Repair of an Ulnar Fracture With Radial Luxation in a Horse

STEVE B. LEVINE, Dennis Meagher

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Abstract

An ulnar fracture with radial luxation (Monteggia fracture) was repaired in a horse. Reduction of the radial luxation was difficult, requiring 2 incisions, limb traction, neuromuscular blockade, and direct radial manipulation. The ulnar fracture was repaired by use of a dynamic compression plate. Three months postoperatively, the horse was free of any apparent lameness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)58-60
Number of pages3
JournalVeterinary Surgery
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

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  • veterinary(all)

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