Off to the Races: Improved Surgery for "Bad Throats" Safe and Effective

Thoroughbred racehorses with obstructed respiratory tracts due to inflammation of the arytenoid cartilage or failed tiebacks treated via unilateral partial arytenoidectomy--a surgical technique that resolves the obstruction--are likely to return to racing within six months of the operation with few postoperative complications.

According to co-author Eric Parente, DVM, Dipl. ACVS,

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