Corrective farriery to improve PADP may be investigated further as one component in the treatment of hindlimb lameness localised to regions proximal to the foot.
Surgical arthrodesis of the PIPJ was successful in most horses of the study population. Various nuances of the system for fracture repair need to be understood prior to its use.
CT-guided surgical debridement of SCL of the equine digit appears to result in a favorable outcome.
Future identification of the genes/variants that have the most impact on disease risk may allow early recognition of high-risk individuals.
The prognosis for return to athletic functions in horses with osseous trauma within the proximal aspect of the PP is guarded.
The results of this study justify evaluation of this technique in horses with a diagnosis of cervical vertebral compressive myelopathy.