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Internal fixation of a fractured axis in an adult horse


Gygax, D; Fürst, A; Picek, S; Kummer, M (2011). Internal fixation of a fractured axis in an adult horse. Veterinary Surgery, 40(5):636-640.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To report internal fixation of a fractured axis with a dynamic compression plate (DCP).
STUDY DESIGN:

Case report.
ANIMALS:

A 7-year-old Warmblood gelding.
METHOD:

Surgery was performed under anesthesia in sternal recumbency. After fracture reduction the complete transverse fracture in the cranial third of the axis was stabilized with a 7-hole 4.5 mm DCP. Optimal positioning of the plate and the length of the screws were facilitated by fluoroscopy. Recovery from anesthesia was supervised in a pool.
RESULTS:

The horse had an excellent outcome and returned to its previous activity level.
CONCLUSION:

Surgical treatment with fracture reduction and plate fixation enables normal bearing of the head and neck and improves neck flexibility soon after surgery.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To report internal fixation of a fractured axis with a dynamic compression plate (DCP).
STUDY DESIGN:

Case report.
ANIMALS:

A 7-year-old Warmblood gelding.
METHOD:

Surgery was performed under anesthesia in sternal recumbency. After fracture reduction the complete transverse fracture in the cranial third of the axis was stabilized with a 7-hole 4.5 mm DCP. Optimal positioning of the plate and the length of the screws were facilitated by fluoroscopy. Recovery from anesthesia was supervised in a pool.
RESULTS:

The horse had an excellent outcome and returned to its previous activity level.
CONCLUSION:

Surgical treatment with fracture reduction and plate fixation enables normal bearing of the head and neck and improves neck flexibility soon after surgery.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Veterinary Clinic > Equine Department
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
630 Agriculture
Language:English
Date:2011
Deposited On:01 Mar 2012 12:13
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 15:38
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN:0161-3499
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-950X.2011.00842.x
PubMed ID:21545463

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