A University of Pretoria veterinary specialist has performed what is believed to be the first dynamic neuroprosthesis on a horse in South Africa. The patient, a two-year-old racing filly, suffered from respiratory noise and exercise intolerance secondary to a laryngeal hemiplegia, which is one-sided paralysis of the larynx. Dr Juan Muñoz, senior lecturer in the Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, and Dr Felipe Corrêa, equine surgery resident, used a new technique to treat the horse.
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News articles with colour photos about what's happening at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria.