Combined nanoindentation testing and scanning electron microscopy of bone and articular calcified cartilage in an equine fracture predilection site

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M Doube; EC Firth; A Boyde; AJ Bushby;
  • Publisher: AO Research Institute Davos
  • Journal: European Cells & Materials (issn: 1473-2262)
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  • Subject: nanoindentation | scanning electron microscopy | bone | cartilage | mineralisation | Surgery | RD1-811 | Diseases of the musculoskeletal system | RC925-935

Condylar fracture of the third metacarpal bone (Mc3) is the commonest cause of racetrack fatality in Thoroughbred horses. Linear defects involving hyaline articular cartilage, articular calcified cartilage (ACC) and subchondral bone (SCB) have been associated with the f... View more
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