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Objectifying Lameness – A Better Way to Communicate Lameness to Pet Owners

Learn how employing a Stance Analyzer can help you in attempting to objectify lameness and enable better client communication.

Published: Veterinary Practice News. January 2018. Vol 30, No 1, Pg 40
Author(s): Erica Shoults, DVM

Skin Color and Tissue Thickness Effects on Transmittance, Reflectance, and Skin Temperature When Using 635 and 808nm Lasers in Low Intensity Therapeutics

This study examined the role that skin color and tissue thickness play on on transmittance, reflectance, and skin heating from red/infrared laser light.

Published: Lasers Surg Med. 2017 Nov 27. doi: 10.1002/lsm.22760
Author(s): Souza-Barros L, Dhaidan G, Maunula M, Solomon V, Gabison S, Lilge L, and Nussbaum E

Lingfield Equine Vets, Desmitis, Selle Francaise Mare

Signalment: 11-year-old Selle Francaise mare.
Diagnostics and Exam Findings: Diagnosed with acute bilateral and biaxial desmitis/degeneration of all four hindlimb suspensory branches after clinical examination, diagnostic analgesia, ultrasonography and radiography.
Laser Treatment: Initially treated three times weekly using a desmitis/tendonitis setting delivering 6960 J over 9 minutes and 40 seconds at 12 W with continuous wave on [...]

Author(s): Lingfield Equine Vets

Worldwide Veterinary Service, Severe Wounds/Degloving injuries, Mixed Breed

The patient suffered from degloving lesions and friction burns after falling off a moving vehicle she was tied on to during transport.

Author(s): Dr. Santiparp and Jeanne Marchig, Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS), International Veterinary Training Centre (ITC), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Baring Boulevard Veterinary Hospital, Post-Surgical Dehiscence, Boxer

Patient presented with complete dehiscence of previous surgical site of MCT removal. The owners had just moved into town and the patient had the growth removal just prior to moving.

Author(s): Dr. Hogle, Baring Boulevard Veterinary Hospital, Reno, NV, USA

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