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Anton Fürst

Executive Editor

Jörg Auer

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Lateral recumbency

1. Positioning

If the procedure is performed under general anesthesia, the horse is placed in lateral recumbency with the displaced processes uppermost.

lateral recumbency

2. Preparation for surgery

Routine aseptic preparation and placing impermeable drapes is performed. The fluoroscope is positioned under the operating table and it is also draped.