Medycyna Wet. 64 (6), 844-846, 2008
Adamiak Z., Peczyński Z., Holak P.
Arthroscopic treatment of osteochondritis dissecans in equine joints
Artroscopic treatment of 14 joints in 13 horses with osteochondritis dissecans was presented in this study. Arthroscopy surgical technique, clinical results, and post-operative therapy were described. Additionally, an intra-operative complication that was noted in one horse was presented. As a result of the conducted endoscopic surgeries, 12 horses fully regained their health and a normal walking movement was ascertained. In the case of one horse a problem with the removal of a loose bone fragment during artroscopy on the hoof joint was noted.
Keywords: OCD, osteochondrosis, horse, arthroscopy, joint.