The horse is placed in lateral recumbency with the affected limb uppermost.
Preparation for osteotomies
The patient is positioned in lateral recumbency. Placement of the limb up or down is determined by the configuration of the osteotomy needed. This is determined from the preoperative planning.
Surgical preparation for P2
Preparation for surgery of middle phalangeal fractures and injuries
Preparation for arthrodesis
The horse is placed in lateral recumbency with the effected limb up.