Executive Editor: Jörg Auer

Authors: Jörg Auer

Horse Scapula

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Glossary

Supraglenoid tubercle 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
Resection Financial constraints/salvage procedure Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Basic equipment only
Screw fixation Restore full function Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Basic equipment only
Plate fixation Restore full function Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Scapular neck fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Plate fixation Restore full function Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Simple surgical and imaging resources

Scapular body 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
Plate fixation Restore full function Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Simple surgical and imaging resources

Degenerative scapulohumeral joint disease

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Shoulder arthrodesis Advanced degenerative joint disease in ponies, at a stage when pain relief is no longer possible through intra-articular injections Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Simple surgical and imaging resources
*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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