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Biomechanical Testing of Double Hemitenotomy for Equine Deep Digital Flexor Tendon Lengthening 

Zetterström, Sandra (2021-07-14)
Deep digital flexor (DDF) tenotomy is performed in horses with laminitis to diminish the force of the DDF on the third phalanx (P3) which causes P3 rotation due to loss of laminar integrity counteracting the DDF pull. ...

Comparison of Tensile Strength and Early Healing of Self-Locking and Surgeon’s Knots for Closure of Ventral Midline Celiotomy in Horses 

Weatherall, Kathleen (2020-07-15)
Characteristics of surgical closure are associated with incisional complications. The surgical knot has been shown to be the weakest point of the suture line. Self-locking knots, such as the forwarder (F) and Aberdeen (A) ...

Evaluation of a Transvaginal Laparoscopic NOTES (Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery) Approach to the Abdomen of Mares 

Alford, Christopher (2010-07-19)
The objectives of this study were to describe a natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) using laparoscopic and endoscopic instrumentation transvaginally into the standing mare’s abdomen and identify structures ...

Evaluation of the Aberdeen and Forwarder knots in large gauge suture 

Gillen, Alexandra (2016-07-22)
Methods: Forwarder, Aberdeen, surgeon’s and square knots were tested using large gauge suture under linear tension on a universal testing machine, recording knot holding capacity (KHC). Relative knot security (RKS) was ...

Orthobiologic use for equine joint disease 

Velloso Alvarez, Ana (2020-11-23)
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the leading cause of musculoskeletal disability in people and Horses. There is a critical need for better understanding of new therapeutics and their effects on the disease. Orthobiologics are ...

The Presence of the Hyaluronan Receptor CD44 in the Reproductive Tract of the Mare 

Rodriguez-Hurtado, Isabel (2007-12-15)
Objective - To investigate the presence and localization of the hyaluronan receptor CD44 in the reproductive tract of the mare. Animals Six adult mares Procedures - Tissue sections of ovaries, oviducts and uterus were ...