publication . Article . 2016

Comparison of Three Techniques for Arthrocentesis of the Carpal Joint in Dromedary Camels: A Prospective Study

Adel M. Badawy; Eman A. Eshra;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2016 Journal: Journal of Advanced Veterinary Research (issn: 2090-6269, eissn: 2090-6277, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Assiut University
The aim of this prospective study was to determine the appropriate approaches for arthrocentesis of the carpal joint in dromedary camels and to compare between these approaches with regard to their success rate, feasibility, accuracy and ease of performance. Twenty-two cadaveric camel forelimbs obtained from 11 camel cadavers, and 4 living camels (6 joints) underwent arthrocentesis for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes, were used in this study. For studying gross anatomy of the suggested approaches, 4 forelimbs were used. For CT anatomy 3 forelimbs (one/each technique) were scanned before and after injection of iodinated contrast medium. For in-vitro evaluatio...
Medical Subject Headings: endocrine systemanimal structures
free text keywords: Veterinary medicine, SF600-1100
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