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Bruno Peirone

Executive Editor

Amy Kapatkin

General Editor

Noel Moens

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Nonsurgical management

1. Indications

The preferred treatment for 32-A1 fractures is nonoperative.


2. Principles

Generally, the underlying reason for young animals' bones to be prone to these fractures is diet related or metabolic.

3. Nonsurgical fracture management

Cage rest usually suffices and fracture healing is quickly achieved.

nonsurgical management