The OARSI histopathology initiative - recommendations for histological assessments of osteoarthritis in the horse.

@article{Mcilwraith2010TheOH,
  title={The OARSI histopathology initiative - recommendations for histological assessments of osteoarthritis in the horse.},
  author={C W Mcilwraith and David D. Frisbie and Chris E. Kawcak and Catherine J Fuller and Maria Hurtig and Ailed Cruz},
  journal={Osteoarthritis and cartilage},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 Suppl 3},
  pages={S93-105}
}
OBJECTIVE Equine models of osteoarthritis (OA) have been used to investigate pathogenic pathways of OA and evaluate therapeutic candidates for naturally occurring equine OA which is a significant clinical disease in the horse. This review focuses on the macroscopic and microscopic criteria for assessing naturally occurring OA in the equine metacarpophalangeal joint as well as the osteochondral fragment-exercise model of OA in the equine middle carpal joint. METHODS A review was conducted of… CONTINUE READING