Making, Placing, and Removing Transphyseal Staples

Many methods have been used to straighten crooked limbs on foals, and in the past staples placed across the "long" side's growth plate have received somewhat mixed reviews. However, some researchers suggest that this was due to poor staple choice and resulting complications. Stephanie Caston, DVM, an equine surgeon at Iowa State University, showed attendees an updated method for making,

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