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Objective - To evaluate clinical findings, complications, and outcome of horses and foals with third metacarpal, third metatarsal, or phalangeal fractures that were treated with transfixation casting. Design - Retrospective case series. Animals - 29 adult horses and 8 foals with fractures of the...

Author(s)
Lescun, T. B.; McClure, S. R.; Ward, M. P.; Downs, C.; Wilson, D. A.; Adams, S. B.; Hawkins, J. F.; Reinertson, E. L.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2007, 230, 9, pp 1340-1349
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Objective - To report the outcome of surgical treatment of comminuted fractures of the proximal phalanx in horses. Design - Retrospective study. Animals - 64 horses diagnosed with fractures in Pennsylvania, USA between January 1983 to July 2001. Procedure - Medical records and radiographs were...

Author(s)
Kraus, B. M.; Richardson, D. W.; Nunamaker, D. M.; Ross, M. W.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2004, 224, 2, pp 254-263
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: Double plate fixation has been reported in a small number of horses with comminuted fractures of the middle phalanx. There are no published reports using this technique in the management of other injuries that destabilise the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIJ),...

Author(s)
McCormick, J. D.; Watkins, J. P.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2017, 49, 2, pp 211-215
Abstract

The third phalanx fractures are common in horses and should be considered as a differential diagnosis of pain, in distal limbs and are usually associated with trauma. The horse shows pain of acute onset, and moderate to severe lameness. The hoof and the region of the distal phalanx show heat and...

Author(s)
Deconto, I.; Fracaro, S. N.; Oliveira, E. M. G. das N.; Wouk, A. F. P. de F.; Craveiro Filho, C. R.; Dornbusch, P. T.
Publisher
Pontificia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Paraná, Brazil
Citation
Revista Acadêmica Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais, 2010, 8, 3, pp 353-357
Abstract

Objective - To determine the clinical applications, short and long-term survival, and complications of using transfixation pin casts for treatment of comminuted phalangeal fractures in adult horses. Design - Retrospective case series. Animals - 20 horses. Procedures - Medical records were reviewed...

Author(s)
Joyce, J.; Baxter, G. M.; Sarrafian, T. L.; Stashak, T. S.; Trotter, G.; Frisbie, D.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2006, 229, 5, pp 725-730
Abstract

A case of cominutive fracture of middle phalanx is reported in an adult horse. It was used external fixation by transfixation pinning and fiberglass cast associated to U apparatus. It was obtained efficient immobilization and fracture consolidation, but laminitis occurred like a complication.

Author(s)
Dória, R. G. S.; Freitas, S. H. de; Mendonça, F. de S.; Pires, M. A. M.; Santos, M. D. dos; Camargo, L. M. de
Publisher
Sociedade de Medicina Veterinaria do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 2010, 32, 1, pp 21-25
Abstract

Lameness is the main cause of sport horses' owners consulting equine veterinarians and one of the highest cause to send these animals to the reference hospitals. Long bones and joint fractures have the lesser rate of success, consequence of the hight cost of the treatment and poor prognosis....

Author(s)
Latorre, C. A. S.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Artrodese da articulação interfalangeana proximal de equinos: avaliação biomecânica comparativa da técnica com placa de compressão dinâmica de 4,5mm e três orificios, com dois parafusos transarticulares obliquos de 5,5mm e técnica com placa em "Y" de compressão bloqueada de 5,0mm e sete orificios, 2013, pp 86 pp.
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Author(s)
Miller, J.
Publisher
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zur Kenntnis der Kronbeinfrakturen beim Pferd, 2004, pp iv + 201 pp.
AbstractFull Text

The surgical repair of fractures in the proximal and middle phalanx and arthrodesis of the fetlock and interphalangeal joint of horses are described.

Author(s)
Ruggles, A. J.
Publisher
The North American Veterinary Conference, Gainesville, USA
Citation
Large animal. Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Volume 22, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2008, 2008, pp 218-220
AbstractFull Text

The present study was carried out in six mature hard working donkeys of both sexes. They were selected from the clinical cases admitted to the Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital, Assiut University during the period of 2007-2010. These animals suffering from chip fracture of the proximal phalanx. ...

Author(s)
Semieka, M. A.; Sadan, M. A.; Misk, T. N.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Citation
Journal of Advanced Veterinary Research, 2012, 2, 4, pp 244-246

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