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Alan Ruggles, Jeffrey Watkins

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Jörg Auer

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Craniolateral approach to the equine radius

1. Skin incision

An incision is made through the skin and subcutaneous tissues extending from the level of the elbow to the distal aspect of the radius located between the extensor carpal radialis and the common digital extensor muscles proximally and between the tendons distally over craniolateral and cranial aspect of the radius, respectively.

craniolateral approach to the radius

2. Exposure

The muscle bellies are elevated to expose the cranial aspect of the radius.

craniolateral approach to the radius
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