Lag screw fixation of a sagittal fracture of the talus in the horse

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Abstract

This is a report of the surgical technique used to repair a non-displaced, complete sagittal fracture of the talus in a horse utilizing lag screw compression. A review of tarsal fractures in horses along with the history, clinical signs, and diagnostic workup which led to the diagnosis of a previously unreported type of tarsal fracture is presented. The horse presented in this report, returned to race successfully but at a lower level of competition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)108-112
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Equine Veterinary Science
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Equine

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