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Whilst surgical techniques involving the bovine digit have been documented as far back as the 19th century, there have been relatively few published studies comparing and contrasting surgical options and evaluating survival post-surgery, particularly in field conditions. Since the termination of...

Author(s)
Pedersen, S.
Publisher
The Dairy Group, Taunton, UK
Citation
2012 Cattle Lameness Conference, 2 May 2012, Worcester, UK, 2012, pp 29-38
Abstract

Digit amputation is a commonly performed surgery in cattle practice. The most frequent reason for digit amputation is septic pedal arthritis, but other indications include severe trauma, pedal osteitis, non-healing sole, wall or toe ulcers, osteomyelitis of P2, septic tenosynovitis of the distal...

Author(s)
Tomlinson, M. S.; Crilly, J. P.; Corbishley, A.; Hopker, A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2016, 4, 1, pp e000324
Abstract

The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of digit amputation on milk production and survival in the herd. 91 cows that had undergone a digit amputation (AMP group) between 1st April 2000 and 30th June 2007 were matched with 91 cows that had not had a digit amputation performed...

Author(s)
Pedersen, S. L.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Frampton-on-Severn, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2007, 15, 3, pp 256-260
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Objective - To study the effect of digit amputation on animal survival, and distribution of lesions on limbs, days in milk and parity in operated cows. Design - Retrospective descriptive study. Animals - Thirteen cows in a dairy herd consisting 1100 lactating Holstein cows. Procedures - Digit ...

Author(s)
Borujeni, A. K.; Vajdi, N.; Mohamadnia, A. R.
Publisher
Iranian Veterinary Surgery Association, Kermen, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Surgery, 2008, 3, 2, pp 33-38
Abstract

Assessment of lameness in cattle after foot surgery is important to monitor the recovery period, to improve the long-term success and the cows' welfare. This longitudinal multicenter retrospective study was carried out to evaluate the usefulness of automated tools of weight bearing and gait...

Author(s)
Buisman, L. L.; Alsaaod, M.; Bucher, E.; Kofler, J.; Steiner, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 12, pp e0209783
Abstract

Diseases of the bovine digit remain the major cause of painful lameness in cattle and commonly constitute a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for clinicians. Prompt surgical wound revision is critical in acute injuries. Deep infections may be treated with debridement, resection of tendons,...

Author(s)
Nuss, K.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Food Animal Practice, 2016, 32, 3, pp 753-775
Abstract

The objectives of the study were to evaluate the effects of digit amputation and arthrodesis surgery performed in the field on culling and milk production during the early postsurgical period. Cows from 3 commercial dairy farms in New York State were recruited for the study. A total of 49 cows on...

Author(s)
Bicalho, R. C.; Cheong, S. H.; Warnick, L. D.; Nydam, D. V.; Guard, C. L.
Publisher
American Dairy Science Association, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2006, 89, 7, pp 2596-2602
Abstract

Locomotion scoring (Sprecher et al., 1997) and measurements with a tri-axial accelerometric device were performed in 15 cows before and after digit amputation (Group 1_AMP) as well as in 26 lame cows with different lameness scores (Group 1_LAHM). The evaluated data of Group 1_AMP, documented...

Author(s)
Mangweth, G.; Schramel, J. P.; Peham, C.; Gasser, C.; Tichy, A.; Altenhofer, C.; Weber, A.; Kofler, J.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2012, 125, 9/10, pp 386-396
Abstract

Complicated claw diseases account for approximately 3% of the diseases of the bovine digit. They develop when the corium and subcutis barrier is overwhelmed and deeper structures are affected. Infections of the retro-articular area, in many cases originating from a sole ulcer or a white line...

Author(s)
Nuss, K.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2004, 85, 8, pp 586-593
Abstract

The aims of extra-mural studies (EMS) set out below reinforce the flexibility to tailor EMS to fit the individual student and get away from the idea that placements should always cover a breadth of species for each student. The survey was circulated to the 2012 and 2013 cohorts of graduates of UK...

Publisher
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, London, UK
Citation
Report of EMS survey 2013/14, 2014, pp 26 pp.

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