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Stifle injuries are increasingly recognised as a major cause of hind limb lameness and commonly affect the soft tissues of the joint in adult horses, making ultrasonography a vital part of diagnostic imaging of this joint. This article aims to provide an introduction to stifle ultrasonography. To...

Author(s)
Cauvin, E. R. J.; Smith, R. K. W.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
UK-Vet Equine, 2019, 3, 3, pp 86-92
Abstract

Articular osteochondrosis (OC) is commonly reported in horses but there are no reports of its prevalence in the Spanish Purebred (SP). The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence and characteristics of OC of the tarsocrural, dorsal metacarpo-metatarsophalangeal and femoropatellar...

Author(s)
Boado, A.; López-Sanromán, F. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2016, 207, pp 112-117
Abstract

Clinical, radiographic and arthroscopic evaluations were carried out in three Indian Thoroughbred horses with stifle lameness. Radiographic examination of the stifle joint did not show any bony lesions. Arthroscopic examination of the stifle joint revealed partial rupture of cranial cruciate...

Author(s)
Samar Halder; Kumar, R. S.; Subarna Ghosh
Publisher
West Bengal Veterinary Association, Kolkata, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Health, 2014, 53, 2, pp 123-127
Abstract

Background: Osteochondrosis is considered multifactorial in origin, with factors such as nutrition, conformation, body size, trauma and genetics thought to contribute to its pathogenesis. Few studies have investigated the effects of genetic variability of osteochondrosis in Thoroughbreds....

Author(s)
Russell, J.; Matika, O.; Russell, T.; Reardon, R. J. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2017, 49, 3, pp 282-287
Abstract

AIM: To characterize the prevalence and distribution of radiographic changes in the hocks and stifles of Thoroughbred yearling colts and fillies in New Zealand and compare them with other populations of young horses. METHODS: Repository radiographs taken in New Zealand for the 2003-2006...

Author(s)
Oliver, L. J.; Baird, D. K.; Baird, A. N.; Moore, G. E.
Publisher
New Zealand Veterinary Association, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2008, 56, 5, pp 202-209
Abstract

Objectives: To determine if arthroscopic surgery performed on weanlings/yearlings with trochlear ridge OCD of the femur (stifle OCD), or intermediate ridge of the tibia (tarsal OCD) detected on routine presale radiographs affects future racing performance. Study Design: Retrospective case control...

Author(s)
Clarke, K. L.; Reardon, R.; Russell, T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2015, 44, 3, pp 297-303
Abstract

For approximately 50 years "Osteochondrosis dissecans" (OCD) has been a known disease of the equine musculo-skeletal system which gains more and more attention. The origin of this dysfunction is multifactorial and up to present days causes have not clearly been identified. Different influential...

Author(s)
Beckmann, S.
Publisher
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Röntgenologische Untersuchung zur Osteochondrosis dissecans an Fessel-, Sprung- und Kniegelenken bei 85 Dülmener Wildpferden, 2010, pp 240 pp.
Abstract

The aim of this research was to evaluate the polymorphisms of selected genes and to find their potential effect on the occurrence of osteochondrosis in Polish Warmbloods (sport horse breeds). The study was conducted on a group of 198 horses subjected to official performance tests. Investigated...

Author(s)
Wypchło, M.; Korwin-Kossakowska, A.; Bereznowski, A.; Hecold, M.; Lewczuk, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2018, 49, 6, pp 623-627
Abstract

A 130 kg, 60-day-old Quarter Horse male foal presented with bilateral stifle effusion and severe left hindlimb lameness. Clinical examination and imaging including radiography, ultrasound and computed tomography revealed bilateral stifle trauma. Specifically, disruption of the left medial meniscus...

Author(s)
Santschi, E.; Younkin, J.; Girard, C.; Laverty, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2020, 32, 7, pp e87-e94
Abstract

The present study is part of an interdisciplinary research project. Its aim is to present more information about a presumably multifactorial disease like osteochondrosis dissecans (OCD). To serve this purpose, several teams were assembled. The present team took radiographs of Warmblood foals, their ...

Author(s)
Arnan, P.
Publisher
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Röntgenologische Reihenuntersuchung zur Osteochondrosis an Fessel-, Sprung- und Kniegelenken bei Zweijährigen Warmblutpferden eine Verlaufskontrolle, 2005, pp 128 pp.

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