Pferdeheilkunde – Equine Medicine

Official Organ of the German Veterinary Association, Section – Equine Medicine

Hans D. Lauk, Hartmut Gerhards, Heidrun Gehlen, Anton Fürst, Michael Röcken

Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH Baden-Baden

Prof. Heidrun Gehlen, Berlin
Dr. Hans D. Lauk, Baden-Baden

Editorial office
Dr. Andrea Schürg

Since 1985, Pferdeheilkunde – Equine Medicine publishes scientific articles from all fields of equine medicine in German and English language as well as abstracts of the international professional literature. The journal appears bimonthly.

Pferdeheilkunde – Equine Medicine   Issue 4/2022

Comparison of different medication protocols in horses with Equine Gastric Glandular Disease (EGGD) – a retrospective study

Vergleich verschiedener Medikationsprotokolle bei Pferden mit Equine Glandular Gastric Disease (EGGD) – eine retrospektive Studie

Röben L M, HauckeK, Hebel E-M, Vervuert I

Equine Asthma – Update on terminology, diagnosis and therapy

Equines Asthma – Update zu Terminologie, Diagnostik und Therapie

Barton A K, Gehlen H

Postnatal colostrum management and its impact on IgG blood levels of neonatal foals

Untersuchungen zum Vergleich postnataler Betreuungsmethoden und deren Einfluss auf den IgG-Gehalt im Blut neonataler Fohlen

Nissen A L, Schuberth H-J, Freise F, Weber C, Venner M

Preliminary assessment of left ventricular function by tissue Doppler imaging and two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography in horses with equine metabolic syndrome

Untersuchung der linksventrikulären Funktion mittels Spektral-Gewebedopplerechokardiographie und zweidimensionaler Speckle Tracking-Echokardiographie bei Pferden mit Equinem Metabolischem Symdrom

Gehlen H, Oeser S, Trachsel D S

Evaluation of the detection of antibodies against Lawsonia intracellularis and changes in serum biochemistry in foals with and without equine proliferative enteropathy

Beurteilung des Antikörpernachweises gegen Lawsonia intracellularis und blutchemischer Parameter bei Fohlen mit und ohne equine proliferative Enteropathie

Dohrmann J, Straub J, Wadephul R, Freise F, Pusterla N, Venner M

Effects of feeding and exercise changes on equine metabolic syndrome (EMS)

Auswirkungen von Fütterungs- und Bewegungsänderungen auf das Equine Metabolische Syndrom (EMS)

Gehlen H, Liertz S, Merle R

Four cases of atypical large and abaxial osteochondral fragments of the dorsal articular margin of the proximal phalanx in the metatarsophalangeal joint of Warmblood horses

Vier Fälle von atypischen großen und abaxialen osteochondralen Fragmenten des dorsalen Gelenkrandes der proximalen Phalanx im Mittelfussgelenk von Warmblutpferden

Kröhnert A G, Drumm N J


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Pre purchase examination protocol and contract form

Protocol- and contract form for the veterinary procedure and the juridical control of the equine pre- purchase examination. The contract form is edited by Pferdeheilkunde – Equine Medicine since 1987, re-edited regularly and published in both German and English language.