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Articles by Michelle Henry Barton, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM

Michelle Henry Barton, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM

Meconium impaction in foals: clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment
June 1, 2009

It's one of the most common causes of colic in the newborn foal.

Inflammatory airway disease: When, how to perform a bronchoalveolar lavage
November 1, 2008

A BAL should not be performed on a horse with overt respiratory distress, tachycardia or pulmonary hypertension.

Is this foal septicemic?
May 1, 2008

Septicemia, defined as the systemic reaction caused by the presence of microorganisms or their toxins in the blood, often is cited as the most common reason for illness and death in the neonatal period.

A guide to differential diagnosis of arrhythmias in horses
February 1, 2008

It would be highly unusual for clinically significant cardiac disease to be present in a horse without a change in the heart rate, rhythm or the presence of a murmur.

Liver disease in the horse: diagnostic aids and differential diagnosis
July 1, 2007

Excessive use of corticosteroids has been reported to induce liver disease in the horse.

Liver disease in the horse: clinical signs and diagnostic aids
May 1, 2007

The clinical signs of hepatic insufficiency in horses are highly variable, nonspecific and depend on the extent and duration of hepatic disease.


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