Executive Editor: Jörg Auer

Authors: Anton Fürst

Horse CMF

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Glossary

Parietal bone fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Nonsurgical fracture management Financial constraints/salvage procedure Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only
Flap fix Best treatment outcomes Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Fractures of the paracondylar process

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Resection Prevention of late complications Some specialized surgical experience Basic equipment only

Frontal, nasal and maxillary bone fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Wire fixation Financial constraints Some specialized surgical experience Basic equipment only
Plate fixation In presence of bone defects Some specialized surgical experience Full specialized surgical and imaging resources
Flap fix No financial constraints Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Orbital fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Wire fixation Simple fractures Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Simple surgical and imaging resources
Plate fixation In presence of comminution Some specialized surgical experience Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Suture periostitis

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Nonsurgical management Slight or minimal periostitis Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only
Plate fixation Severe periostitis with some instability Some specialized surgical experience Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Incisive bone fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Wire fixation Stabilize the fragments to facilitate eating Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only

Horizontal ramus/interdental space: Unilateral fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Wire fixation Financial constraints Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only
Plate fixation Minimally displaced fractures Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Pinless external fixator Alternative invasive technique Some specialized surgical experience Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Horizontal ramus/interdental space: Bilateral fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Plate fixation Minimally displaced fractures Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
U-shaped splint Displaced unstable fractures (and no plates available) Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Basic equipment only
Fixation using PMMA compounds When only wires are available (reinforced wire fixation) Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only
External fixator Alternative invasive technique Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Fractures of the vertical ramus

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Nonsurgical fracture management Minimal dislocation Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only
Plate fixation In presence of severe dislocation or unstable fractures Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Unilateral rostral fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Wire fixation Stabilize the fragments Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only

Bilateral rostral fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Wire fixation Stabilize the fragments Some specialized surgical experience Basic equipment only
*Skill
Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Some specialized surgical experience Some specialized surgical experience
Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Highly experienced and skilled surgeon
*Equipment
Basic equipment only Basic equipment only
Simple surgical and imaging resources Simple surgical and imaging resources
Full specialized surgical and imaging resources Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

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