Executive Editor: Jörg Auer

Authors: Lawrence Bramlage

Phalanges Fetlock joint, Disruption, Arthrodesis with tension band and wire

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Glossary

Preparation for arthrodesis

The horse is placed in lateral recumbency with the effected limb up.
For the traumatic indications of a fetlock arthrodesis, a tourniquet should never be used because of the vascular damage caused.

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