood C, Greer R, McGowan CM, Mills PC. The effects of dose and diet on the pharmacodynamics of omeprazole in the horse. Equine Vet J. 2016 Aug 24. doi: 10.1111/evj.12630. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27554924.

Whelchel: Bertin FR, Taylor SD, Bianco AW, Sojka-Kritchevsky JE. The Effect of Fasting Duration on Baseline Blood Glucose Concentration, Blood Insulin Concentration, Glucose/Insulin Ratio, Oral Sugar Test, and Insulin Response Test Results in Horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Aug 2. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14529. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27481572.