Items Tagged with 'degenerative suspensory ligament desmitis'



Frustrated by a lack of consistency in diagnosing degenerative suspensory ligament desmitis (DSLD) in the early stages, Jeanette Mero and Janet Scarlett took a close look at the case records of 45 Peruvian Paso horses. Nearly half of these horses had earlier been diagnosed with a DSLD injury that was confirmed by a histological examination of the ligament tissue.

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Regrowing A Hoof

I was recently called to take a look at a horse that a client purchased for his daughter. Basically, the horse was given to him because of the condition of one hoof.
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This experimental study examined the effects of dorso-palmar and medio-lateral hoof imbalance on intra-articular pressure and fluid distribution in the coffin joint. Cadaver limbs were loaded in a hydraulic press to simulate vertical forces generated by standing and walking.
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