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Bandages and splints or casts are an essential component of wound management and, when used properly, can greatly aid healing. Improper application, however, may impede healing and be detrimental to the well-being or athletic future of the horse. Many different types of bandage materials exist and...

Author(s)
Elce, Y. A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Equine wound management, 2016, Ed. 3, pp 132-156
Abstract

A 16-year-old horse was admitted to the clinic of the Department of Surgery and Anesthesiology of Domestic Animals of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Ghent University) for the treatment of a very large, non-healing wound extending over the dorsomedial and dorsolateral aspects of the left...

Author(s)
Jordana, M.; Pint, E.; Martens, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2011, 80, 5, pp 343-350
Abstract

A mature horse was presented for investigation of severe acute hindlimb lameness with soft tissue swelling, a full thickness wound to the dorsal metatarsus and no other localising signs. Survey radiographs of the metatarsophalangeal region were unremarkable. Nuclear scintigraphy was required to...

Author(s)
Meehan, L. J.; Cillan-Garcia, E.; Parker, R.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2014, 2, 1, pp e000036
Abstract

The use and aims of various wound dressings are discussed. Application and indications in the horse vary according to the type and location of the wound as well as the nature and availability of the dressing material. Coaptation and immobilization are essential to promote healing in certain...

Author(s)
Gomez, J. H.; Hanson, R. R.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice, 2005, 21, 1, pp 91-104
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This study describes the clinical signs, structures involved, treatments used and outcome in horses with lacerations involving the pastern and heel bulb region of the distal limb. Medical records of horses that had sustained distal pastern or heel bulb lacerations from the Texas Veterinary Medical...

Author(s)
Dabareiner, R. M.; Janicek, J. C.; Honnas, C. M.; Crabill, M. A.
Publisher
American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), Lexington, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the 50th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, Denver, Colorado, USA, 4-8 December, 2004, 2004, pp 488-491
Abstract

The aim of the study was to determine whether a full-thickness equine coronary band graft can be successfully applied to acute wounds with excision of the coronary band and secondly, to describe the use of coronary band excision for the treatment of a clinical case of painful, abnormal hoof growth...

Author(s)
Smyth, T.; Roquet, I.; Plante, Y.; Hind, P.; Goslin, T.; Carmalt, J. L.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2015, 31, 2, pp 119-124
AbstractFull Text

The emergency care and transportation of fractured equine patients to trained veterinary hospitals are fundamental procedures for the success of its recovery. After the stabilization procedures, wound management, and, if possible, radiographic evaluation on the patient, external immobilization of...

Author(s)
Rosa, G. dos S.; Dearo, A. C. de O.
Publisher
Universidade Paranaense, Umuarama, Brazil
Citation
Arquivos de Ciências Veterinárias e Zoologia da UNIPAR, 2013, 16, 2, pp 169-183
Abstract

Skin lacerations on the hind legs of horses often cause large defects on the cranial surface of the hock and cannon regions. The treatment of these present significant logistic problems due to the amount of movement of the area and the difficulties of bandaging and immobilization, as well as a...

Author(s)
Frauenfelder, H.
Publisher
Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd, Newmarket, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2008, 20, 11, pp 587-595
AbstractFull Text

Despite the common occurrence of bone being exposed with wounds involving the distal extremities in horses, there has been little investigation into methods of stimulating coverage of exposed bone with granulation tissue. Rapid coverage of exposed bone with granulation tissue can decrease healing...

Author(s)
Hanson, R. R.
Publisher
American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), Lexington, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 2-6 December, 2006, 2006, pp 281-299
Abstract

The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of an allogeneic dermal equivalent (DE) as a treatment to traumatic wounds of the distal limbs of horses. Cutaneous wounds of 2 foals and 1 mare which failed to heal 8, 5 and 1 month, respectively, after injury were treated with DE. All wounds had ...

Author(s)
Froget, S.; Pujol, J. P.
Publisher
Les Haras Nationaux Direction du Développement, Paris, France
Citation
29ème Journée de la recherche équine, 26 février 2003, 2003, pp 93-101

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