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Musculoskeletal disorders and orthopaedics

Section edited by Ignacio Calvo

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Bone healing and assessment of the state of bone bridging is an important part of clinical orthopedics, whether for fracture healing or for follow up of osteotomy procedures. Tibial tuberosity advancement (TTA...

    Authors: Marije Risselada, Matthew D. Winter, Daniel D. Lewis, Emily Griffith and Antonio Pozzi

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:164

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    Despite the importance of inflammation during the pathogenesis of cranial cruciate ligament disease (CCLD) in dogs and despite the latest knowledge suggesting a significant role of adipose tissue in osteoarthr...

    Authors: Manuel R. Schmidli, Bettina Fuhrer, Nadine Kurt, David Senn, Michaela Drögemüller, Ulrich Rytz, David E. Spreng and Simone Forterre

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:161

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Pathological changes and resulting functional impairment of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) can substantially affect physical condition, morbidity, and mortality of wildlife species. Analysis of TMJ disorder...

    Authors: Catharina Ludolphy, Patricia Kahle, Horst Kierdorf and Uwe Kierdorf

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:150

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    Static posturography and pedobarography are based on the detection of postural imbalance and, consequently, the pressure redistribution between limbs in lame subjects. These techniques have proven to be useful...

    Authors: Lidia Pitti, Maarten Oosterlinck, Maria L. Díaz-Bertrana, José M. Carrillo, Mónica Rubio, Joaquin Sopena, Angelo Santana and José M. Vilar

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:151

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    The equine m. gluteus medius (GM) is the largest muscle of the horse, its main movement function is the extension of the hip joint. The objective of the present study was to measure equine GM activity in three...

    Authors: Rebeka R. Zsoldos, Anna Voegele, Bjoern Krueger, Ulrike Schroeder, Andreas Weber and Theresia F. Licka

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:126

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    The usefulness of studying posture and its modifications due to locomotor deficiencies of multiple origins has been widely proven in humans. To assess its suitability in the canine species, static posturograph...

    Authors: José M. Carrillo, Maria E. Manera, Mónica Rubio, Joaquin Sopena, Angelo Santana and José M. Vilar

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:108

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Tiludronate and clodronate are FDA-approved bisphosphonate drug therapies for navicular disease in horses. Although clinical studies have determined their ability to reduce lameness associated with skeletal di...

    Authors: Heather A. Richbourg, Colin F. Mitchell, Ashley N. Gillett and Margaret A. McNulty

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:105

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Finite element analysis was used to compare fixation methods for double pelvic osteotomy (DPO). Using 3D scanning a stereolithography (stl) image was produced of a canine pelvis and this was subsequently refin...

    Authors: William McCartney, Bryan MacDonald, Ciprian Andrei Ober, Rubén Lostado-Lorza and Fátima Somovilla Gómez

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:100

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Intra-articular administration of stanozolol has shown promising results by improving the clinical management of lameness associated with naturally-occurring osteoarthritis (OA) in horses, and by decreasing os...

    Authors: Mariana Castro Martins, Mandy J. Peffers, Katie Lee and Luis M. Rubio-Martinez

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:103

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) insufficiency is a degenerative condition that is a common cause of pelvic limb lameness and osteoarthritis in dogs. Surgical therapies developed to treat dogs with naturally o...

    Authors: Selena Tinga, Stanley E. Kim, Scott A. Banks, Stephen C. Jones, Brian H. Park, Antonio Pozzi and Daniel D. Lewis

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:85

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  11. Content type: Research article

    We have previously demonstrated that a mixture of Curcuminoids extract, hydrolyzed COllagen and green Tea extract (CCOT) inhibited inflammatory and catabolic mediator’s synthesis by bovine and human chondrocyt...

    Authors: Fanny Comblain, Nicolas Barthélémy, Michael Lefèbvre, Cédric Schwartz, Isabelle Lesponne, Samuel Serisier, Alexandre Feugier, Marc Balligand and Yves Henrotin

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:395

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Despite the use of water treadmills (WT) in conditioning horses, the intensity of WT exercise has not been well documented. The workload on a WT is a function of water height and treadmill speed. Therefore, th...

    Authors: Persephone Greco-Otto, Stephanie Bond, Raymond Sides, Grace P. S. Kwong, Warwick Bayly and Renaud Léguillette

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:360

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Osteochondrosis (OC) is a common, clinically important joint disorder in which endochondral ossification is focally disturbed. Reduced blood supply to growing cartilage is considered an important cause of the ...

    Authors: E. M. van Grevenhof, A. R. D. Gezelle Meerburg, M. C. van Dierendonck, A. J. M. van den Belt, B. van Schaik, P. Meeus and W. Back

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:324

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Intravenous regional anaesthesia (IVRA) and hindfoot four-point nerve block anaesthesia (NBA) are recommended for local anaesthesia (LA) in the distal limb of dairy cows. Two studies were conducted to compare ...

    Authors: S. Yavari, N. Khraim, G. Szura, A. Starke, E. Engelke, C. Pfarrer, K. Hopster, M. Schmicke, W. Kehler, M. Heppelmann, S. B. R. Kästner and J. Rehage

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:320

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    Chondrotoxic effects of local anaesthetics are well reported in humans and some animal species but knowledge on their toxic effects on synoviocytes or equine chondrocytes or the effects on cellular production ...

    Authors: L. M. Rubio-Martínez, E. Rioja, M. Castro Martins, S. Wipawee, P. Clegg and M. J. Peffers

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:318

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The physis is the weakest component of immature long bones, and physeal fractures constitute about 30% of fractures in growing dogs. Fractures of the proximal humeral physis typically have a Salter Harris type...

    Authors: Jiawen Ma, Tian Wang, Vedran Lovric, Kenneth A. Johnson and William R. Walsh

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:306

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Articular osteochondrosis is a common cause of leg weakness in pigs and is defined as a focal delay in the endochondral ossification of the epiphysis. The first demonstrated steps in the pathogenesis consist o...

    Authors: Andreas Finnøy, Kristin Olstad and Magnus B. Lilledahl

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:270

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Complete rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) in dogs causes profound disturbance to stifle joint biomechanics. The objective of this study was to characterize the effects of cranial cruciate ligame...

    Authors: Stanley E. Kim, Geoffrey J. Zann, Selena Tinga, Erica J. Moore, Antonio Pozzi and Scott A. Banks

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:250

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