Abstracts and Studies
|First Posted: Jan 13, 2010|
Nov 6, 2014
Treatment of Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis by Arthrodesis in 12 Horses
Veterinary Surgery/Treatment of Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis by Arthrodesis in 12 Horses
"...Presented in part at the 2003 Western Canadian Association of Equine Practitioners, Calgary, AB, Canada, January 2003; 2003 American College of Veterinary Surgeons Symposium, Washington, DC, October 2003; and 2004 Veterinary Orthopedic Society, Big Sky Montana, February 2004. ...
Objective: To evaluate arthrodesis as a treatment for carpometacarpal joint osteoarthritis (CMC-OA). ...
...Conclusion: A drilling technique that produced CMC arthrodesis, allowed most horses to return to their original activity and was considered successful by all clients."
Clinical Relevance: Arthrodesis of the CMC joint should be considered a treatment option for CMC-OA.Submitted December 2008; Accepted June 2009
DIGITAL OBJECT IDENTIFIER (DOI)
10.1111/j.1532-950X.2009.00590.x About DOI