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Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 1994 Apr;10(1):237-65.

Management strategies for mares at risk for periparturient complications.

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  • 1University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, New Bolton Center, Kennett Square.

Abstract

Perinatal death accounts for a large percentage of foal mortality. The most serious threats to perinatal survival remain septicemia, hypoxia, and dysmaturity. Topics discussed in this article include biochemical indices of fetoplacental function and evaluation and management of the high-risk mare.

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8039034
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