Digital radiography is up to 85% sensitive and 93% specific for diagnosing enterolithiasis in horses.
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Researchers found that enterolith location did not affect the number of complications that horses experienced.
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May 25, 2012
Digital radiography is up to 85% sensitive and 93% specific for diagnosing enterolithiasis in horses.... Read More
May 25, 2010
Researchers found that enterolith location did not affect the number of complications that horses experienced.... Read More
September 14, 2009
If your horse is at risk for intestinal stones or enteroliths (a common cause of obstruction-induced colic in horses), consider replacing an alfalfa-based diet with grass hay, said Diana M. Hassel, DVM, PhD, of Colorado State University.... Read More
June 02, 2008
Too much alfalfa, too little oat and grass hay, and limited access to pasture grazing are important factors that put horses at risk for developing enterolithiasis (intestinal stones that have the potential to cause colic). ... Read More
May 02, 2008
Colic, or abdominal pain, is a common ailment in horses. More than 70 causes can trigger colic, including gas distention, food impactions, intestinal tract spasms, and intestinal displacement or twists.One of themore exotic forms is... Read More
May 01, 2000
For the record: I've endured the agony of seeing a beloved horse go through not one, but two surgeries -- the first a colic surgery, the second to treat postoperative complications -- and it was hell. If you've been there, you know what I'm... Read More