Lameness (AAEP Convention 2011)
- By Multiple Authors
- Mar 06, 2012
The latest developments in equine lameness research were discussed during the 2011 AAEP Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Equine lameness can strike joints, bones, and/or soft tissues in a horse's leg, and extensive research into treatment of equine lameness is ongoing.
This free report includes several key equine lameness research developments discussed during the event. Topics included: the use of platelet-rich plasma and acellular bone marrow for tendon/ligament injuries, microstructural alterations and navicular bone degeneration, humeral stress fracture location's effect on racing, combination use of Bute and Banamine discussion, bone marrow-derived stem cells, intravenous PBZ dosing, and pastern lucencies’ effect on racing performance.
- Effects of Behavior-Modifying Drug Investigated (AAEP 2011)
- Alternative Treatment for "Roaring" in Horses (AAEP 2011)
- Granulation Tissue Management in the Horse (AAEP 2011)
- Treating Equine Upper Respiratory Tract Ailments (AAEP 2011)
- Equine Head Flexion and Airway Inflammation (AAEP 2011)
- New Insulin Resistance Test Method for Horses (AAEP 2011)
- Benefits of Casts for Severe Horse Limb Injuries (AAEP 2011)
- Local Anesthesia's Effect on MRIs of Horse Feet (AAEP 2011)
- Bute and Banamine: Avoid Using Together (AAEP 2011)
- Standing RLP in Horses Safe, Effective (AAEP 2011)