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Objectives: To determine scapular cortex thickness, distal scapular bone density and describe the exact suprascapular nerve course to evaluate the best plate position for the fixation of supraglenoid tubercle fractures in horses. Methods: Twelve equine cadaveric shoulders were examined with...

Author(s)
Frei, S.; Geyer, H.; Hoey, S.; Fuerst, A. E.; Bischofberger, A. S.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 2017, 30, 2, pp 99-106
Abstract

Fractures of the scapula are uncommon and the majority of these involve the supraglenoid tubercle in young horses 2 years of age or less. Scapula fractures of the neck or body are rare. Comminuted scapula fractures have been diagnosed in racing breeds (Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses) and a review ...

Author(s)
Auer, J. A.; Fürst, A. E.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2017, 29, 4, pp 184-195
Abstract

Three horses that were presented with supraglenoid tubercle fractures were treated with open reduction and internal fixation using distal femoral locking plates (DFLP). Placing the DFLP caudal to the scapular spine in order to preserve the suprascapular nerve led to a stable fixation, however, it...

Author(s)
Frei, S.; Fürst, A. E.; Sacks, M.; Bischofberger, A. S.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 2016, 29, 3, pp 246-252
Abstract

Shoulder injury is an uncommon cause of lameness in horses. Trauma to the shoulder region may produce bone and soft-tissue damage. The present study describes the case of a severe left shoulder injury caused by blunt trauma in a 6-year-old gelding. Clinical and ultrasonographic examination revealed ...

Author(s)
Carmona, J. U.; López, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2011, 31, 9, pp 506-510
Abstract

In 5 horses with fractures of the supraglenoid tubercle (tuber scapulae) presented from 6 weeks to 1 year after injury, clinical signs included lameness characterized by a shortened cranial phase of the stride and shoulder muscle atrophy. Radiographically, the fractures differed in the degree of...

Author(s)
Pankowski, R. L.; Grant, B. D.; Sande, R.; Nickels, F. A.
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 1986, 15, 1, pp 33-39
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Author(s)
Bleyaert, H. F.; Sullins, K. E.; White, N. A.
Citation
Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian, 1994, 16, 4, pp 531-536