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Title Joint disease in the horse / edited by C. Wayne McIlwraith, David D. Frisbie, Christopher E. Kawcak, Rene Van Weeren.
Imprint St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2016]


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Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 408 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Description based on print version record.
Subject Horses -- Diseases.
Joints -- Diseases.
Horse Diseases.
Joint Diseases -- veterinary.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Section I: General principles of joint pathobiology. General anatomy and physiology of joints -- Biomechanics in joints -- Traumatic arthritis and posttraumatic osteoarthritis in the horse -- Pathologic manifestations of joint disease -- Osteochondritis dissecans -- Subchondral cystic lesions -- Septic arthritis -- Effects of loading/exercise on articular tissues and developmental aspects of joints -- Section II: General principles of diagnosis and treatment. Principles of diagnosis -- Synovial fluid and serum biomarkers -- Section III: Principles of therapy of traumatic arthritis and osteoarthritis. Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs -- Intraarticular corticosteroids -- Hyaluronan -- Polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (Adequan®) -- Pentosan polysulfate -- Biologic therapies -- Stem cells -- Physical rehabilitation -- Use of oral joint supplements in equine joint disease -- Section IV: Specifics of anatomy, clinical diagnosis, imaging diagnosis, and treatment by region. Distal limb -- Fetlock -- Carpus -- The elbow and shoulder -- Tarsus -- Stifle -- The hip -- Section V: New frontiers. Equine joint disease: present and future directions in research.
Other Author McIlwraith, C. Wayne, editor.
Frisbie, David D., editor.
Kawcak, Christopher E., editor.
Weeren, René van, 1957- editor.
Other Title Print version: Joint disease in the horse. Second edition. St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2016] 9781455759699