Carpal Spavin Surgery, Fine-Tuned

  • Print
  • Email
  • Favorite
  • Share
  • Newsletters

Several years ago, Spencer Barber, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) achieved a first in equine surgery when he developed a successful arthrodesis (surgical fusion) technique for treating a debilitating arthritic condition in horses called carpal spavin. This degenerative disease affects the carpometacarpal joint--the lower joint space of the knee in a

To continue reading this article, become a member of TheHorse.com.

It's FREE and you'll get full access to more than 20,000 articles, video, free reports & more.

Sign In
Stay on top of the most recent Horse Health news with FREE weekly newsletters from TheHorse.com. Learn More

Free Newsletters

Sign up for the latest in:

From our partners