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Journal April 2011 (Vol 33, No 4)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

The Equine Pastern by Ryan S. Carpenter , DVM, MS, DACVS, Gary M. Baxter , VMD, MS, DACVS

1. Horses with _____ should not undergo diagnostic perineural anesthesia before radiography.
2. Which advanced imaging modality(ies) can help improve the accuracy of diagnosing pastern injuries?
3. SDFT injuries at the level of the pastern most commonly involve
4. What diagnostic tool should be considered if DFTS-associated lameness is suspected, sheath effusion is present, and the ultrasonographic findings are equivocal?
5. Which DSL is injured most commonly in all types of performance horses?
6. P1 fractures most often occur in _____ breeds, and P2 fractures most often occur in __________.
7. Radiographic abnormalities consistent with OA of the PIJ include
8. Which condition may be an incidental radiographic finding?
9. Which of the following is not used for intraarticular treatment of OA of the PIJ?
10. In general, horses with soft tissue injuries have a ______ chance of returning to their intended use, and osseous injuries typically have a ____ prognosis if arthrodesis is an option.
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