Surgical treatment of lameness.

  title={Surgical treatment of lameness.},
  author={Andr{\'e} Desrochers and David E Anderson and G St-jean},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice},
  volume={17 1},
          143-58, vii
Digital diseases are commonly seen in cattle. Cattle affected by digital disorders do not always respond to conservative therapy and require surgery. Surgical procedures for the common digital disorders are described, with emphasis on the different approaches to the distal interphalangeal joint.