Platelets Might Play Early Role in Laminitis

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Laminitis begins well before clinical signs occur, at the cellular or even the molecular level, and addressing platelets might be a key to prevention or early treatment. Jamie Textor, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, an equine surgeon and PhD candidate at the University of California, Davis, spoke about the role of platelets in laminitis during the Sept. 17-18 Laminitis West Conference, in Monterey, Calif.

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