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Cutting to Cure — Proximal Suspensory Desmitis of the Hindlimbs CE Article #1

1. What conformational hindlimb abnormality(ies) predispose(s) horses to proximal suspensory desmitis?
2. Which imaging modality is the least reliable in confirming a diagnosis of proximal suspensory desmitis of the hindlimbs?
3. What is the most common ultrasonographic change associated with proximal suspensory desmitis of the hindlimbs?
4. Which radiographic abnormality is not seen with proximal suspensory desmitis of the hindlimbs?
5. MRI has been used successfully to establish a diagnosis of proximal suspensory desmitis in
6. In one study, ____ of 44 horses with proximal suspensory desmitis of one or both hindlimbs that received radial pressure-wave therapy in addition to restriction of exercise for 12 weeks were able to return to their previous level of activity for at least 6 months without recurrence of lameness.
7. The suspensory ligament of the hindlimb is innervated by the
8. The lateral plantar nerve is a branch of the _________ nerve.
9. To resect a portion of the DBLPN, the clinician should center the skin incision
10. In horses with lameness due to proximal suspensory desmitis of the hindlimbs, ____% returned to soundness after resection of a portion of the DBLPN without fasciotomy.
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