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Abstract

Reasons for performing the study: A technique for minimally invasive repair of slab fractures of the third tarsal bone has not previously been reported. Results of third tarsal bone slab fracture repair in Thoroughbred racehorses are lacking. Objectives: To report the outcomes of repair of...

Author(s)
Barker, W. H. J.; Wright, I. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2017, 49, 2, pp 216-220
Abstract

Objective - To compare the mechanical shear strengths and stiffnesses obtained from in vitro testing of a simulated complete third carpal bone (C3) frontal plane radial facet slab fracture (osteotomy) stabilized with either a 4/5 Acutrak (AT) compression screw or a 4.5-mm AO cortical bone (AO) ...

Author(s)
Bueno, A. C. D.; Galuppo, L. D.; Taylor, K. T.; Jensen, D. G.; Stover, S. M.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2003, 32, 2, pp 167-177
Abstract

Two 3 years old Thoroughbred race horses were treated for slab fractures of the third carpal bone. Internal fixation using single, cortical 3.5 mm lag-screw, under arthroscopic control, was applied for surgical repair. The outcome was good, and after recovery both horses were put on training; one...

Author(s)
Samsel, J.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2010, 85, 5, pp 440-444
Abstract

A yearling standardbred female weighing 330 kg was examined for acute onset lameness involving lateral aspect of the left carpus. The dorsomedial-palmarolateral oblique view demonstrated the presence of a sagittal slab fracture of the fourth carpal bone. Some comminution was evident. On surgery, 2...

Author(s)
Field, J. R.; Zaruby, J. F.
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 1994, 35, 6, pp 371-372