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- Bonilla-Gutiérrez, Andrés F.; López, Catalina; Carmona, Jorge U.
- Journal of equine veterinary science 2019 v.73 pp. 139-147
- bone marrow; disease course; etiology; horses; industry; ligaments; medical treatment; musculoskeletal diseases; stem cells; tendons
- ... Musculoskeletal disease is one of the primary causes of wastage in the equine industry. Tendons and ligaments are the most affected soft tissues in horses and also have the greatest clinical and economic relevance. Despite recent advances in the detection and management of tenodesmic injuries in horses, the incidence of these soft tissue lesions remains high. Meanwhile, the etiology of tenodesmic ...
- Wiśniewska, Marcjanna; Janczarek, Iwona; Piwczyński, Dariusz
- Journal of equine veterinary science 2019 v.73 pp. 37-42
- diabetes; elderly; gerontology; hippotherapy; horses; humans; laboratory animals; longevity; muscular diseases; people; polysaccharides
- ... This article presents an overview of the literature on aging in the context of human–horse similarities and describes the role of animal models in the study of human geriatrics. For any given comparative aging study, the choice of a specific animal species is based on the physiological and pathophysiological resemblance of the aging process in animals and humans. In horses, the physique of the bod ...