Results of plate fixation of type 5 olecranon fractures in 20 horses.

@article{Swor2006ResultsOP,
  title={Results of plate fixation of type 5 olecranon fractures in 20 horses.},
  author={Tamara M Swor and Jeffrey R. Watkins and Anne Marie Bahr and Kira L Epstein and Clifford M. Honnas},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={30-4}
}
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Previous olecranon fracture reports contain a small proportion of type 5 fractures, mostly treated with conservative therapy. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the clinical details and outcome of type 5 olecranon fractures in a large group of horses treated by tension band plate fixation and to compare results with other treatment methods. METHODS Medical records of 97 cases, including 32 (33%) classified as type 5, were reviewed. Subject details, history, radiographic… CONTINUE READING