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Clinical Research Abstracts British Equine Veterinary Association Congress 2012

Volume 44 • Supplement 42 • September 2012

1 Foreword and Acknowledgements
1 BEVA Congress Sponsors
2 Abstracts
2 Carbon dioxide laser surgery with adjunctive photodynamic therapy as a treatment for equine peri-ocular sarcoid: outcome and complications in 21 patients
J. G. KEMP-SYMONDS
2 A novel approach to surgical advancement of the larynx (tie-forward procedure) using a minimally invasive technique
A.-R. PEARSON, B. O’MEARA AND B. BLADON
2 Predictive value of selected clinical variables as prognostic indicators for short-term survival in surgically treated horses with small intestinal strangulation
A. STEWART, T. H. WITTE, A. H. TAYLOR AND D. M. BOLT
3 Post operative ileus in 83 horses associated with primary large intestinal, caecal or small colon lesions in horses: a retrospective study (2000–2010)
A. KLOHNEN
3 Extraction of five maxillary cheek teeth in four horses using a minimally-invasive transbuccal extraction (MTE) technique
R. J. PASCOE
3 The incidence of acquired flexural deformity and unilateral club foot (uneven feet) in Thoroughbred foals
S. J. CURTIS, M. ROSBOTHAM AND J. D. REILLY
4 Bone biomarker variation in broodmare and foal pairs
A. J. BARTON, S. T. ANDERSON, L. J. KIDD AND R. M. GREER
4 Preimplantation factor (PIF*) displays developmental-related evolving immune anti-inflammatory response of equine endometrial explants in vitro
J. PADDISON, D. NASH AND E. BARNEA
5 Retrospective study of early pregnancy loss in Thoroughbred mares
L. HAMSTEAD, Y-M. CHANG, J. CROWHURST, Z. WISE, A. McGLADDERY, S. RICKETTS AND A. M. de MESTRE
5 Cheek tooth extractions (2005–2011): proportion requiring surgical exodontia; technique and complications (part of larger study reporting all results of cheek tooth extractions over 6 years)
C. J. PEARCE
5 Does harrowing have an effect on the mechanical properties of waxed sand with rubber or waxed sand with fibre arena surfaces?
C. A. TRANQUILLE, V. A. WALKER, L. ROEPSTORFF, E. HERNLUND AND R. C. MURRAY
6 Descriptive epidemiology of international endurance rides in 47 countries (2008–2011)
A. NAGY, J. MURRAY AND S. DYSON
6 Resource development suitable for equine disease surveillance
C. A. ROBIN, G. LO IACONO, S. GUBBINS, J. L. N. WOOD AND J. R. NEWTON
6 The effect of harrowing and watering on arena surface characteristics and kinematics of the working trot
V. A. WALKER, C. A. TRANQUILLE, L. ROEPSTORFF, C. LANDOLT, J. BRANDHAM, AND R. C. MURRAY
7 Horse demography and movements within mainland Great Britain (GB)
L. A. BODEN, T. D. H. PARKIN, J. YATES, D. MELLOR AND R. R. KAO
7 Prevalence of trypanosomiasis in a population of healthy working equidae in the Gambia, 2010
M. DUZ, L. J. MORRISON, P. J. POLLOCK, M. MURRAY AND D. G. M. SUTTON
7 The clinical management of EMS at the Philip Leverhulme Equine Hospital
A. B. HUDSON, C. McGOWAN AND R. MORGAN
8 Prevalence of clinical signs associated with endocrinopathies and laminitis in geriatric horses in the United Kingdom
J. L. IRELAND, C. M. McGOWAN, P. D. CLEGG, E. SMITH AND G. L. PINCHBECK
8 Extreme tachycardia and QRS broadening during exercise in horses with atrial fibrillation
T. VERHEYEN, A. DECLOEDT, N. van der VEKENS, E. SMIET, D. de CLERCQ AND G. van LOON
9 Influence of allele copy number on post exercise muscle enzyme activity in horses with type 1 polysaccharide storage myopathy (PSSM1)
R. J. NAYLOR, L. LIVESEY, J. SCHUMACHER, V. LUIS-FUENTES, C. MASSEY, N. HENKE, M. FERNANDEZ-FUENTE, K. BROCK AND R. J. PIERCY
9 Equine atypical myopathy: description of the outbreak in the Netherlands during autumn 2009 and spring 2010
C. M. WESTERMANN AND A. M. C. SAS
9 Magnetic resonance imaging of the hind feet of lame horses: distribution of lesions and clinical outcome
M. BIGGI AND S. DYSON
10 Validation and reliability of orthogonal ultrasonographic projection dimensions of the kidney in the horse
J. L. HABERSHON-BUTCHER, I. M. BOWEN AND G. D. HALLOWELL
10 Three-dimensional co-registration of nuclear scintigraphic and magnetic resonance images of the equine foot
C. A. TRANQUILLE, J. BREINGAN, S. N. COLLINS, S. J. DYSON, S. BLOOMER, S. ELLAM, D. I. WIMPENNY, J. HALL AND R. C. MURRAY
11 What histological features are represented by T1, T2* and fat suppressed signal intensity in the distal third metacarpal bone of Thoroughbred racehorses?
C. A. TRANQUILLE, M. J. PINILLA, A. S. BLUNDEN, T. D. H. PARKIN AND R. C. MURRAY
11 Cytological profiles of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid according to the sampled lung in Standardbred racehorses
M. DEPECKER, E. RICHARD, P-H. PITEL, G. FORTIER, C. LELEU AND A. COUROUCÉ-MALBLANC
11 Prevalence, recurrence, risk factors and effects on performance of epistaxis in racing Thoroughbreds in the UK: 914,849 starts (2001–2010)
A. D. THOMAS, M. J. GREEN, T. MORRIS, N. BOWEN AND G. D. HALLOWELL
12 The effect of exercise on circulating concentrations of inflammatory markers in normal and laminitis prone ponies
H. WRAY, J. ELLIOTT, S. R. BAILEY, P. A. HARRIS AND N. J. MENZIES-GOW
12 Large colon sand impactions in horses: 1996–2008
A. KLOHNEN
12 Topical cisplatin chemotherapy in three horses affected by canker
V. APPRICH AND T. LICKA
13 Association between enterolithiasis and equine gastric ulceration
A. KLOHNEN
13 Is the combined glucose and insulin test (CGIT) useful for evaluation of endocrinopathic laminitis and monitoring the response to treatment?
J. KEEN, C. STRATFORD AND C. LYLE
13 Interstitial brachytherapy with iridium-192 for the treatment of periocular sarcoids in horses
K. J. ROWLEY, R. MORGAN, F. MALALANA AND D. C. KNOTTENBELT
14 Saddle slip may be an indicator of the presence of hindlimb lameness
L. GREVE AND S. J. DYSON
14 A survey of analgesic usage in the donkey
N. J. GRINT, J. K. MURRAY, J. C. MURRELL AND H. R. WHAY
14 Factors associated with mortality and athletic function in horses treated surgically for synovial sepsis following foot penetration
J. A. FINDLEY, G. L. PINCHBECK, B. M. BLADON, J. BOSWELL, T. MAIR, P. I. MILNER, J. M. SUTHERS AND E. R. SINGER
15 Post operative synovial sepsis following endoscopic surgery: increased risk associated with the carpal sheath
A. E. HAWTHORN, B. S. FRASER, B. M. O’MEARA, F. M. JAMES, R. J. M. REARDON AND B. M. BLADON
15 Soft tissue injuries of the tarsocrural joint: a retrospective analysis of 30 cases evaluated arthroscopically
W. H. J. BARKER, M. R. W. SMITH, G. J. MINSHALL AND I. M. WRIGHT
16 Efficacy of a polyacrylamide hydrogel in horses with symptomatic osteoarthritis: an international multi-centre prospective study
A. TNIBAR, H. SCHOUGAARD, L. CAMITZ, J. RASMUSSEN, M. KOENE, W. JAHN AND B. MARKUSSEN
16 How does loss of digital sensory feedback affect locomotion in the horse?
A. LIEDTKE, S. MOORE, T. WITTE AND A. SPENCE
16 A retrospective study of nosocomial infections following emergency exploratory laparotomies
S. PREVOTEAU, E. GUIDI AND A. BENAMOU-SMITH
17 Proteomic profiling and absolute quantification of equine cartilage extracellular matrix
M. J. PEFFERS, R. J. BEYNON, D. J. THORNTON AND P. D. CLEGG
17 The microstructural response of SDFT tendon fascicles to applied strain is altered with ageing
C. T. THORPE, H. L. BIRCH, P. D. CLEGG AND H. R. C. SCREEN
17 Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus outbreak among horses and staff at a veterinary teaching hospital
A. STEINMAN, S. NAVON-VENEZIA, S. TIROSH-LEVI, S. MASARWA, A. ADLER, I. CHMELNITSKY, Y. CARMELI, E. KLEMENT AND M. J. SCHWABER
18 Investigation of the prevalence of Rhodococcus equi infection in horses’ stables in Baghdad province
K. AL-SALIHI, S. AL-IZZI AND A. AL-DARRAJI

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