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OBJECTIVES To determine the short- and long-term outcome for sport horses after arthroscopic treatment of osteochondrosis of the lateral trochlear ridge of the femur. METHODS A retrospective study was performed using the medical records of horses intended for use as English sport horses. Outcome was obtained through telephone questionnaire. RESULTS(More)
The main objective of this retrospective study was to describe clinical findings, management, and short- and long-term outcome in 27 horses that underwent various surgical techniques for esophageal disease. Surgical techniques (sometimes concurrently) performed were: esophagostomy (n = 14), esophagotomy with primary closure (n = 6), esophagomyotomy (n = 3),(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of an intra-articular (IA) lidocaine or bupivacaine injection on synovial fluid (SF) biomarkers of cartilage metabolism. STUDY DESIGN Experimental. ANIMALS Horses (n = 6). METHODS The study had 2 components, each with an identical design: the first arm assessed the effects of bupivacaine (0.5%) IA in the intercarpal(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare a knotless, barbed suture to standard suture using laparoscopic suturing methods in an ex vivo model of equine bladder repair. STUDY DESIGN Cadaveric study. SAMPLE POPULATION Equine cadaver bladders (n=42). METHODS A 5-cm incision was created and repaired in a laparoscopic training box with 4 different suture materials. Groups 1(More)
This prospective clinical study evaluates the effectiveness of an alcohol-based hand rub (Avagard™) for pre-surgical hand antisepsis in an equine hospital and compares it with traditional scrubbing technique using 4% chlorhexidine gluconate sponges and water. Prior to elective surgery, 3 board-certified surgeons were randomly assigned to hand antisepsis(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the frequency of undetected perforations in surgical gloves during equine surgery and to identify risk factors associated with occurrence. STUDY DESIGN Observational cohort study. SAMPLE POPULATION Surgical gloves-292 pairs. METHODS Water leak tests were performed on gloves after equine surgery to detect perforations. Fifty pairs(More)
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