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Journal January 2011 (Vol 33, No 1)

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Treating Navicular Syndrome in Equine Patients, January 2011 by R. Wayne Waguespack , DVM, MS, DACVS, R. Reid Hanson , DVM, DACVS, DACVECC

1. Which change(s) has/have been associated with the navicular bone and surrounding soft tissue structures in horses with navicular syndrome?
2. Which medical treatment(s) is/are used in horses with navicular syndrome?
3. The goal of shoeing a horse with navicular syndrome is to reduce forces on the navicular region by
4. Which statement(s) regarding treatment of navicular syndrome is/are true?
5. Which medication(s) can be injected into the DIPJ or navicular bursa to control clinical signs in horses with navicular syndrome?
6. Which medication(s) can be administered to minimize pain and inflammation associated with navicular syndrome?
7. Which medication(s) has/have been shown to decrease the clinical signs associated with navicular syndrome (clinically or in studies)?
8. Regarding PDN, which surgical technique(s) best minimizes the potential for neuroma formation?
9. Which potential complication(s) is/are associated with PDN?
10. Which product(s) can be used in chemical ablation of sensory fibers in the palmar digital nerves?
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