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Anton Fürst, Wayne McIlwraith, Dean Richardson

Executive Editor

Jörg Auer

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Dorsal recumbency

1. Positioning of the horse

The horse is positioned in dorsal recumbency with the leg extended.

The surgical site is prepared and draped for aseptic surgery. Drapes are applied to allow for intraoperative access for lateromedial and dorsopalmar radiographs.

Dorsal recumbency