TITLE

Repair of hock fractures in racing greyhounds

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, J. M.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;10/17/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 16, p477
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how to repair the hock fractures in racing greyhounds. It describes the procedure carried out in greyhound under general anaesthesia. It uses a cream containing an anti-inflammatory drug to reduce the traumatic skin reaction. Radiography is important as a guide to identify the optimal positions of injury. It suggests that the common approach to treating this type of injury is either to use casting or screw osteosynthesis.
ACCESSION #
45121996

Tags: VETERINARY orthopedics;  RACING greyhound;  FRACTURES;  BONES -- Wounds & injuries -- Treatment;  ANIMAL health

 

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