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Computed tomographic contrast tenography of the digital flexor tendon sheath of the equine hindlimb

R. Agass, J. Dixon and B. Fraser | Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound | December 2017
Pre-surgical diagnostic investigation of the equine digital flexor tendon sheath is challenging with the current standard imaging techniques of ultrasonography and contrast radiography…

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Risk of iatrogenic damage to the sciatic nerve in dairy cattle

R. M. Kirkwood, J.G. Remnant, R.M. Payne, A.M. Murphy and W. Wapenaar | Veterinary Record | November 2017
Damage to the sciatic nerve in cattle can lead to pain, lameness, and paralysis and therefore is a cause of concern for both welfare and productivity. Clinical texts indicate that sciatic nerve damage can be caused by intramuscular injections into the gluteal region with recommendations that gluteal or caudal thigh regions are not used for intramuscular injection in thin or young animals…