In addition to colic cases, internal medicine specializes in evaluation of horses with other gastrointestinal diseases, respiratory problems, equine endocrinology and metabolic disorders, and liver, kidney, and neurologic diseases.
At NEEMSC, a dedicated isolation facility is used for contagious infectious disease cases and a specialized neonatology unit is available for foals with failure of passive transfer (FPT), neonatal maladjustment syndrome (NMS), and septicemia.
Internal Medicine specialty diagnostics include:
- ultrasonography of the thorax and abdomen
- respiratory and urinary endoscopy
- neurologic evaluations and cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) sampling
Our veterinarians can examines horses for:
- Colic/Abdominal Pain
- Respiratory Disorders
- Weight Loss
- Foal Illness/Weak Foals
- Skin Disorders
- Neurological disorders
- Urinary Disorders
- Gastric Ulcers
- Endocrine Disorders
We also coordinate intensive-care treatment of post-operative colic cases and maintain intensive-care treatment of weak, ill new-born foals.