September 03, 2012

CT and MRI detectable markers for condylar fracture

Tim Parkin – University of Glasgow
Rachel Murray & Carolyne Tranquille – Animal Health Trust
Kenton Morgan & Jen Swindlehurst – University of Liverpool
Wayne McIlwraith, Chris Kawcak & Chelsea Zimmerman – Colorado State University

Preventing cannon bone fractures
MRI scans detect changes which simply don't show on normal x-rays BEFORE the bone breaks. HBLB funded research has identified clear tell tale changeswhich predict a horse is 'at risk'. In this way cannon bone fractures, the injury that ended the racing career of Mill Reef, Manduro, Dubai Millennium and others, may soon become less frequent.

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