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Journal Watch: 1200 Horse Study Reveals Clinical Considerations for Lameness Investigation

Journal Watch: 1200 Horse Study Reveals Clinical Considerations for Lameness Investigation

By Kevin Keegan Kevin G. Keegan, DVM, MS, DACVS | Laurie Tyrrell-Schroeder Laurie Tyrrell-Schroeder, DVM | Updated on | Journal Watch, KG Keegan, LT Schroeder

Study in review: Comparison of results for body-mounted inertial sensor assessment with final lameness determination in 1,224 equids Study by: Shannon K. Reed, DVM, MS; Joanne Kramer, DVM, MS; Lori Thombs, PhD; Jael B. Pitts, DVM, MS; David A. Wilson, DVM, MS and Kevin G. Keegan, DVM, MS, DACVS This month’s Journal Watch breaks down the largest study to date using body-mounted inertial sensors for the evaluation of lameness and how the information can be used in the clinical evaluation of equine lameness. This study, Comparison of results for body-mounted inertial sensor assessment with final lameness determination in 1224...

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Journal Watch: Meta-analysis of Catastrophic Musculoskeletal Injury on flat tracks

Journal Watch: Meta-analysis of Catastrophic Musculoskeletal Injury on flat tracks

By Kevin Keegan Kevin G. Keegan, DVM, MS, DACVS | Bronte Forbes Bronte Forbes, BSc, BVMS, MACVSc, MBA, MRCVS, Singapore Turf Club | Joanne Kramer Joanne Kramer, DVM, DACVS, University of Missouri | Updated on | B Forbes, Catastrophic Injury, Feature, J Kramer, Journal Watch, KG Keegan

Study in Review: Meta-analysis of risk factors for racehorse catastrophic musculoskeletal injury in flat racing P.L. Hitchens, A.V. Morrice-West, M.A. Stevenson, R.C. Whitton First published in The Veterinary Journal: 26 November 2018 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2018.11.014 Although catastrophic injury during racing or training has always been a concern to the equine racing industry, it is a growing focus to animal welfare advocacy groups around the globe.  It has once again been thrust into the public eye with the increased incidence at Santa Anita racetrack in California. As with most public issues, especially in today’s world with rapid and broad news dissemination,...

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Journal Watch: 1200 Horse Study Reveals Clinical Considerations for Lameness Investigation

Journal Watch: Meta-analysis of Catastrophic Musculoskeletal Injury on flat tracks

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