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Equine Veterinary Surgery: Journal Club

Resources for MU's Equine Surgery Group

Equine Surgery Journal Club: 2022

Donati B, Fürst AE, Del Chicca F, Jackson MA. Plate Removal after Internal Fixation of Limb Fractures: A Retrospective Study of Indications and Complications in 48 Horses. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2021 Jan;34(1):59-67. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1714411. Epub 2020 Aug 16. PMID: 32799311.

Stewart HL, Werpy NM, McIlwraith CW, Kawcak CE. Physiologic effects of long-term immobilization of the equine distal limb. Vet Surg. 2020 Jul;49(5):840-851. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13441. Epub 2020 May 15. PMID: 32412662.

Durket E, Gillen A, Kottwitz J, Munsterman A. Meta-analysis of the effects of lidocaine on postoperative reflux in the horse. Vet Surg. 2020 Jan;49(1):44-52. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13286. Epub 2019 Jul 9. PMID: 31290164.

Sparks HD, Nixon AJ, Fortier LA, Mohammed HO. Arthroscopic reattachment of osteochondritis dissecans cartilage flaps of the femoropatellar joint: long-term results. Equine Vet J. 2011 Nov;43(6):650-9. doi: 10.1111/j.2042-3306.2011.00362.x. Epub 2011 Jun 8. PMID: 21649712.

Samol MA, Uzal FA, Hill AE, Arthur RM, Stover SM. Characteristics of complete tibial fractures in California racehorses. Equine Vet J. 2021 Sep;53(5):911-922. doi: 10.1111/evj.13375. Epub 2020 Nov 27. PMID: 33119186.

Johnston AS, Sidhu ABS, Riggs CM, Verheyen KLP, Rosanowski SM. The effect of stress fracture occurring within the first 12 months of training on subsequent race performance in Thoroughbreds in Hong Kong. Equine Vet J. 2021 May;53(3):460-468. doi: 10.1111/evj.13324. Epub 2020 Oct 2. PMID: 32698239.

Pisano SRR, Stoffel MH, Bodó G. Ex vivo study of vagal branches at risk for iatrogenic injury during laryngoplasty in horses. Vet Surg. 2021 Feb;50(2):425-434. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13548. Epub 2020 Dec 2. PMID: 33264429.

Verkade ME, Suthers J, Wiemer P, Martens A, De Clercq E, Burford J. Ultrasonographic evaluation of the width, thickness, and length of the normal linea alba in standing and dorsal recumbent horses. Vet Surg. 2021 Jan;50(1):158-169. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13528. Epub 2020 Oct 12. PMID: 33043994.

Ramzan PHL, Wylie CE. Career outcome of Thoroughbred racehorses with metacarpo/metatarsophalangeal joint dorsal chip fracture managed nonsurgically and surgically: A retrospective cohort study. Equine Vet J. 2020 Nov;52(6):823-831. doi: 10.1111/evj.13253. Epub 2020 Apr 17. PMID: 32118304.

Gustafsson K, Tatz AJ, Slavin RA, Sutton GA, Dahan R, Ahmad WA, Kelmer G. Intraincisional medical grade honey decreases the prevalence of incisional infection in horses undergoing colic surgery: A prospective randomised controlled study. Equine Vet J. 2021 Nov;53(6):1112-1118. doi: 10.1111/evj.13407. Epub 2021 Jan 15. PMID: 33340154.

Bauck AG, Nelson E, McLain A, Cock G, Sanchez LC, Freeman DE. J-incision to approach the cranial abdomen in the adult horse. Vet Surg. 2021 Apr;50(3):600-606. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13597. Epub 2021 Feb 24. PMID: 33624855.

Ravanetti P, Lechartier A, Hamon M, Zucca E. A composite absorbable implant used to treat subchondral bone cysts in 38 horses. Equine Vet J. 2022 Jan;54(1):97-105. doi: 10.1111/evj.13428. Epub 2021 Feb 18. PMID: 33502044.

Noll CV, Kilcoyne I, Nieto JE, Thio T, Byrne BA. In vitro efficacy of a 0.2% polyhexamethylene biguanide-impregnated gauze dressing against pathogenic bacterial isolates found in horses. Vet Surg. 2021 May;50(4):880-887. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13626. Epub 2021 Mar 30. PMID: 33783851.

Wood AD, Sinovich M, Prutton JSW, Parker RA. Ultrasonographic guidance for perineural injections of the cervical spinal nerves in horses. Vet Surg. 2021 May;50(4):816-822. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13610. Epub 2021 Mar 10. PMID: 33751588.

Somm F, Suárez Sánchez-Andrade J, Martens A, Zedler ST, Klopfenstein MD, Boswell JC, Bladon BM, Lischer CJ, Richardson DW, Auer JA, Fürst AE, Kümmerle JM. A retrospective multicenter study on the use of locking compression plates for scapulohumeral arthrodesis in small equids. Vet Surg. 2021 Jul;50(5):954-965. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13618. Epub 2021 Mar 8. PMID: 33682947.

Haralambus R, Florczyk A, Sigl E, Gültekin S, Vogl C, Brandt S, Schnierer M, Gamerith C, Jenner F. Detection of synovial sepsis in horses using enzymes as biomarkers. Equine Vet J. 2022 May;54(3):513-522. doi: 10.1111/evj.13459. Epub 2021 Jun 15. PMID: 33977535.

Wismann ES, Jacobsen S, Thøfner M, Ladefoged S, Ekstrøm C, Lindegaard C. Long-term athletic performance in sport horses after desmotomy of the accessory ligament of the deep digital flexor tendon. Equine Vet J. 2022 May;54(3):495-501. doi: 10.1111/evj.13472. Epub 2021 Jun 29. PMID: 34050971.

Acutt EV, Contino EK, Frisbie DD, Barrett MF. Deep digital flexor tendon lesions in the pastern are associated with the presence of distal tendinopathy. Equine Vet J. 2022 May;54(3):502-512. doi: 10.1111/evj.13470. Epub 2021 Jun 28. PMID: 34050982.

Roessner HA, Hurcombe SD, Klein CE, Hopster K, Engiles JB. Comparison of one-layer Utrecht pattern with two-layer (simple continuous/Cushing) pattern for jejunojejunostomy in healthy horses in vivo. Vet Surg. 2021 Oct;50(7):1483-1494. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13679. Epub 2021 Jul 10. PMID: 34245462.

Baldwin CM, Morgan RE, Crawford AL, Villarino NF, Rubio-Martínez LM. Gross, computed tomographic, and endoscopic anatomy of the equine carpal extensor tendon sheaths. Vet Surg. 2022 Jan;51(1):202-213. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13743. Epub 2021 Nov 1. PMID: 34724242.

de Souza TC, Crowe OM, Bowles D, Poore LA, Suthers JM. Minimally invasive cranial ostectomy for the treatment of impinging dorsal spinous processes in 102 standing horses. Vet Surg. 2021 Oct 4. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13736. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34605555.

Watkins AR, Parente EJ. Salpingopharyngeal fistula as a treatment for guttural pouch mycosis in seven horses. Equine Vet J. 2018 Nov;50(6):781-786. doi: 10.1111/evj.12830. Epub 2018 Apr 24. PMID: 29514400.

Kadic DTN, Bonilla AG. Diagnostic needle arthroscopy of the tarsocrural joint in standing sedated horses. Vet Surg. 2020 Apr;49(3):445-454. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13375. Epub 2020 Jan 13. PMID: 31943288.

Racine J, O'Brien T, Bladon BM, Cruz AM, Stoffel MH, Haenssgen K, Rodgerson DH, Livesey MA, Koch C. Ceratohyoidectomy in standing sedated horses. Vet Surg. 2019 Nov;48(8):1391-1398. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13319. Epub 2019 Aug 30. PMID: 31469435.

Comino F, Röcken M, Gorvy D. Standing laparoscopy combined with a conventional inguinal approach to treat extended septic funiculitis in 12 horses. Vet Surg. 2022 Jul;51(5):853-858. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13809. Epub 2022 Apr 18. PMID: 35436003.

Zetterström SM, Boone LH, Farag R, Weimar WH, Caldwell FJ. Effect of single and double hemitenotomy on equine deep digital flexor tendon length and strength in experimental load challenges. Vet Surg. 2022 Apr 18. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13808. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35437771.

Davis JG, García-López JM. Arthroscopic findings and long-term outcomes in 76 sport horses with meniscal injuries (2008-2018). Vet Surg. 2022 Apr;51(3):409-417. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13784. Epub 2022 Feb 17. PMID: 35178749.

Murphy DJ, Kö-Peternelj V, Aleri JW. Intralesional bone marrow and superior check desmotomy is superior to conservative treatment of equine superficial digital flexor tendonitis. Equine Vet J. 2022 Jan 9. doi: 10.1111/evj.13553. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35000213.

Moss AL, Acutt EV, Ullal T, Applegate TJ, Hackett ES. Ureteropyeloscopic removal of a nephrolith from a 19 year old Hanoverian gelding. Vet Surg. 2022 May 10. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13815. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35535970.

Shan R, Johnston AS, Rosanowski SM, O'Shea J, Riggs CM. Stress fracture of the palmar, distal cortex of the third metacarpal bone: A diagnostic challenge with a good prognosis. Equine Vet J. 2022 Jan;54(1):74-81. doi: 10.1111/evj.13426. Epub 2021 Feb 17. PMID: 33454998.

Barton CK, Sandow CB, Rodgerson DH. Arthroscopic removal of osteochondral fragments located within the condylar fossa of the third metacarpus/metatarsus in Thoroughbred yearlings. Vet Surg. 2022 May 7. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13824. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35524683.

Lawson AL, Sherlock CE, Ireland JL, Mair TS. Equine nutrition in the post-operative colic: Survey of Diplomates of the American Colleges of Veterinary Internal Medicine and Veterinary Surgeons, and European Colleges of Equine Internal Medicine and Veterinary Surgeons. Equine Vet J. 2021 Sep;53(5):1015-1024. doi: 10.1111/evj.13381. Epub 2021 Jan 9. PMID: 33174212; PMCID: PMC8451781.

Doyle AJ, Saab ME, Lewis KM, McClure JT. Comparison of chlorhexidine and alcohol-based antisepsis of the distal limbs of horses. Equine Vet J. 2021 Nov;53(6):1234-1238. doi: 10.1111/evj.13417. Epub 2021 Jan 19. PMID: 33382152.

Krause DM, Pezzanite LM, Griffenhagen GM, Hendrickson DA. Comparison of equine synovial sepsis rate following intrasynovial injection in ambulatory versus hospital settings. Equine Vet J. 2022 May;54(3):523-530. doi: 10.1111/evj.13485. Epub 2021 Jul 8. PMID: 34115426; PMCID: PMC8664890.

Louro LF, Milner PI, Bardell D. Epidural administration of opioid analgesics improves quality of recovery in horses anaesthetised for treatment of hindlimb synovial sepsis. Equine Vet J. 2021 Jul;53(4):682-689. doi: 10.1111/evj.13338. Epub 2020 Sep 23. PMID: 32852063.

See Y. Intra-synovial corticosteroid injections in juvenile chronic arthritis--a review. Ann Acad Med Singap. 1998 Jan;27(1):105-11. PMID: 9588284.

Schweinsberg LP, Ehrle A, Schweinsberg U, Meehan L, Noguera Cender A, Lischer CJ. Single-cut osteotomy for correction of a complex multiplanar deformity of the radius in a Shetland pony foal. Vet Surg. 2022 Jan;51(1):148-156. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13725. Epub 2021 Oct 14. PMID: 34651322.

Velloso Álvarez A, Sandow CB, Rodgerson DH, Spirito MA. Survival and racing performance after surgical treatment of rib fractures in foals. Vet Surg. 2022 Jan;51(1):62-67. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13701. Epub 2021 Sep 6. PMID: 34486743.

Broyles AH, Embertson RM, Brett Woodie J, Machado V. The impact of grade of laryngeal function immediately prior to laryngoplasty and ipsilateral ventriculocordectomy on postoperative performance: 623 Thoroughbred racehorses (1998-2013). Equine Vet J. 2021 Oct 9. doi: 10.1111/evj.13523. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34626125.

Holcombe SJ, Shearer TR, Valberg SJ. The Effect of Core Abdominal Muscle Rehabilitation Exercises on Return to Training and Performance in Horses After Colic Surgery. J Equine Vet Sci. 2019 Apr;75:14-18. doi: 10.1016/j.jevs.2019.01.001. Epub 2019 Jan 25. PMID: 31002086.

Douglas HF, Stefanovski D, Southwood LL. Outcomes of pregnant broodmares treated for colic at a tertiary care facility. Vet Surg. 2021 Nov;50(8):1579-1591. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13727. Epub 2021 Sep 23. PMID: 34558077.

Birrell JR, Schulman ML, Botha AE, Ganswindt A, Fosgate GT, Bertschinger HJ. Vaccination against GnRH as a prelude to surgical castration of horses. Equine Vet J. 2021 Nov;53(6):1141-1149. doi: 10.1111/evj.13411. Epub 2021 Jan 20. PMID: 33354803.

Peeters MWJ, Thursby JJ, Watson HE, Berner D. Caudal foot placement superior to toe elevation for navicular palmaroproximal-palmarodistal-oblique image quality. Equine Vet J. 2022 Jan 29. doi: 10.1111/evj.13563. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35092326.

Jurek KA, Schoonover MJ, Williams MR, Rudra P. Effect of perfusate volume on amikacin concentrations after saphenous intravenous regional limb perfusion in standing, sedated horses. Vet Surg. 2022 May;51(4):665-673. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13789. Epub 2022 Mar 2. PMID: 35234300.

Hoaglund et al. Magnetic resonance imaging changes of the navicular bursa following navicular bursoscopy in seven horses. Equine Veterinary Education (2021).

Tatarniuk DM, Hill JA, Modesto RB, Swor TM, Caston SS, Kersh KD. Outcome following neurectomy of the deep branch lateral plantar nerve and plantar fasciotomy for hindlimb proximal suspensory desmopathy in western performance horses: 21 cases. Vet Surg. 2021 Feb;50(2):273-282. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13552. Epub 2020 Dec 16. PMID: 33331004.