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Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports
Advancements in veterinary medicine have resulted in an increased number of geriatric horses being presented for medical or surgical procedures that require general anesthesia. Due to the physiological changes associated with aging and the likelihood of concurrent disease conditions, the geriatric equine is at an increased risk during anesthesia. The main physiological changes associated with aging, and their impact on anesthesia, are discussed in this review.
Seddighi, Reza DVM, MS, PhD, Dip ACVA, cVMA, "Anesthesia of the geriatric equine" (2012). Faculty Publications and Other Works -- Large Animal Clinical Sciences.