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Table 1 An overview of the demographic data regarding the horses included in the study in the three different groups (clinically healthy, horses with mild gastrointestinal (GI) disease, and severe GI disease). The included parameters are; number of horses, age in years, bodyweight (BW) in kilograms (kg), sex, breed, and diagnosis. a Values are displayed as mean (minimum-maximum)

From: A pilot study evaluating the Calibrated Automated Thrombogram assay and application of plasma-thromboelastography for detection of hemostatic aberrations in horses with gastrointestinal disease

  Clinically healthy Mild GI disease Severe GI disease
Number of horses 10 9 15
Age a (years) 11.2 (4–22.8) 8.4 (5.9–12.9) 12.7 (4.8–24)
BW a (kg) 559.5 (411–687) 492.9 (311–606) 492.5 (139–700)
Sex 8 mares
2 geldings
5 mares
4 geldings
7 mares
8 geldings
Breed Standardbreds (n = 7)
Warm bloods (n = 2)
Unknown (n = 1)
Warm bloods (n = 5)
Icelandic horses (n = 2)
Pony (n = 1)
Unknown (n = 1)
Warm bloods (n = 7)
Frisian (n = 1)
Icelandic horses (n = 2)
Pony (n = 2)
Cold bloods (n = 2)
Diagnosis NA Large intestinal impactions (n = 6)
Large intestinal non-strangulating displacements (n = 3)
Peritonitis associated to the GI-tract (n = 2)
Acute colitis (n = 4)
Strangulated small intestine (n = 5)
Colon torsion (n = 1)
Severe gastric ulcers (n = 1)
Ruptured intestine (n = 2)