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PUBLICATIONS

  1. The Horse Report. Volume 19, Number 4, Oct 2001.
  2. Van den Eynde H. The Belgian Draft Horse has Painful Limbs (Belgisch trekpaard heft zere benen). Science section of a Belgian newspaper "De Standaard" 2002; November 29.
  3. The Horse Report. Volume 21, Number 2, April 2003
  4. Verstraete J. The Belgian draft horse in danger (Belgisch trekpaard bedreigd). Gent Universiteit 2003;17(4):26-29.
  5. De Brauwer P. Health status of the limbs of Belgian draft horses (Gezondheid van de benen van trekpaarden). Landbouwleven February, 14th, 2003.
  6. Ferraro G. Chronic progressive lymphedema in draft horses. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science; 23(5):189-190.
  7. DeCock HEV, Affolter VK, Wisner ER, Larson RF, Ferraro GL. Lymphoscintigraphy of draught horses with chronic progressive lymphoedema. Equine Veterinary Journal 2006, 38 (2): 148-51.
  8. DeCock HEV, Affolter VK, Starcher B, Farber TB, van Brantegem L, Scheuch B, Ferrraro GL. Measurement of skin desmosine as an indicator of altered cutaneous elastin in draft horses with chronic progressive lymphedema. Lymphatic Research and Biology, 2006: Vol4 (2): 67-72.
  9. Young AE, Bower LP, Affolter VK, De Cock Hilde EV, Ferraro GL, Bannasch DL. Evaluation of FOXC2 as a Candidate Gene for Chronic Progressive Lymphedema in Draft Horses. Veterinary Journal 2007 Sep;174(2):397-9.
  10. Van Brantegem L, DeCock HEV, Affolter VK, Duchateau L, Govaere J, Ferrraro GL, Ducatelle R. Antibodies to elastin peptides in sera of warmblood horses at different ages. Equine Veterinary Journal; Equine Vet J. 2007 Sep;39(5):414-6.
  11. Van Brantegem L, DeCock HEV, Affolter VK, Duchateau L, Govaere J, Ferrraro GL, Ducatelle R. Antibodies to elastin peptides in sera of Belgian Draft horses with chronic progressive lymphedema. Equine Veterinary Journal; Equine Vet J. 2007 Sep;39(5):418-21.
  12. De Cock HE, Van Brantegem L, Affolter VK, Oosterlinck M, Ferraro GL, Ducatelle R. Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of Dermal Elastin of Draught Horses with Chronic Progressive Lymphoedema. J Comp Pathol. 2009, 140(2-3):132-139.


PRESENTATIONS:

Plant and Animal Genomes XV Conference, San Diego , CA ; International Society of Animal Genetics, 2007:

-Young, A.E., Affolter, V.K.,  DeCock, H.E.V., Ferraro, G.L., Bannasch, D.L.,Genetic Characterization of Chronic Progressive Lymphedema in Draft Horses: P607

6th Worldcongress of Veterinary Dermatology and Pre-congress day of the International society of Veterinary Dermatopathology, Hong-Kong, November 2009:

- Affolter VK, DeCock HEV: Review on progressive lymphedema in draft horses

- DeCock HEV, Baeten S, Affolter VK: Immunohistochemical characterization and description of the lymphatic system in horse skin. Veterinary Dermatology, 19 S: (ISVD-2): 82

- Vlamink L, DeCock H, Voesten H, Gasthuys F. Epidermal shaving for hyperpapillomatosis secondary to chronic progressive lymphoedema in Belgian draft horses; Veterinary Dermatology, 19 S: (P-51): 76