Evaluation of several pre-clinical tools for identifying characteristics associated with limb bone fracture in thoroughbred racehorses

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Corsten, Anthony Nicholas;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Subject: Biological sciences | Fracture risk | Peripheral quantitative computed tomography | Raman spectroscopy | Reference point indentation | Third metacarpal | Thoroughbred racehorse | Veterinary Medicine

Catastrophic skeletal fractures in racehorses are devastating not only to the animals, owners and trainers, but also to the perception of the sport in the public eye. The majority of these fatal accidents are unlikely to be due to chance, but are rather an end result fa... View more
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