Authors of section


Anton Fürst

Executive Editor

Jörg Auer

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1. Preparation and approach

This procedure is performed with the patient placed in lateral recumbency through the approach to the paracondylar process.

approach to paracondylar process

2. Resection

The fragment is isolated and freed of the surrounding tissue with the help of scissors.


Once isolated, the fragment is removed. The skin is closed routinely.


3. Aftercare

The horse is confined to stall rest followed by two weeks of hand-walking exercises.