European Parliament Library

Equine fracture repair, edited by Alan J. Nixon

"The Second Edition of Equine Fracture Repair has been thoroughly revised and updated to present the most current information on fracture repair in horses. Written to be accessible, the text is logically arranged, presenting the most authoritative information on equine fracture repair with explanations of the expected outcomes. The book provides valuable insight as to whether a fracture should be repaired, the degree of difficulty of the procedure, and a wealth of practical information on surgical techniques"--Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Machine generated contents note: Section 1: Introduction.1. Bone structure and the response of bone to stress.2. Fracture biomechanics.3. Fracture healing.4. General considerations in selecting cases for fracturerepair.5. Racetrack fracture management and emergency care.6. First aid and transportation of fracture patients.7. Preoperative considerations.8. Surgical equipment and implants for fracture repair.9. Basic principles of fracture fixation -lag screw, DCP,LCP fixation.10. Advanced fracture fixation -locking plates,interlocking nails.11. Bone graft and bone substitutes.12. Biologic agents to enhance fracture healing.13. Casting and transfixed casting techniques.Section 2: Specific Fractures.14. Fractures of the distal phalanx.15. Fractures of the navicular bone.16. Arthrodesis of the distal interphalangeal joint.17. Fractures of the middle phalanx.18. Arthrodesis of the proximal interphalangeal joint.19. Fractures of the proximal phalanx.20. Fetlock fractures and luxations.21. Fractures of the proximal sesamoid bones.22. Fractures of the condyles MC3/MT3.23. Fetlock arthrodesis.24. Fractures of the third metacarpus and metatarsusdiaphysis.25. Metacarpal stress fractures.26. Fractures of the small metacarpal and metatarsal (splintbones).27. Fractures of the carpus.28. Carpal arthrodesis.29. Fractures of the radius.30. Fractures of the ulna.31. Fractures of the humerus.32. Shoulder luxation.33. Fractures of the scapula.34. Fractures and luxations of the hock.35. Fractures of the tibia.36. Fractures of the femur.37. Fractures of the stifle and patella.38. Fracture of the pelvis.39. Coxofemoral luxation.40. Fractures of the vertebrae.41. Fractures of the cranium.42. Fractures of the mandible, maxilla, and orbit.Section 3: Postoperative Aspects of Fracture Repair.43. Systems for recovery from anesthesia.44. Postanesthetic myopathy and neuropathy.45. Implant removal.46. Orthopedic implant failure.47. Delayed union, nonunion and malunion.48. Osteomyelitis.49. Stress laminitis and limb contracture.50. New implant systems
Literary Form
non fiction
Second edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (925 pages)
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item


Library Locations

  • EP Library Luxembourg

    Rue du Fort Thüngen, Luxembourg, L-1313, LU
  • EP Library Brussels

    60 rue Wiertz, Brussels, B-1047, BE
  • EP Library Strasbourg

    7 Place Adrien Zeller, Allée du Printemps, Strasbourg, F-67070, FR