Davos Courses

Executive Editor: Jörg Auer

Authors: Jörg Auer

Phalanges Distal phalanx, Extensor process, Resection

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Glossary

Aftertreatment

Small chips

The horse is kept in a box stall for 10 days. The bandage is changed after 2 days.
Follow up radiographs are usually taken at 60 days postoperatively before returning to training.
Intra-articular medications depend on surgeon’s preference and the degree of articular damage encountered during surgery.

Large fragments

The horse is kept in a box stall for 60 days. The bandage is changed after 2 days and then at 4-day intervals.

Intra-articular medications depend on surgeon’s preference and the degree of articular damage seen.

Follow up radiographs are usually taken at 60 days postoperatively. Progression of follow up management depend to a great extent upon the results of the follow up radiographic evaluation.

v1.3 2013-11-20