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dc.contributor.authorHuggler, Kate E.
dc.description.abstractThis report describes the diagnosis and treatment of a 9 year old Thoroughbred gelding that presented to the Cornell University Equine Hospital with excessive coughing following a prosthetic laryngoplasty (tie-back) surgery. The horse in this report had a one-year history of making upper respiratory noise during exercise, was diagnosed with left laryngeal hemiplegia by the referring veterinarian (rDVM), and subsequently a laryngoplasty was performed. Post-operatively, the gelding displayed uncontrollable coughing episodes, which progressed over time. He was referred to the Cornell University Equine Hospital for persistent coughing and aspiration. Following a diagnostic work-up, the patient was diagnosed with dysphagia and aspiration pneumonia. In addition to medical treatment for pneumonia, the gelding received left vocal fold injections with RADIESSE® Voice, calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) microspheres, as a novel treatment for dysphagia.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior seminar paper
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSeminar SF610.1 2013
dc.subjectHorses -- Diseases -- Case studiesen_US
dc.titleDysphagia in a horseen_US
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