Learn how computed tomography (CT), MRI, and nuclear scintigraphy can help vets diagnose issues within horses' bodies.
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A better understanding of the lesions found in growing horse skeletons has led to clearer terminology.
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Veterinarians treated horse stifle injuries with corticosteroid injections, stem cell approaches, and surgery.
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October 11, 2014
Learn how computed tomography (CT), MRI, and nuclear scintigraphy can help vets diagnose issues within horses' bodies.... Read More
September 11, 2013
Researchers confirmed what some believed all along: JOCC might be one disease, but it’s a very complex one.... Read More
September 07, 2013
A better understanding of the lesions found in growing horse skeletons has led to clearer terminology.... Read More
April 11, 2012
Veterinarians treated horse stifle injuries with corticosteroid injections, stem cell approaches, and surgery.... Read More
September 01, 2011
When a horse needs surgery, what's his prognosis for a full recovery? What problems can occur during recovery?... Read More
December 27, 2010
TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE on Feeding Foals and Young Horses, held on Dec. 15, is now available for listening on demand. Questions about developmental orthopedic disease in horses, grains, forages, supplements, breed differences, and more... Read More
August 25, 2009
A once-paralyzed foal is now up and running about with the help of an equine "walker" following a groundbreaking surgery to remove a cyst from the spinal cord, according to the treating veterinarians in Belgium.
The Boulonnais draft horse... Read More
February 01, 2006
Horse breeders have long known that problems can develop in the bones of young horses as they grow. The term developmental orthopedic disease (DOD) was coined in 1986 to encompass all orthopedic problems seen in the growing foal and has become... Read More
September 01, 2001
It doesn't take much to spot a stifle problem: The telltale swelling in the stifle area is a big hint.... Read More
January 01, 2001
Many horses can be off in their performance, yet not show clinical signs of lameness. There might be no answers after the customary diagnostic work-up, leaving veterinarian and owner scratching their heads and looking for the next stop in the... Read More
October 01, 1999
Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is an affliction, if left untreated, that can have long-term harmful effects on the young, growing horse as well as the performing or racing horse. OCD actually is a disease subset of osteochondrosis and... Read More