These days, in many species incisions are often closed with staples rather than stitches--and they're not just for external use any more. At the 2007 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 1-5 in Orlando, Fla., Christina Ellis, DVM, a veterinarian with Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital in Ocala, Fla., described the use of a TA-90 stapling device to close the

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