Endocrine Diseases, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Equine Practice

By

  • Ramiro Toribio, DVM, MS, PhD, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

The equine practitioner will find this comprehensive issue packed with useful, practical information on endocrine diseases. Topics include disorders of calcium and phosphate metabolism, endocrinology of the neonate energy metabolism, endocrine dysregulation in critically ill foals and horses, magnesium disorders, equine metabolic syndrome, pars intermedia dysfunction (Cushing's disease), disorders of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal gland axis, evaluation of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal gland axis, disorders of the thyroid gland, endocrine response during exercise, hyperlipemia, anhidrosis, diabetes insipidus, ergopeptine alkaloids (fescue toxicosis) and equine pregnancy, and much more!
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Book information

  • Published: April 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-0518-4