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Epiglottic Entrapment in horses

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Epiglottic entrapment is a less common cause of inspiratory noise and exercise intolerance. Clinical signs of epiglottic entrapment include inspiratory and expiratory noise during exercise and poor performance.

Surgical correction of epiglottic entrapment is axial division of the aryepiglottic fold to free the epiglottis. Axial transection of the aryepiglottic fold may be performed by our Horses Epiglottic Entrapment safe cutting hook with successful results.